Remix is the first planning platform for public transportation. We allow planners to design transport networks quickly, confidently, and clearly, supporting the entire planning process — from temporary detours and regular service changes to complete system redesigns and coordinated community outreach.Visit Website
Ballard represent decades of innovation and engineering leadership in clean energy for vehicles especially transit buses. We work with commercial vehicle industry leaders to bring zero-emission fuel cell powertrain on the road. FCveloCity® heavy duty power modules lead the industry in performance, durability, cost, and overall road experience with more than 65 buses currently in service and 9.5M kms of commercial operation. Fuel cell electric buses powered by Ballard offer zero emission with no compromise in operational capabilities. Collaborating with our partners, we continue to improve our solutions to deliver affordable fuel cell electric buses with engineering excellence. Ballard is present in Europe, North America and China with dedicated service teams to support commercial deployment of fuel cell electric buses.Visit Website
Furrer+Frey have been electrifying all forms of public transport for over 90 years, from supporting electrification in historic or beautiful locations, such as Lake Geneva to mega-projects in Delhi, Shanghai and Beijing, we have a huge breadth of experience in all aspects of power transfer.
With a history of long term relationships with operators of buses, trams and trains and our reputation for embracing and developing innovative and environmentally sensitive technology, the first in the field of developing charge stations with Opbrid.
Our most current generation of All-in-One charge stations for buses have been successfully deployed in projects around the world. Furrer+Frey’s charge stations dramatically expand the scope of battery powered buses.
Furrer+Frey is a medium sized family-owned company with a global distribution network and extraordinary experience of electrification of vehicles.Visit Website
With over 4 years of data and working experience of gas buses in the UK, confidence in re-orders are strong, with or without national funding assistance.
With Biomethane production via AD plants ever increasing and our UK’s comprehensive gas pipe network, Gas buses are leading the alternative fuels race with good financial savings and zero CO2 well-to-wheel emissions.
Omnibus is synonymous with public transport scheduling software. Founded in 1990, Omnibus has established itself as a market leader in passenger transport software that, uniquely, is developed by bus people, for bus people.
Omnibus has a range of products used globally to create timetables, vehicle and driver duties, bus stop publicity and manage all aspects of depot allocation, all of which are designed to save customers time and money, and is employed by some of the world’s largest passenger transport organisations and some of the smallest too, covering bus, light rail and ferries.
The Omnibus development team is constantly working to increase the software’s flexibility and functionality, often in consultation with clients with particular operational needs, leading to new products that benefit all customers.
Omnibus provides the comprehensive service: from conception and design, through scheduling and publication, to management and operation, as well as training and a consultancy service.Visit Website
Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) creates innovative hardware and software technologies, driving advancements from the data center to the mobile edge. Our interoperable smart ticketing products are at the cutting edge of transport ticketing technology and include a suite of ITSO compliant solutions, Host Card Emulation (HCE), Account Based Ticketing (ABT), NFC mobile apps and data analytics, all underpinned by robust security.
Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, software, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of betterVisit Website
ESP Group makes life simple for millions of transport users by supporting passengers on every step of their journey. The Group consists of three leading organisations: The ESP Group delivers blended unscripted contact centre support, fulfilment services, delay repay and passenger assist services; Systex is a systems development company and smartcard bureau; and Viaqqio provides future mobility design services, visioning and IP creation.
As well as being the largest dedicated transport contact centre in the UK, ESP Group is the UK’s leading smart card personalisation and bureau service. Together these ensure that customers’ travel cards, tickets and concessionary passes can be ordered easily and dispatched swiftly. Providing customers with the support they need to make their mobility work for them, be that on the phone, via webchat, email or social media, and designing mobility services which will change the way we travel, ESP Group places the travelling public at the heart of the company. ESP Group delivers high quality support to passengers every step of the way: today, tomorrow and in the futureVisit Website
ZIEHL-ABEGG (Kuenzelsau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany) is one of the leading global companies in the field of ventilation and drive technology and associated control systems. Back in the Fifties, ZIEHL-ABEGG established the basis for modern fan drives: external rotor motors which even today are still seen as state-of-the-art worldwide. Another area of business is electric motors which provide the power, for example, for elevators, medical applications (computer tomography equipment) or deep-sea underwater vehicles.
