News 2020-01-09 cat_news News / 09-Jan-2020 Reliable, robust networking directly in the field TERZ offers the world’s most compact IP65/67 NITE-XS industrial Ethernet switches. more Versions with X-coded M12 Gigabit ports provide sufficient bandwidth for modern rail and road vehicles. (Copyright: TERZ Industrial Electronics) TERZ based in Bissendorf offers the world’s most compact IP65/67 NITE-XS industrial Ethernet switches with an extended temperature range from -40°C to +70°C, 2.25 kV DC dielectric strength, reliable EMC behavior (DIN EN 50121-3-2) and fire protection in accordance with DIN EN 45545. Variants with X-coded M12 Gigabit ports have sufficient bandwidth for modern road and rail vehicles in which high-resolution cameras, passenger information systems and digital security assistants are integrated. With the integration of Power over Ethernet, in which one cable handles both power and data, the TERZ SPARK-XS family enables new space-saving and cost-optimized network and installation concepts to be provided in vehicles. 2020-01-09 cat_news News / 09-Jan-2020 Connectivity in public transport NetModule, a communications specialist based in Bern, Switzerland presents innovative routers for the networked public transport, enabling applications such as ticketing, passenger information, condition monitoring, video surveillance and passenger wifi. more The powerful NB2800/NB2810 routers are designed for use in buses where they enable data-intensive applications such as passenger wifi, passenger infotainment, driver communication, status monitoring and live vehicle tracking. (Copyright: Netmodule) The NetModule NB2810 MediaVehicle is a further development of the NB2800 wireless router, optimized for use in ITxPT applications. The NetModule Switch NS3300 in combination with vehicle or train routers enables a redundant IP backbone to be established in accordance with EN13149 or ITxPT for passenger wifi and video surveillance infrastructures. The OEM version of the NG800 automotive IoT platform offers robust communication between on-board vehicle equipment and cloud applications. 2020-01-09 cat_news News / 09-Jan-2020 Antonics-ICP based in Velten/Berlin is 5G-ready with its MF-05 deries and offers high reception quality with MIMO technology and cross-polarization Antonics-ICP based in Velten/Berlin is 5G-ready with its MF-05 deries and offers high reception quality with MIMO technology and cross-polarization more Antonics-IPC is presenting its current specifications and planned innovations in the field of radio transmission and planar antenna technology at IT-TRANS. (Copyright: Antonics-IPC) The antennas are backward-compatible with the previous GSM, UMTS and LTE wireless standards. The low-profile antenna design and the external mechanics of the antennas have been retained, which means that existing systems can be upgraded. MIMO technology (Multiple Input/Multiple Output) boosts reception quality, reduces the probability of signal dropout and enables the data rate in a system to be increased, depending on the number of RF ports. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Pay as you use – eTicketing as an app TAF from Jena presents the new TAFpayU eTicketing solution. It combines real-time information, check in/be out, modern payment methods and mobile ticketing in one app. more TAFpayU stands for “pay as you use” and is based on the concept of ticketing as a service. Transport companies can use the app solution flexibly as a service model without being tied to a contract. This makes it suitable for small and mid-sized transport companies. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Ticket printing with two printing units and two paper rolls GeBE Elektronik und Feinwerktechnik is showcasing its GeBE-COMPACT Twin thermal printer at IT-TRANS which INIT from Karlsruhe is using in its VENDstation stationary ticket vending machine. more The VENDstation ticket machines from INIT feature the robust GeBE-COMPACT Twin printers that GeBE Elektronik und Feinwerktechnik is presenting at IT-TRANS. Copyright: GeBE The special printer features two printing units with two paper rolls and is suitable for public areas thanks to its high-quality printing units, durable cutter and roll holder in stainless steel. Each of the two printer units can be positioned independently of the other. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Passenger flow analysis – a basis for revenue allocation The new SIGNON EPPsta software tool (Evaluation & Passenger Projection of Statistics) from Berlin-based SIGNON is an efficient solution to the problem of evaluating and extrapolating of passenger numbers. more Statistically verified passenger volumes are an essential basis for planning capacity requirements of timetables and vehicle deployment timetable and for assigning revenue streams to the various transport companies and mobility service providers. For passenger flow analysis it is necessary to know the number of passengers boarding and alighting at the stops. As only some of the vehicles are fitted with sensors at the doors, total passenger volumes can only be determined using complex statistical extrapolations. The number of measurement runs (by vehicles fitted with sensors) must be adequate, and passenger volumes at different times and also for special events must be taken into account. