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Variable Message
Signs

Flexible solutions for displaying multiple messages.

Coeval is a specialist in robust, LED road sign-based systems that advise, inform, educate and protect our communities. With a single sign that serves multiple functions, Variable Message Signs (VMS) are an ideal LED signage solution for influencing road user behaviour whether that be incident awareness, parking guidance, tunnel and toll lane usage, event management or any number of other scenarios.

We provide fixed, mobile, portable and roof-mounted LED signage for a wide variety of applications.

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE

Our range of VMS are:

  • More easily noticed by drivers than static signs
  • Visible in all conditions, including at night
  • Flexible to your needs – displaying different speed limits /messages as required
  • Remotely controllable using our cloud-based software

VARIABLE MESSAGE SIGN (VMS)

Coeval supply a complete range of motorway VMS, from single line to full colour matrix, and urban VMS with a wide range of pictograms and text messages.

Intelligent VMS can be used to support a number of measures from improved road safety to air quality monitoring; every 4 minutes, someone is injured on a British road and poor air quality is the biggest environmental threat to health in the UK with up to 36,000 deaths a year attributed to long-term exposure (Public Health England, March 2019).

There were 1,748 road deaths in the year ending June 2019, as reported by the DfT (30 July 2020). The statistics also show there were 153,315 casualties of all severities in reported road traffic collisions in 2019. This is 5% lower than in 2018 and is the lowest level since 1979.

 

The Environment Audit Committee has estimated that total health costs, due to air pollution, range between £8.5 billion and £20.2 billion a year. Utilising intelligent road signage to influence road user behaviour and increase the attractiveness of active travel (walking and cycling), by improving safety and comfort, can support road safety and the improvement in air quality.

Coeval’s VMS are modular in design and can be supplied in one, two or full colour, in varying sizes, and from 12mm to 25mm pixel pitch. We also supply a wide range of parking, tunnel and toll signage.

KEY FEATURES

  • Cloud Control application for remote monitoring and control and data provision
  • Brightness control via either a timetable or light sensor
  • Multiple interfaces: RS 232, RS 485, Ethernet,
  • Profibus, Bluetooth, Wireless, Wi-fi and GSM/GPRS,
  • UTMC compatible
  • LED detection and error reporting
  • Temperature monitoring and control
  • Data logging of activities, with downloadable files via GPRS, or locally via a tablet
  • RGB available

MOBILE VMS

The need for a visible message is not always fixed or permanent, sometimes people need to be informed of temporary roadworks, flood warning, changes in traffic flow or upcoming events in the area, and more recently we have seen mobile displays used to communicate Covid-19 messages.

Coeval supplies a complete range of Mobile VMS, from single line to full Colour Matrix, Vehicle Activated Signs (VAS), and Urban VMS with a wide range of pictograms and text messages. This means our signs can be used for a wide range of customer requirements from road safety/warning signs to event management.

Coeval’s solar powered Mobile VMS are easily deployed and simple to programme, making them a perfect solution for providing temporary and effective messaging.

Our Mobile VMS range includes full-size and compact (see Portable VMS) options and offers LED signs that are modular in design and can be supplied in one, two or full colour, in varying shapes and sizes, and from 12mm to 25mm pixel pitch.

With a single sign that serves multiple functions, Mobile Variable Message Signs (VMS) are an ideal road signage solution for informing, advising and influencing road users and the wider public.

KEY FEATURES

  • Remotely monitor & control signs via our cloud-based software
  • Brightness control via either a timetable or light sensor
  • Full colour matrix LED screen to display text and imagery
  • Real-time message updates
  • Straight forward remote programming from a removable handheld controller
  • Interfaces: RS232, RS485, Ethernet, Profibus, Bluetooth, Wireless, Wi-fi, GSM/GPRS
  • LED detection & error reporting
  • Temperature monitoring & control
  • UTMC compatible
  • Data logging of activities, with downloadable files via GPRS, or locally via a tablet
  • Attached to any vehicle for easy transportation
  • GPS tracking optional
  • Web based fleet control software optional

PORTABLE VMS

This compact and portable fixed or variable message sign offers a wide range of display options including speed indication/warning and pictograms. This sign solution is ideal where space is at a premium. The size and portability of the Coeval ii4800 range makes it easy to transport and deploy and is available with either mains power or solar/battery options.

A robust 3mm steel construction incorporating a compact battery box and foldaway handles for ease of mobility, the Coeval ii4800 is the ideal choice for temporary LED signage requirements – particularly useful during events, short term road signage (for roadworks, diversion etc.) and to provide key messages in more urban environments (such as the recent Covid-19 communications).

The usability of Coeval ii4800 portable unit is further augmented by user-friendly software – the LED signs are easily programmable with a quick and simple setup.

An optional towing trailer specifically designed to carry the ii4800 is also available. It is fully galvanised and features a fixed lighting system.

The Coeval ii4800 carries a full 2-year return to base warranty.

KEY FEATURES

  • User-friendly technology
  • Full colour RGB
  • Compact and easily transported and deployed
  • Remotely monitor and control all signs via our Cloud-based software
  • Brightness control via either a timetable or light sensor
  • Battery voltage monitoring
  • Interfaces: RS232, Ethernet, Bluetooth, Wireless, Wi-fi, GSM/GPRS
  • LED detection and error reporting
  • Temperature monitoring and control
  • Data logging of activities, with downloadable files via Bluetooth/GPRS
  • Adjustable speed threshold for use on variable speed roads
  • Capable of holding 3 x 12v 110Ah batteries

VEHICLE ROOF MOUNTED VMS

Our Vehicle Roof Mounted VMS system is ideal for escort vehicles and traffic management services. With a single sign that serves multiple functions, this VMS solution is ideal for informing, advising and influencing road users.

This system consists of a VMS and roof mounting structure with linear actuator for lifting and lowering the sign.

The solution also includes advanced, user friendly, control and diagnostics software and can be connected to our Cloud Control platform for remote monitoring and control in real time.

KEY FEATURES

  • Compact, lightweight modular design
  • Universal mounting on commercially available roof racks
  • Minimum aerodynamic drag design
  • Cloud Control platform for remote access and control
  • High definition LEDs ensuring clear visibility of messages in all weather conditions

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