The transportation infrastructure in the US is going through a massive upgrade. The railroad, cars, buses, and airplanes need to optimize and improve the experience, safety, and cost effectiveness. Security and efficiency have never been more critical. Companies are under pressure to cut costs. Public transit agencies are struggling to keep up with surging demand across an aging infrastructure. And drivers are increasingly frustrated by highways choked with traffic and escalating commute times.
AutomaTech’s customers work with us on solutions focused on critical outcomes that help manage and optimize transportation assets, increase utilization, reduce dwell time, save fuel, and increase velocity. The last few years have seen a tremendous emergence and growth of Internet-connected devices — from smart thermostats to jet engines. ABI Research estimates the number of devices to double to 40.9 billion by 2020. This is the foundation of the Industrial Internet of Things. Tracking transportation assets, using video monitoring and more robust security will all be critical.
Software and analytics will allow us to make sense of the enormous amount of data that will be collected. That will help our customer meet the key challenges they face:
- Optimize Traffic Patterns
- Security Monitoring and control
- Video Monitoring
- Location Tracking on buses and rail cars
- Data transmission both for customers and systems
- Fuel Optimization