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Contactless EMV payment systems Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa (EMV) form the basis for EMV debit and credit card payments, as used by Ridango of Estonia on public transport and presented at IT-TRANS. more In public transport, the retail-like Known Fare Transaction (or Model 1) payment method enables passengers to know the exact amount being charged at the moment they present their card or smartphone to the reader. A further development of this is the Mass Transit Transaction, or Model 2. In this case, all the transactions are aggregated into a single batch and processed at the end of the day. In this way, passengers always get the best price. Lastly, Model 3 means using a bank card to validate a pre-purchased ticket. The Ridango Ticket Payment System (TPS) supports all payment models. Contactless payments require a high level of security so the TPS system is fully PCI-DSS-certified.Monet+ from the Czech Republic is also presenting a public transport EMV tokenization solution called Switchio. This system is ready to use, easy to implement and compatible with various types of payment terminal. The architecture provides maximum flexibility and allows multiple purchasers to be connected and purchasers to be changed without reprogramming the terminal application. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Account based ticketing for your MaaS applications LIT Transit, global mobility solutions provider, is helping transit operators and authorities around the world experience the benefits of next generation, contactless fare payments. more LIT Transit is showcasing account-based ticketing together with mobile & web apps for the public transport companies that would like to provide their passengers a seamless customer experience. Copyright: LIT Transit ltd. LIT Ticket offers a flexible and comprehensive platform to automate fare and revenue management. It combines LIT’s powerful back office system with the associated front-end hardware devices, and supports a wide range of ticketing options and payment systems, including closed-loop, open-loop and account-based payments. Built on an open multimodal architecture, the integration-ready nature of LIT technology removes any limitations for future mobility applications. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Timetables and fares bundled across different regions HanseCom of Hamburg is showcasing its Handy-Ticket Deutschland app at IT-TRANS to demonstrate how a mix of different traffic systems can be orchestrated for maximum customer convenience. more The app bundles the timetables and fares from different regions. As a result, registered passengers can purchase tickets in all participating regions, in selected regions even across network borders in just one transaction. With the API (Application Programming Interface) third-party apps or new offers such as e-scooters or parking tickets can be integrated. HanseCom is also presenting its new interregional easyTicketApp which offers simple ticket purchase. With Abo-Online, HanseCom provides a virtual customer center for 24/7 subscription sales in real time. This web-based solution is available for self-management of private customers and for use in customer centers. Also on display for the first time is the new key account module, which is specifically tailored to the requirements of corporate customers. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Best price algorithm and check-out reminder With the FAIRTIQ app from the company of the same name based in Bern, Switzerland, passengers check in simply by swiping. more FAIRTIQ is showcasing a ticketing app for the public transport companies which simplifies ticket purchases and uses a algorithm to calculate the best ticket price. Copyright: FAIRTIQ The app simplifies ticket purchases and requires no fixed sales/validation infrastructure. When the passenger swipes out at the end of the journey a best price algorithm calculates the optimum ticket for that journey. Using advanced geo-location algorithms, the system computes the distance traveled, including any intermediate changes between rail, bus, subway, tram and boat. The app can be used across borders and includes fraud detection. The system is running across Switzerland covering all types of public transport and all 250 operators. It can also be used in Germany, Austria, and Liechtenstein. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Next-gen ticketing at IT-TRANS Together with Siemens Mobility and HaCon, Hamburg based eos.uptrade offers digital services and solutions. more eos.uptrade bietet die volle Bandbreite des Next Gen Ticketing, von Check-in/Check-out (CiCo), Check-in-assisted/Check-out (CiaCo), Check-in/Be-out (CiBo)- oder Be-in/Be-out (BiBo)-Lösungen. Bild: iStock, smartmockups. Check-in/Check-out (CiCo) and Check-in-assisted/Check-out (CiaCo) solutions are the fastest-moving and most cost-effective forms of next-gen ticketing and can be seamlessly integrated into existing apps. Passenger check in and out of the means of transport by swiping. There is no need for new hardware in the vehicles. Payment for tickets is automated. The CiaCo solution also gives passengers an automated notification to remind them to check out manually. CiCo and CiaCo can be expanded into Check-in/Be-out (CiBo) or Be-in/Be-out (BiBo) solutions if required. With BiBo, the app automatically detects where the journey starts and ends. A mix of GPS tracking, Bluetooth beacons and motion tracking ensures that every trip is recognized correctly. Billing is automated via deposited funds at the optimum price. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Contactless ticketing: open, accessible and scalable Calypso Networks Association (CNA) is presenting two projects at IT-TRANS: a free, open-source solution for contactless ticketing and a white paper with best-practice examples. more Ticketing for MaaS, best practices for durable systems – the White Paper aims to help ticketing systems achieve long-term objectives in terms of performance, development and integration. Copyright: CNA Calypso Networks Association (CNA) is presenting two projects at IT-TRANS: a free, open-source solution for contactless ticketing and a white paper with best-practice examples. This non-profit organization has developed Eclipse Keyple, an open-source SDK (Software Development Kit) and an API (Application Programming Interface) for contactless ticketing, available free of charge at www.keyple.org. The scalable Keyple software does not lock you into a specific ticketing system and turns complex ticketing systems development into a simple integration. Dedicated plugins ensure that ticket processing works with any hardware and is compatible with all transport and event management architectures. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 Android-based ticketing software solution An online dashboard and Android apps form the basis for the ticketing system that the Serbian company Bus Logic is showcasing at IT-TRANS. more The complex software solution for bus companies operates with a cloud database, a cloud management portal and Android apps. The apps handle bus ticket sales, e-card validation and sold ticket control. The system has an embedded translation engine so it can be used worldwide. 2019-12-16 cat_news News / 16-Dec-2019 ID-based ticketing platform At IT-TRANS 2020, Scheidt & Bachmann is presenting new forms of ticketing and innovative payment options and also showing how data can be used effectively. more The entire range of the ID-based FareGo Suite ticketing platform will be on show – from Check-in/Check-out to Be-in/Be-out. The open system can handle any contactless ticket media and offers maximum flexibility for transport companies and their passengers. With the newly developed FareGo 360 data management suite, transport service providers can maximize the availability of their fare collection system and increase passenger satisfaction as a result. 2019-12-11 cat_news News / 11-Dec-2019 IT supported software solutions from a single source Tim-IT based in Bad Vilbel, Germany offers the IntraCon system, an ITCS/RBLlight software product that captures data in real time. more It can match timetables, identify delays and early departures and forward forecast times to third-party passenger information systems in real time. At IT-TRANS the software company is also showcasing a new bus ticket printer with a large, driver-facing touch display. The printer includes an onboard computer, real-time data recording, direct server messaging and an interface function to passenger information systems such as DFI, iDFI, apps and interior- and exterior displays. 