TMCNet:  Safer rides and walks with RAK | Road Assessment Kit

[February 13, 2018]

Safer rides and walks with RAK | Road Assessment Kit

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Hen Systems (RHS), a Coloradoan based geospatial company with more than 20 years of experience locating infrastructure with innovative video mapping technology, is launching their newest affordable, reliable, and simple to use Road Assessment Kit (RAK). RAK locates in real-time sidewalk, and paved and unpaved road conditions, such as potholes, sidewalks, cracks, and damaged traffic signs and curbs, to name a few. RAK was designed to help the road and bridge departments of smaller counties, and engineering and surveying consulting firms with strategic maintenance planning to contribute to pedestrians and drivers safety. Watch the RAK video demo.

 (PRNewsfoto/Red Hen Systems, LLC)

RAK Benefits

  • RAK is affordable. Compared to high-end solutions with prices up to $100K, RAK offers kits starting at $8K, and a rental option for people interested but not qute ready to buy. "Counties are facing a critical problem by having tight budgets for street maintenance, in some cases, they even monitor their roads manually. They still have to get the work done and ensure their communities a safer ride and walk home," said Neil Havermale, RHS founder.
  • RAK is reliable. It uses trustworthy video mapping technology including action cameras such us GoPro's or 360 video cameras, Google Earth map, Garmin GPS, SlingStudio Hub recorder, and VMS-333 multiplexor with an Android app.
  • RAK is simple to use. Set up takes less than 10 minutes, and it can be mounted on any vehicle, allowing road and sidewalk surveyors to effortlessly patrol and geotag the location of unpaved and paved road conditions using an intuitive Android app to make informed decisions to mark conditions of assets.

Asphalt Show | Feb 21-23, Colorado

RHS will be showcasing RAK at the 45th Annual Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference and Equipment Show on February 21-23, 2018 at the Crown Plaza DIA in Denver, Colorado.

For information or questions about RAK, please contact:

Magaly Mori Beeton, Marketing Specialist

About Red Hen Systems, LLC

Red Hen Systems is an industry leader with 21 years of experience using innovative geospatial solutions to locate, visualize and map infrastructure. The company has been at the forefront of integrating video into its professional, cutting-edge solutions for applications such as road surveying and pipeline leak detection.


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