To do justice to the significance of e-mobility, in late 2011 ZIEHL-ABEGG founded the company ZIEHL-ABEGG Automotive, which has its head office in Kupferzell. ZIEHL-ABEGG is focussing its core competencies in the area of in wheel hub drives, axle drives and generators to provide the commercial vehicle industry with advanced solutions. The ZAwheel® axle drive train is the most efficient and most silent existing solution on the market.
The high-tech company has an impressive innovative capability. ZIEHL-ABEGG employs 2,000 personnel in its production plants in Southern Germany. The company has a global workforce of 3,550 spread between 16 production plants, 27 companies and 97 sales locations. The products, approx. 30,000 in all, are sold in more than 100 countries. Turnover in 2016 totalled 482 million euros, with exports accounting for three quarters of the figure.
Emil Ziehl founded the company in Berlin in 1910 as a manufacturer of electric motors. After the Second World War the company’s headquarters were relocated to Southern Germany. ZIEHL-ABEGG SE is not a listed company but instead is family-owned.Visit Website
Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products serves the commercial transportation market with products used in a range of applications, including forged aluminum Alcoa Wheels for trucks, trailers and buses. Alcoa Wheels offer many advantages compared to their steel equivalents. Alcoa Wheels are forged from one piece of aluminium and have no welds. They have passed the most severe tests (TÜV, JWL and LTB) making them a very valuable asset. They are up to 47% lighter, 5 times stronger, more profitable, more environmentally friendly and benefit from a clean and beautiful look. Alcoa Wheels furthermore run up to 22°C cooler extending the lifetime of tyres and brakes. Fewer de-scaling, wheel removal and replacements are needed immediately reducing operating costs and increasing revenue.
Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products is part of the Arconic Transportation and Construction Solutions business segment. For more information, visit www.alcoawheelseurope.com, @AlcoaWheels on Twitter or AlcoaWheels Europe on Facebook.Visit Website
Corethree is the market leader for consumer facing mobile ticketing applications for the transport industry, providing the most trusted, fraud resilient and proven applications across the UK and Europe. Corethree is synonymous with mobile innovation and has an established technology that processes over £125m a year in client revenue and enables tens of thousands of journeys every day.
Core Engine is a highly scalable platform that empowers transport operators to deploy a cost-effective portfolio of digital services. Using a modular design process, clients are able to launch bespoke applications that include but are not limited to mobile ticketing, real-time information, service update information, journey planning, reward and loyalty schemes, upselling and cross selling opportunities.
The Corethree technology supports expectations of faster, more efficient, mobile centric access to transport ticketing and service information, delivering for a mobile economy and turning passengers into customers.Visit Website
Founded in 1969 and headquartered in New Zealand, Tait is a global leader in designing, delivering and managing world-class critical communications solutions.
At Tait we believe we can make the world a safer, better and more efficient place. Across the world, in more than 150 countries, we work with transportation, public safety, utilities, mining and oil & gas organizations. A Tait Communications solution is the glue that links an entire transportation network together. We unify networks to meet voice and data needs and ensure operations keep moving and people stay safe.
We work hard to gain a deep understanding of the challenges operational teams in the field and their management face and build solutions that fully fit their requirements. That is how we deliver robust, fit-for-purpose products, exceptional customer service and world class system performance. Tait Unified Critical Communications solutions help our customers to enter a new, exciting radio age.
Vix Technology is a leading provider of transport ticketing solutions for large-scale transport networks. Working with customers in more than 200 cities across the globe, Vix leverage more than 30 years industry experience designing, deploying and maintaining proven next-generation platforms to help governments and businesses manage billions of transactions a year, whilst creating new ways to connect with their customers.Visit Website
VTM is a leading Iberian consulting firm focused on the mobility of people and goods in lato sensu. We serve clients in both strategic and operations challenges in transport infrastructure and systems, mobility, traffic engineering, road safety and logistics. We work globally and have served clients in Europe, Latin America and Africa.
We see our involvement with clients as long-term relationships, committing ourselves to find appropriate and innovative solutions based on solid technical and analytical approaches, using the best practices and ensuring the independence of our advice.
