Automatic Passenger Counter
Ethernet or PoE Interface
Amaro (Italy), 27 June 2019 - Eurotech France S.A.S., the French subsidiary of the Eurotech Group, a long-standing supplier of embedded technologies and leader in the implementation of solutions dedicated to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announces today that it has been selected by Thales as a supplier of embedded hardware and IoT software for the CAVE project “Automatic Counting of Passengers” of the new Grand Paris Express metro lines 15, 16 and 17. The entire project represents for Eurotech the supply of a minimum of 1400 passenger counters, with potential additional traches for a total up to 4250. No other financial details have been disclosed.
This project aims to know in real time the number of wagon users at each station to feed mobility applications and then to improve transport services through a detailed analysis of all the data collected about passengers flows.
“We are honoured to have been selected by Thales and Grand Paris to provide the passenger counting subsystem based on our DynaPCN passenger counting sensor combined with our ESF and EC software” comments Isabelle Jarniou, Managing Director of Eurotech France. “Eurotech offers modular systems and software to enable the real time monitoring of important assets; we are delighted to partner with THALES in the contract they have won and for which we will combine our IoT technologies with our expertise in the rail sector. This project adds to the list of national and international projects where Eurotech solutions are selected for their innovative lead, state-of-art security and ease of adaptation to specific project needs”.