Hi-Lux Technical Services

When Reliability Matters

About Us

Hi-Lux Technical Services Pty. Ltd. is an Australian owned manufacturer and supplier of quality LED Signs, Traffic Management Systems and associated Control and Detection equipment.

We are recognised for our expertise in the application of total turnkey solutions - from the initial design stage through to the commissioning and ongoing maintenance of our finished products.

Establised in 1991 primarily as a traffic signal maintenance company, Hi-Lux has applied their expertise in progressively extending its reach into other fields providing a complete range of products and solutions to the traffic signal industry and government departments throughout Australia.

Our purpose built office and manufacturing facility in Thomastown, Victoria, is now fully equipped and enables us to remain at the forefront of the industry with the latest components, designs and production processes.

Hi-Lux has also invested heavily into research and development, continuing to explore software and hardware solutions for current and future traffic management.

From Fixed Message Signs to complex Intelligent Transport Systems, Hi-Lux has the expertise and ability to provide high quality and reliable products to meet our customer requirements, including:

  • Hardware and Software Design and Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Upgrades and Retrofits
  • Installation and Commissioning
  • Maintenance and Support
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Brochures

Further information on the products list on our site can be found here.

Variable Message Series

Speed Limit Series

Detection Series

Lane Use Series

Traffic Series

Additional Information, Custom Signage or Services Enquiries

Please contact us directly for any custom requirements, additional product information or general enquiries.

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PRODUCTS

Our products are seen by thousands of motorists throughout Australia every day, from Variable Message Signs to complex Detection and Control Systems providing reliable, cutting edge solutions for our busy metropolitan and rural road networks.

Variable Message Signs

Variable Message Signs (VMS) are an electronic traffic sign used on roadways to give motorists information such as traffic congestion, travel times, accidents, incidents, roadwork zones, or speed limits on a specific roadway segment.

Our range includes fixed VMS and portable VMS platforms. The messages displayed on our signs can be programmed locally on the unit's control panel, or units equipped with modems can be programmed remotely.

Our series of VMS systems are manufactured by Hi-Lux in Australia and are fully compliant with the required design standards.

Every product features bright, colour LED displays for easy viewing and are mounted in high quality industrial aluminium grade cabinets.

The Hi-Lux Driver Control System allows easy operation and features a host of communication methods including Travel Time Protocol, RTA, HTS protocols, and can be remotely communicated to via RS232/422/485, Local Radio, Ethernet or Mobile.

Some of the features each VMS include:

  • Full customisation for our clients' requirements
  • Easy access from the rear for servicing
  • On board drivers and power supply system
  • Inbuilt diagnostics and fault reporting facilities
  • Australian designed, manufactured and maintained

Changeable Message Signs

Changeable Message Signs (CMS) are an electronic traffic sign similar to Variable Message Signs (VMS) but feature a display of changeable arrays such as "Too Fast/Slow Down" Signs, Ramp Control Signs and Speed Limiting Signs such as School Zone Signs.

Hi-Lux is Australia's largest manufacturer and supplier of CMS technology and our School Speed Zone signs in particular are the most commonly used CMS throughout Australia.

Our products feature bright, colour LED displays for easy viewing and are mounted in high quality, durable, industrial grade cabinets

The Hi-Lux Driver Control System allows easy operation and features a host of communication methods including RTA, NMS, HTS protocols, and can be remotely communicated to via RS232/422/485, Local Radio, Ethernet or Mobile.

The CMS rage of products also feature:

  • Full customisation for out clients' requirements
  • On board drivers and power supply system
  • Inbuilt diagnostics and fault reporting facilities
  • Australian designed, manufactured and maintained

Examples of our CMS products include:

  • Electronic Speed Limiting Signs
  • Freeway Trip Condition Signs
  • "Too Fast/Slow Down" Signs
  • Trailer signs

Fixed Message Signs

Fixed Message Signs (FMS) are highly visible signs such as "No Left/Right Turn" and "Give Way To Pedestrian" signs commonly seen throughout Australian Roads.

Featuring robust enclosures, impact resistant polycarbonate screens and weatherproof seals, the Hi-Lux range of Fixed Message Signs are designed to operate under the most extreme conditions.

With wide angle colour LED displays for easy viewing and a complete selection of options including solar and battery backup, tilt and GPS.

Our Hi-Lux Driver Control System allows easy operation and features a host of communication methods including RTA, STREAMS and SCATS and can be remotely communicated to via RS232/422/485, Local Radio, Ethernet or Mobile.

