DARMSTADT, Germany – September 5, 2019 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is ready to bring 5G next-generation mobile communications technology to the rail industry that will help transform its riders’ experience. TE is already supplying onboard antennas that are ready for 5G, which is now beginning to be rolled out all around the world, and which will have massive implications for the quality and speed of data communications
Saudi Arabia: CAF has signed a contract with Saudi Railway Company (SAR) for its LeadMind solution. Specifically, the system permits real-time remote monitoring and condition-based maintenance. As part of the contract CAF will deliver real-time and advanced analytics functionalities for the trains on the Riyadh-Qurayyat line.
Strategically important step towards focusing Vossloh on its core business rail infrastructure.Strategic and strong partner was gained with CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive.Closing of the transaction expected in the coming months
DB Cargo says it will equip its entire fleet of freight cars with intelligent sensors and telematics by 2020. In total, DB Cargo has a fleet of around 68,000 cars. The company has now reached the half-way milestone: the 34,000th freight car has been equipped with modern telematics and intelligent sensors in Seelze, near Hanover. DB Cargo estimates that it will complete the project to turn its freight cars digital by 2020. It is investing a sum approaching 100 million euros.
ARC Informatique is pleased to announce the release of PcVue version 12. PcVue 12 is a forward-looking software solution that provides an open and scalable platform. Built on the latest technologies, it features an innovative web and mobile HTML5 platform based on the EasyMobileTechnology, specifically developed by ARC for secure and easy deployment. This version comes with an IoT LoRaWAN driver to aggregate data from connected things, and a new Universal Data Connector for limitless interoperability.
Ixthus Instrumentation returns to RAILTEX with a comprehensive selection of measurement solutions for the rail industry from its distribution partner RIFTEK – the developer and manufacturer of specialised optoelectronic instruments. Visitors to stand L86 can discuss applications with Ixthus engineers and view a wide range instruments for maintenance and inspection tasks such as wheel diameter and wheel profile, disk brake profile and back to back wheel distance measurement. Aimed at portability as well as for test bench and development laboratory use, RIFTEK’s instruments feature a choice of display only and/or wireless data transmission plus comprehensive data logging software for high precision geometrical measurement.