smartmicro offers traffic detection solutions for end users as well as radar sensors for OEM integration. Our radar technology is highly valued by numerous partners worldwide.


Over 75 thousand sensors are already deployed. With more than ten years of experience in the traffic industry, smartmicro is the perfect partner for traffic system providers and system integrators.


Our sensors feature most advanced multi-lane and multi-object tracking. They achieve highest detection performance, excellent counting accuracy and classification of moving and stopped traffic – no matter if the road is straight or curved.


Due to the innovative design, one single smartmicro radar sensor can be utilized for multiple applications: at intersections (stop bar and advance detection), for highway management (counting and classification) or enforcement applications.


Using ultra-high definition (4D/UHD) technology, traffic can be reliably classified in seven classes – pedestrians, bikes, motorcycles, passenger cars, transporters, trucks or buses and long trucks – to enhance safety especially for vulnerable road users.


Radar is the most robust sensing technology and is not affected by dirt, smog, sunlight, wind or sandstorms. Rain and snow have only a small impact on the performance. Our radars are almost unbreakable, rated IP67 and reliably work in environments from -40 to +85°C over a long lifetime.


Using forward-firing radar technology, the mounting position of our non-intrusive sensors is most flexible. They can be installed on existing infrastructure: at the roadside, the corner of an intersection, the median of a highway or on a gantry. The integrated attitude sensor reports pitch and roll angles of the radar and simplifies the setup.


smartmicro sensors undergo a sophisticated end-of-line test and calibration procedure, as well as a burn-in stage after the production. The sensors maintain high accuracy by means of built-in self-calibration functions throughout the entire design life.


Our radar sensors offer fail-safe features. By means of integrated self-calibration and self-diagnosis functions, such as blind and rain detection, misalignment reporting and interference suppression, they ensure dependable operation.

our technology is unrivalled

Forward Firing

Unlike older side firing sensors, the modern smartmicro radars use multiple forward firing beams which has many advantages. Vehicles remain inside the field of view for much longer, their position and speed vectors are measured with higher accuracy, and a better classification is achieved. Our radar sensors are the only technology available on the market today that supports precise trajectory tracking of vehicles. Due to their high coverage, vehicle positions can be tracked for up to 300m and over a 100-degree field of view.

Looking along the road, the mounting position is more flexible. On the roadside, at the corner of an intersection, at the median of a highway or on a gantry, whatever sensor position: forward firing provides the best coverage.

Existing infrastructure like traffic light poles or street light poles can be used. Other than for obsolete side-firing radars which usually need a very high mounting position, moderate heights are sufficient. Since vehicles are tracked over a longer period when they drive in the field of view, occlusion rarely happens.


One single smartmicro sensor offers up to 32 detection zones and can, for example, replace up to 32 loops. Additionally, the detection zones covered with our sensors can be configured in their position, size and function. Compared to in-ground systems, our above-ground sensors are easy to install on existing infrastructure. 
This means not only that our sensors are a lot more cost-efficient, since one single device can cover an entire area. smartmicro sensors can also be easily reconfigured or adjusted in their position in case the traffic routing on-site changes or, for example, a bike lane is added.


smartmicro radar sensors featuring high definition 3D technology provide Cartesian coordinates, velocity vector, range and azimuth angle simultaneously for all traffic objects within the field of view.

Our 3-dimensional radar detection principle measures:

  • Direct unambiguous Doppler (speed)
  • Direct range
  • Direct azimuth (horizontal) angle


In addition to these three dimensions, our 4D measurement includes the elevation angle simultaneously for all traffic objects within the field of view. The additional measurement of the elevation angle indicates the vehicle height.

Our 4-dimensional radar detection principle measures:

  • Direct unambiguous Doppler (speed)
  • Direct range
  • Direct azimuth (horizontal) angle
  • Direct elevation (vertical) angle


Most other radar sensors on the market separate objects by only one parameter, for example either range or speed. Featuring HD technology smartmicro sensors separate objects by both speed and range. This leads to robust performance especially in dense traffic conditions.

  • Separation in speed
  • Separation in range




smartmicro radar sensors featuring ultra-high definition (UHD) technology achieve the highest performance available today and outperform other traffic radars. UHD radar technology enables to separate objects by speed, range and azimuth angle and to measure elevation angles.

  • Separation in speed

  • Separation in range

  • Separation in angle



For reliable detection and control of the traffic flow at intersections, typically up to four radar sensors are installed. Those can be operated free of any mutual interference. However, with other, mainly automotive radar sensors in the same area, interference could result in reduced sensitivity and detection range. This may lead to inaccurate traffic detection, which can affect the safety of all road users.

Thus, all smartmicro radar models have integrated interference mitigation. A special algorithm detects and suppresses the interference adaptively. This reliably filters out any false detections and significantly improves the detection rate in scenarios with high interference levels. Also, the interference level is reported as diagnosis information.


Since many roads are not straight, smartmicro traffic radars support any shape a road may have: not by approximating the road shape with many short straight sections, but by elegantly bending the virtual lanes – just as the real road is shaped.

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All-in-one solution
Our innovative all-in-one solution TRUGRD Stream with an integrated camera provides either still pictures or live video streams to traffic operation centers.
Major Advantages
The integrated camera allows for simplified alignment and enhanced usability of the radar sensor.
Our Vision
With our new premium model, we strive for increased traffic safety, especially for vulnerable road users, as well as for the reduction of CO2 emissions - taking detection and classification to the next level.
  • All-in-one solution
  • Featuring 4D/UHD+ resolution
  • Combining the benefits of radar and camera
  • Most advanced radar technology for highest detection performance
  • Camera with supreme low light performance for easy installation & increased usability


Based on the improved capabilities of our new TRUGRD premium model, our innovative all-in-one solution TRUGRD Stream will soon be available. If you are interested in further information, please contact us. To reserve TRUGRD Stream for an individual trial, you can request a free demo kit now.


