smartmicro acquires long-term partner and distributor in the UK

Braunschweig – June 2023 – smartmicro, a global leader in traffic radar sensors and
solutions, announces the acquisition of Smart Video and Sensing Ltd., a UK-based
distributor of their traffic sensors. This acquisition marks a significant milestone for
smartmicro and is part of its accelerated growth strategy to strengthen the international
presence and create a network of the brand’s own entities in major global markets.
As part of the acquisition, the former Smart Video and Sensing Ltd. will now operate
under the name smartmicro UK Limited. The entire team will stay on board to ensure a
smooth transition. The acquisition brings together two companies with a shared vision
for delivering innovative and reliable solutions and services for the traffic management

“We are excited to welcome the new team to the smartmicro family,” said Ralph Mende,
CEO of smartmicro. “This acquisition is a testament to our commitment to delivering
cutting-edge technologies and exceptional customer service to our customers around
the world. We look forward to working even closer with the smartmicro UK Team and
leveraging their expertise to boost traffic management in their country.”
Smart Video and Sensing has always had a strong reputation for providing high-quality
products and exceptional customer service. Their team welcomed the acquisition with
a commitment to maintaining and building upon that prominence as smartmicro UK.
“We have worked very closely with smartmicro since 2017 and appreciate the value of
the product range to the traffic management market. This is a great natural fit between
the two companies as we bring the experience of the UK market into the core
smartmicro team ”, said Peter Eccleson, former owner of Smart Video and Sensing and
new Managing Director of smartmicro UK.

As a distributor, Smart Video and Sensing has installed smartmicro solutions at more
than 500 locations. Amongst the notable projects were the very first MOVA installation
at Ashcombe roundabout in East Sussex with numerous junction deployments in
Coventry, Leeds and other major cities and recent applications in Plymouth for bicycle
detection in Active Travel applications. Thanks to the acquisition, smartmicro UK will
be able to provide undivided attention to all previous and new customers in the UK
market and continue to deliver the impeccable level of service and support that
customers have come to expect.

For over 25 years, smartmicro designs, develops, and manufactures high-performance
traffic sensors and automotive radar. Based in Germany, smartmicro’s detection
technology is well known globally, thanks to a broad partner network and impressive
track record in intersection management, highway management, and enforcement
applications that empower smart cities worldwide. Their advanced multi-lane multi-object radar sensors gained popularity with customers, who value the accuracy, reliability, and durability of detection devices. With over 150 000 traffic sensors deployed worldwide, smartmicro is leading in applications where high-performance is necessary – such as the detection of vulnerable road users, enabling green waves in cities, wrong-way drivers detection, or facilitating mobile and stationary speed enforcement and red light enforcement.

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About smartmicro:
smartmicro designs, develops, and manufactures radar solutions for traffic
management and automotive purposes. For more than 25 years, they have been the
leading specialist in high-performance radar technology. The key motivation for
providing the highest performance and highest quality automotive and traffic
management radar sensors is to make roads safer, optimize traffic flow for reduced
travel times, and thus enable safer, smarter, and greener cities. Their innovative
technologies and exceptional customer service have earned smartmicro a reputation as
a trusted partner for governments, municipalities, and private organizations around the

Marketing Contact:
Zuzanna Jablonowska
Marketing Manager at smartmicro