We therefore see our acquired know-how in finding solutions to specific problems, and our sensitivity to geographical and cultural factors, as a clear competitive advantage for those who seek our services. Our company values are reflected in our involvement with clients, partners and suppliers, through a motivated and constantly innovative team, with broad professional experience, solid academic backgrounds, supported by advanced software and IT solutions.Visit Website
Adibus is a Danish company that delivers innovative IT solutions such as software and hardware for use in public transportation. We are one of the leading companies in Scandinavia, in delivering IT solutions for use in public transportation, and are proud to have assisted many companies with our solutions. We at adibus deliver IT solutions for bus and train and other transport related system or products, to provide an excellent transport experience for passengers. We have long experience in developing and implementing real time passenger information, passenger counting, CCTV, ECO drive and many other solutions.
We operate worldwide adapting our solutions to local conditionsVisit Website
Alfatronix is the UK’s leading manufacturer of dc-dc voltage converters, ac-dc power supplies, low voltage disconnect products, intelligent battery chargers and the ever popular range of USB chargers.
Taking the market by storm, the 12v/24vdc USB chargers are being used by many bus operators, body builders, seat producers and equipment suppliers throughout the UK and Europe. They offer the distinct advantage of avoiding the safety issues of mains supply voltages while still providing mobile charging facilities for a wide range of devices to include Apple and Android phones and tablets.
As with all of the Alfatronix products, the chargers are manufactured in the UK, are e marked and ce marked permitting the operator to install onto a vehicle at time of production.
Customised options are available for OE customers and a space saving USB that permits installation where depth is an issue is proving popular in areas for disabled passengers.Visit Website
BBP is developing new and exciting RFID and contactless solutions, breaking into new markets across the world. Our commitment to both current paper ticketing and the future smart world means that many cities have chosen us as their transition partner, trusting BBP and our parent organisation Paragon to support their journey from a paper ticket world to a smart city status.
In the traditional paper world we manufacture more tickets for more clients than any other ticket manufacturer in the UK. We work closely with equipment manufacturers to provide high quality innovative products & services, trusted by recognised brands and organisations.
Wherever you are and whatever parking or transit equipment you use, we can help. Every ticket/card is manufactured in house either at our factory in Hull or our new site in Boston using specialist equipment, allowing us to produce magnetic tickets in rolls, fan fold or cut single formats.
In the smart/RFID world our newly built technical facility in Boston UK – BBP tech – employs RFID specialists who have developed solutions to complex commercial problems on behalf of major global brands, improving the way business works, removing revenue risks and increasing our clients’ profitability. Our RFID experience and consultative approach to our clients problems has enabled us to grow our business beyond the mass transit and parking markets, offering new bespoke solutions to the Leisure, Brand protection, Retail and specialised manufacturing sectors.Visit Website
Compak Ramps designs and manufactures powered (electric/pneumatic and all-electric) and manual wheelchair access ramps for Public Service Vehicles and mini/midi buses. Also, Boarding Bridges. Ramps are cassette style and integral (form part of the bus floor) and supplied ‘Plug and Play’ for fast and efficient installation.
The Company exports to bus builders and O.E.M.’s worldwide. The Company exports to bus builders and O.E.M.’s worldwide. Among its portfolio of O.E.M. customers are Scania, Mercedes Evobus, VDL, VanHool, Volvo, and MCV. Included in its customer portfolio of International bus operators are KMB (Hong Kong), SBS Transit (Singapore) and Cape Town BRT (South Africa).
Compak’s manual ramp incorporates a world patented operating handle for quick, safe and easy deployment and stowage. The ramp is cassette style and integral (forms part of the bus floor). It is supplied ‘Plug and Play’ for fast and efficient installation. Compak’s powered ramps are also supplied ‘Plug and Play’. There are more than 6000 buses operating in London fitted with Compak powered ramps!
Global Display Solutions BRINGS THE FUTURE TO BUS STOPS and INSIDE THE BUS with new innovative products for the Smart City landscape, based on the most digital green technology: E-Paper.
These solutions are highly professional, self-powered and easily controlled from one remote central location to create a wide smart network, that connect all city areas. The unique E-Tela® family operates under full outdoor conditions, thanks to GDS’ proven experience in the outdoor transportation sector.
For more than 40 years, Global Display Solutions is at the forefront of developing and manufacturing leading edge technologies based on LCD, TFT, LED and, now, E-paper for the digital signage market. We are passionately committed to delivering total customer satisfaction in the design, manufacturing, installation and lifetime support of our display solutions. Our focus is on meeting our customer’s needs; it is not just innovation, but innovation shaped around our customers in every market application.