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  • Successor of UMRR-0C Type 42
  • Coverage of up to 12 lanes
  • Range of up to 300m (984ft)
  • 110-degree field of view
  • Detection of up to 256 traffic objects simultaneously
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UMRR-11 | 77GHz

  • Coverage of up to six lanes
  • Range of up to 175m (574ft)
  • Detection of up to 256 traffic objects simultaneously
  • User-selectable Long- and Medium-Range Mode
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UMRR-11 | 24GHz

  • Coverage of up to six lanes
  • Range of up to 219m (718ft)
  • Detection of up to 126 traffic objects simultaneously
  • 100-degree field of view
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all the accessories you need


To protect the sensor radome surface from adhering rain drops, snow or ice build-up, smartmicro provides shields that can be attached to the sensor.

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To facilitate the mounting and adjusting of our sensors, we offer brackets for every sensor model. With our straight brackets, the sensors can easily be mounted on poles while our advanced brackets allow for more varied mounting positions, such as mast arms or luminaries.

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Our Serial Relay Option (SRO) module supports any application that requires contact closures attached to the sensor. Additionally, we offer an In-Cabinet Relay Option (CRO) with the same functionality.  Both let a smartmicro radar sensor control eight hardware relays via RS485. The CRO is available for one to four sensors.

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Cabinet Equipment

Our cabinet Traffic Management Interface Board (TMIB) connects up to four sensors at an intersection and enables their connection to any type of traffic controller. The data lines from multiple connected radars are made available on one single Ethernet interface. For the US market, there are NEMA TS1/TS2 compliance and SDLC interfaces available. We also offer a Cabinet Interface Option (CIO) that provides power surge protection for up to four smartmicro radar sensors and a TMIB.

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The smartmicro Junction Box (J-Box) offers a simple and reliable way to connect our radars to any home-run cable, connecting the sensor to the cabinet. It can accommodate a wide range of cables inside a water-tight sealing and connects the cables to a terminal block. The J-Box also protects the radar from voltage surges and overvoltage.

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To enable wired or wireless network operation smartmicro has certified the following recommended communication modules: Moxa NPort 5150a,  Moxa OnCell G3150 and Moxa UPort 1150.

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The Electronic K-band Target Simulator Doppler Generator (EKTSDG) is battery-powered, handheld and portable. It was specifically developed to work with our 24GHz sensors and is capable of simulating a moving target in distances of up to 100m. It can be used for installation, alignment, calibration or function testing of sensors in the field or lab.

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 setup software

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Our simple and intuitive Traffic Management Configurator (TMC) software enables the configuration of single sensors but also entire intersections and highway installations.

The TMC Installation Wizard simplifies the planning and field installation of our radar sensors with an intuitive step-by-step guide. The configuration includes site planning, sensor selection and configuration as well as physically installing the radar at an intersection. With one simple window for settings, and a map for better visualization, the TMC explains all user-friendly settings. It provides unique features such as "local awareness" and "guided alignment", with which our sensors directly provide feedback to the installer about where it is mounted and how well it is physically aligned to cover the area of interest.

Download TMC 2.4.4 (85 MB)*
This TMC version supports UMRR-0C, UMRR-11, and older sensor models.

Download TMC 3.0 (81 MB)
This TMC version is for TRUGRD (UMRR-12 Type 48).

*This software is protected against reverse engineering using Themida (a commercial software encryption tool). Some virus scan engines might complain. smartmicro assures that no viruses or any harmful code is contained in the TMC software provided under the link above.


We offer a free demo kit that can be used to test the radar performance under real-world conditions according to your individual needs. Get hands-on experience with your ready-to-run demo kit, consisting of:

  • smartmicro radar sensor

  • Accessories 

  • Individual support

Other than that, only a power supply and the installation of our free TMC software are needed. In case of questions you can rely on our qualified technical experts for individual support.

smartmicro Webinar Series

We offer free webinars for radar technology newcomers, advanced users as well as experts.
If you are interested in one of our online trainings, please don't hesitate to contact us


This two-hour webinar is designed for radar technology newcomers or those of you who would like to freshen up their knowledge about radar basics.

Main topics are:

  • Radar technology basics and how it works
  • Do's and dont's for using radar sensors
  • An introduction of our Traffic Management Configuration (TMC) software
  • Time for exchange and questions


We also offer a two-hour webinar that addresses former participants of the basic training, as well as people with prior knowledge about radar sensors or expert users who want to freshen up their knowledge.

Main topics are:

  • Refresher on our Traffic Management Configuration (TMC) software
  • Configuring intersection applications with the TMC
  • Configuring highway applications with the TMC
  • Time for exchange and questions


Our expert webinar aims at former participants of the basic training as well as expert users in the field of radar technology. The two-hour session includes special appliances of radar sensors, which is why certain level of prior knowledge is required.

Main topics are:

  • Expert skills in using our Traffic Management Configuration (TMC) Wizard
  • Expert topics around radar sensors
  • Trouble shooting
  • Support topics regarding radar sensors
  • Time for exchange and questions


In case of questions you can count on our highly qualified technical experts for individual support. To assist you with any inquiries as quickly as possible our support team is spread on a global scale – with smartmicro experts in North America, Asia and Europe you can rely on our rapid assistance in almost every time zone.

For first-time users of smartmicro radar sensors webinars or online trainings can be organized on request. Additionally, we have the know-how to advise you during the project planning and design process or to give personal on-site support. Please feel free to contact us for advice.


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