Photonic networks for transportation

Transportation systems link people to their daily lives and business to its daily operations, providing the basis for a functioning society. Road, railway, air and maritime transportation systems all can benefit from adoption of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) that monitor and control traffic flow through connected devices in a transportation Internet of Things (IoT). ITS yields public benefit through improved safety, reduced …

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Keeping railway operations on track with predictive analytics

Across the world, railways continue to be integral to local and global economies by transporting goods and  people efficiently and safely. Maintaining efficient operations and ensuring safety for railway assets, the environment, and above all, human life are paramount concerns for all railway management professionals. Railway management systems employ new technologies that provide real-time monitoring, but seeing the present is …

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Setting up a five agency Electronic Fare Management (EFM) system in the Florida Suncoast region

In the Suncoast region of Florida, the Regional Working Group (RWG) sets new standards when it comes to inventive ideas. As a provider of transit services that enhance the quality of life in the Florida Suncoast area, it set out to implement a region-wide, Electronic Fare Management (EFM) and mobile ticketing solution with INIT as its partner. Innovative fare management …

Innovative e-fare System in Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area

When it comes to cutting-edge technology, Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) rises to the top as one of the most progressive agencies in the country. Perhaps that is why they chose INIT as their partner to supply and implement a modern, multi-media e-fare system in the Portland- Vancouver metropolitan area. Integrated and innovative e-fare system in Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan …

Cyber security for railways

The consequences of a successful major cyber-attack on a nation’s rail infrastructure could be catastrophic. A metro transport system brought to a standstill for even a short period would cause city-wide havoc, damaging the local economy, harming the metro operator’s bottom line, and making passengers doubtful about the future safety and reliability of transport services. Worse, a successful attack on …

ITCS and Passenger Information System for Dubai

Fast-growing cities face specific transportation challenges. The existing public transport network has to be expanded or a new one has to be established. And the service offered must be convincing! Only then a great number of people will switch to bus and train. This is exactly what happened in Dubai where INIT implemented a complex telematics system for the Roads & Transport …

Changing tracks: Five make-or-break factors to unlock rail travel in Asia Pacific – Amadeus whitepaper

by Pierre-Yves Guillaume, Head of Rail, Asia Pacific, Amadeus Across Southeast Asia, the long-discussed plans for a pan-regional rail network are edging closer to reality. Rail operators are drawing inspiration from peers in countries like Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, which benefit from well-established networks, with a deserved reputation for customer-centricity and a service so reliable that punctuality is sometimes measured in …

Amadeus to distribute China Rail network globally

Travel agencies are now able to book, ticket and refund China Rail tickets directly in the Amadeus Selling Platform China presents one of the greatest opportunities for the development of rail technologies. What Europe and Japan accomplished over 40 years, China has effectively quadrupled in little more than a decade. Today, China’s high-speed rail network stretches for over 25,000 kilometers[1], …

More than just a metro: Establishing Taipei Metro as a life enterprise – An interview with Mr. B. C. Yen

More than just a metro: Establishing Taipei Metro as a life enterprise – An interview with Mr. B. C. Yen The Taipei Metro is one of the leading metros in Asia today, with its high level of service and reliability. One of the visionary leaders behind its success is none other than Mr. B. C. Yen, the President and the …

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INIT unveils world first at Asia Pacific Rail: The first ever virtual smart card revolutionises ticketing

As a leading global provider of integrated planning, dispatching, telematics and ticketing systems, INIT will be unveiling its latest solutions at Asia Pacific Rail, which takes place from 20 – 21 March 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Visitors can discover all the benefits of INIT systems at INIT Stand M03. Account-based ticketing At the trade fair, …