The On-Board Unit is an electronic technical device that provides unequivocal vehicle identification and determines its position by means of the Electronic Toll Collection System. The On-Board Unit is not portable and from 1 January 2010 the Vehicle Operator shall be liable to use it while driving on specified road sections in the Slovak Republic in a vehicle that is liable to pay the toll.
- Satellite GPS technology for determining position (ensuring collection of data about the use of specified road sections);
- GSM/GPRS technology for communication within mobile networks (for data transmission between the On-Board Unit and other IS within the Electronic Toll Collection System);
- Microwave DSRC technology for short-distance communication (for checking the toll payers within the toll collection control process).
OBU 1374 Picture and brief description
Sitraffic Sensus Unit Picture and Brief Description
Without its holder, the Sitraffic Sensus Unit is 145 x 93 x 36mm and weighs about 260g. On the front side of the unit there is a display and a four-direction navigation button with a position indicator that allows the driver to set and use the OBU correctly. The basic equipment for installation into the vehicle by means of a cigarette lighter forms an inseparable part of the OBU.