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Stefan Gemperli - Articles and news items

Dynamic RTPI and MTA in public transport

Issue 2 2009, Past issues  •  30 April 2009  •  Stefan Gemperli, Head of Sales, Continental Automotive Switzerland AG

To make local and regional public transport more attractive to a large potential ridership and thus more competitive, passenger information is one of the critical success factors and, therefore, pivotal. While dynamic real-time passenger information at stops has become a widely accepted standard, intermodal in-vehicle dynamic passenger information that includes information on available transfers at […]

Inter-modal Real-time Passenger Information and Managed Transfer Availability in Public Transport

Issue 4 2007, Past issues  •  9 August 2007  •  Stefan Gemperli, International Sales Manager, Siemens VDO Automotive AG (Schweiz)

To make local and regional public transport more attractive, passenger information is one of the critical success factors. Unlike dynamic real-time passenger information at stops, inter-modal in-vehicle dynamic passenger information that includes information on available transfers at next stops is still an exception.

Based on the VDV-453 real-time interface, Siemens VDO has successfully put into operation an installation in Switzerland and is now advancing this solution on a larger scale with another Swiss transport association. This article elaborates on the solution approach and the underlying core technology before moving on to describing the first implementation in the heartland of Switzerland. The last section of the article gives an overview of the most recent development stage, and provides an outlook for future applications.

 

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