HJS Emission Technology GmbH & Co. KG has many years of experience and expertise in the field of automotive exhaust gas after treatment. Approximately 450 skilled employees are engaged in the development, production and marketing of modular systems for reducing pollutant emissions. Our innovative environmental protection technologies can be used either as original equipment or for retrofitting in buses, coaches, passenger cars, commercial vehicles and a wide range of construction equipment applications. HJS specialises in systems for diesel engines especially for reducing the emissions of soot particles (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx). All HJS systems meet UK Ultra Low Emission Zone and Clean Air Zone requirements and are certified and approved at Millbrook Proving ground in accordance with authority requirements.
HJS are based in Menden in Central Germany with a dedicated UK support and technical facility operating in Bracknell, Berkshire. We have firmly established relationships with some of the UK’s largest bus operators and we offer them a cost effective way of complying with the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and Clean Air Zones without having to purchase new vehicles.Visit Website
ITSO Limited is a non-profit membership organisation, with over 145 members from national and local government in England, Scotland and Wales, transport operators, smart ticketing equipment and consultancy suppliers, and interested transport bodies.
ITSO Limited is Guardian of the Crown copyright for the ITSO Specification. At ITSO we:
- Support members to set up and run ITSO-compliant smart ticketing schemes;
- Test and certify smart ticketing equipment to ensure it meets the ITSO Specification;
- Ensure the ITSO Specification is fit for purpose, changing to meet new business and technical requirements;
- Provide the security for the entire scheme to assure the validity of cards and tickets and the integrity of transactions.
- Proactively explore new technologies such as smart ticketing on mobile devices and contactless bank cards.
As technology evolves, so will ITSO.Visit Website
Kidde Technologies Inc. provides Automatic Fire Detection and Suppression (Thermal and Optical) and Gas Leak Detection (LNG / CNG / Propane / Hydrogen / Diesel / Gasoline / Hybrid, Electric) for the transit industry to include coaches, urban/interurban buses, mini coach, mini bus, and trains.
Kidde Technologies is a division of UTC Aerospace Systems responsible for fire protection and safety systems for commercial and military aviation, as well as commercial and military vehicle applications. Kidde Technologies Inc., affiliates maintain significant R&D capabilities. Our outstanding design team has developed the most complete array of protection products backed by years of field experience.
For 100 years Kidde has defined the meaning of “State-of-the-Art” in fire protection through advances in detection, suppression, inerting and other protection technologies.Visit Website
LB Foster, the Global Transit, Energy and Construction Company, is exhibiting its Anatomy Suite of Asset Maintenance Solutions for the first time at the 2017 European Bus Forum. Through its Dynamic Information Solutions division, Netpractise, Anatomy has been procreated in partnership with a leading UK bus operator. Anatomy puts the engineering team first when it comes to ease of use and access to quality actionable information, while local and national management can take advantage of management reporting, consolidated statistics, live workforce overview and asset state. With integration into your existing asset management platform, Anatomy is a bolt-on for any solution with an existing asset database. LB Foster are a full managed service provider, from initial meeting to delivery and on ongoing support, all aspects are handled by our dedicated Anatomy systems team.Visit Website
With 44,000 employees in 100 countries, Scania is major supplier of Trucks, Buses, Coaches and Engines. Within the UK, Scania dealers offer sales of new and used vehicles and, through a nationwide network of over 90 service points, provide a wide range of services to support transport operators’ individual needs.
With customer profitability as the starting point, Scania wants to be the leading provider of sustainable transport. This means integrating sustainability fully into the business and working with others to tackle impacts, transform our industry and create lasting value.
Scania’s objective is to pioneer and scale sustainable transport solutions that deliver value for all stake holders. This is done by harnessing innovative thinking, developing partnerships with customers as well as others and working more extensively within the logistics flow to capture efficiencies.
Stratio turns automotive maintenance into an exact science, making the unpredictable predictable. It is an automotive equipment, connected to the vehicle diagnostic interface, which collects data in real-time from all vehicle sensors and uses Artificial Intelligence to predict and identify failures before they happen, avoiding vehicle severe malfunctions and long stops for repair. Stratio identifies the potential problems and provides the solutions, including the expected repair time, potential costs and step by step guides on how to repair.
Stratio works in all vehicles despite age, brand or model, optimizing your fleet operational costs by reducing maintenance and repair costs and vehicle off-road time, and increasing your vehicle lifetime.
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