Additional features of our FMS range incorporate:

  • Full customisation for our clients' requirements
  • Easy access for servicing
  • On board drivers and power supply system
  • Inbuilt diagnostics and fault reporting facilities
  • Australian designed, manufactured and maintained

Examples of our FMS product range include:

  • Solar powered Pedestrian Crossings
  • "No Left/Right Turn" Signs
  • "Give Way To Pedestrian" Signs
  • "Give Way To Trams" Signs
  • "Walk/Don't Walk" Signs
  • LED Traffic Lanterns

Detection and Control Systems

Hi-Lux is Australia's leading manufacturer and supplier of Vehicle Detection and Control Systems which are a major part of ITS product range designed to provide advanced and innovative methods of transport management on our roads via a series of linked communication protocols.

Our series of Detection Systems are fully compliant to Australian Standards, are NATA and C-Tick approved and meet the stringent specifications required by VicRoads and other regulatory government departments throughout Australia.

Designed and manufactured by Hi-Lux in Australia, the Detection Systems range include a selection of features and options including:

  • Bright, colour LED displays
  • Fixed and portable systems
  • Accurate and fast laser detectors
  • Back to base notification systems and fault reporting
  • Wireless communication
  • Ingress protection
  • Solar and battery backup options
  • Robust enclosures

Our range of Detection and Control systems include:

  • Freeway Data Stations
  • Wireless Remote Traffic Signal Interfaces
  • Laser Operated Remote Vehicle Detection Cameras
  • Dynamic Traffic Light and Freeway Systems
  • Traffic Controller Interface Units
  • Over Height Detection Signs and Systems
  • Rail Crossing Warning Systems
  • Car Park Control Systems

Components

The Hi-Lux product range also includes a comprehensive array of auxiliary and optional supportive components that are available for clients who require specific designs and applications.

As with all of our products, all components undergo a stringent and accelerated testing process to ensure longevity and reliability.

Our component range includes:

  • Custom designed and manufactured circuit boards and controllers
  • System application software
  • Solar Panels and regulators
  • High capacity battery packs and power supplies
  • Hard wired and wireless ethernet controllers
  • GPS receivers and communication equipment
  • Tamper and tilt security devices
  • Vehicle detection cameras
  • LED road markers
  • Weatherproof enclosures and mounting assemblies
  • Heavy duty roadside cabinets
  • Trailer and Mounting assemblies

Lighting Solutions

With over twenty years of experience in the lighting industry, Hi-Lux is able to supply a complete product from design, through to manufacture, installation, commissioning and maintenance.

Our range of products also encompasses LED based lighting systems such as feature lighting, car park and shopping centre lighting.

We are the only company in Australia who develops and manufactures specific client based products including sophisticated control systems unique to the lighting industry.

As experts in LED technology, Hi-Lux offers a large range of innovative products including:

  • LED feature lighting
  • Shopping Centre lighting
  • Car Park lighting
  • Directional lighting
  • Lighting retrofits
  • Security lighting
  • Lighting control systems

Installation, Maintenance and Support

Hi-Lux offers a total support package for every product that we supply or retrofit, from installation through to ongoing product maintenance.

Because we make our own products, we know our products and this gives us the edge over many of our industry competitors.

Our range of support and service options include:

  • System design and manufacturing
  • Product application advice
  • Installation and project management
  • Product upgrade and retrofits
  • Extended warranties
  • Ongoing maintenance schedules
  • Technical onsite and telephone support
  • Training and documentation
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Projects

Hi-Lux is a major supplier and installer of Traffic Information Systems and LED Signs to various companies and government authorities through Australia.

We are a registered and approved VicRoads contractor supplying and maintaining a large network of Traffic Control Systems, Traffic Signals, Communication Equipment and On-Road Electronic Devices.

Many of our recent projects include:

  • Ongoing supply of LED Electronic Speed Limit Signs for school zones and shopping centres
  • Ramp Control signs on the M1 Motorway, Western Ring Road and Metropolitan Ring Road
  • VMS and RC3 signs for Southern Expressway Duplication in Adelaide
  • Supply and installation of LED Electronic Speed Limit Signs for the Entertainment District in Adelaide
  • Design, manufacture and installation of Truck Ban signs on Somerville Road, Yarraville
  • Manufacturing and installation of Lane Control Systems throughout metropolitan Melbourne
  • LED light retrofit of Trip Information Signs on the Eastern Freeway and Metropolitan Ring Road
  • VicRoads Tram and Bus traffic signal remodel and tram lane works on Plenty Road in Preston
  • Supply and installation of VicRoads Broadford Weighbridge LED Sign
  • Supply and installation of Ice Warning Station Systems and associated signs for VicRoads at Myrtleford and Harrietville, Great Alpine Road
  • Relocation of Project Emergency Traffic Signals for Ambulance Victoria in Bendigo
  • Supply of Solar powered pedestrian crossing for the Bundoora Square, Bundoora
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Pedestrian safety
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CONTACT

Please contact us by any of the means below:

  34-36 Chaffey Street, Thomastown
Victoria, Australia
 +61 3 9462 4633
 +61 3 9462 4166
 sales@hlts.com.au
 P.O. Box 141 Thomastown 3074
ABN 79 006 654 691
REC 10595