2019-12-11 cat_news News / 11-Dec-2019 MATRIK module system: a complete hardware and software solution for modern public transport The PlanMATRIK graphical planning software manages all the information (topology and network data, driving and duty schedules) in a networked data model. more TeleMATRIK is presenting its MATRIK module system – a complete hardware and software solution for modern public transport (Copyright: Telematrik) The DispoMATRIK program enables scheduled services to be draggedand dropped in a Gantt chart for printing weekly or monthly service plans.BusMATRIK is a tablet-based on-board Android system which supports driverswith all positioning and communication functions. The ActionMATRIK smartITCS system forms the central data hub of a traffic region, including all VDVinterfaces, clear display of the current operating status with arrival anddeparture times for each stop, and vehicle location. InfoMATRIK is a passengerinformation system that quickly processes the departure information for the web. 2019-12-11 cat_news News / 11-Dec-2019 IP networking in buses and trams Stahl Computertechnik from Pfaffenhofen in Germany is showcasing its solution for IP networking in buses and trams at IT-TRANS – the Network Management System (NMS) for public transport operators. more Stahl Computertechnik is showcasing its networking solutions for public transport. (Copyright: Stahl Computertechnik/PRODUQTIV) Across manufacturers the software enables the central configuration and management of IP-networks and routers in buses and trams, ticket machines and stops. Multiple devices can be configured simultaneously. Quick action can be taken in the event of breakdowns or necessary changes in configuration, without taking the vehicles out of service. All connected devices are continuously monitored, with remote installation of security updates for the routers. NMS manages and controls the systems of providers and third-party operators such as passenger information, passenger counting and video surveillance systems. 2019-12-11 cat_news News / 11-Dec-2019 Fleet management system based on Open Source Puzzle ITC from Switzerland is presenting FMSx, the eXtended fleet management system at IT-TRANS. FMSx is a solution for administering, updating and real-time monitoring of the IT systems of entire vehicle fleets. more It supports different vehicle platforms from different manufacturers and has a modular structure. With the community source model, costs for further development are shared among all members. New functionalities are jointly developed and financed. FMSx integrates all use cases in one user interface, simplifying everyday railway operations. 2019-12-11 cat_news News / 11-Dec-2019 Reference for multimodal transport management systems GRUPOETRA from Valencia, Spain has developed an AVL (Automatic Vehicle Location) solution based on powerful onboard equipment and fully centralized management. more The Movink panel is based on e-paper display technology with very low energy consumption and offers complementary information in addition to arrival times (Copyright: GRUPOETRA) The heart of the system is CUBE+ onboard smart unit which handles the fleet management system, real-time information system and ticketing system. The fleet management system enables information such as bus arrival times to be displayed at the bus stop, in apps and on the internet. Energy-saving Movink e-paper panels installed at stops display not only arrival times but also complementary information such as different transport options, journey times and geolocalized data. 2019-12-09 cat_news News / 09-Dec-2019 Internet of Things for bus and rail The continually updated ivanto app and the new ivantoConnect hardware module together offer a complete solution for public transport companies. more The continually updated ivanto app and the new ivantoConnect hardware module together offer a complete solution for public transport companies (Copyright: GeoMobile) GeoMobile from Dortmund, Germany, presents ivanto, a system solution comprising a smartphone app, vehicle router with wifi connection and a fleet management portal for the public transport companies. It enables a Bluetooth infrastructure to be established between public transport vehicles and the smartphone app. It also allows vehicle and traffic data to be collected and analyzed. The aim is to make mobility accessible, multimodal and user-friendly. 2019-12-09 cat_news News / 09-Dec-2019 Public transportation: efficient planning and optimized operation DPK from Poland is presenting different software solutions for timetabling, scheduling and rostering for buses, trains and drivers, according to business rules and existing restrictions. more It enables multiple alternative scenarios to be planned with different parameters for comparison purposes so the best solutions can be found. CityLineDesigner is a system for designing transport networks and constructing timetables, TransErp supports the management of city transport operators in creating timetables and planning vehicle routes, duties and rosters. DPK Railways supports the transportation planning process for railway company employees such as train drivers, train crews and technical service crews. 2019-12-09 cat_news News / 09-Dec-2019 A complete software solution for passenger counting The SIGMA software solution from Connective includes a planning tool and functions for importing, extrapolating, balancing and analyzing passenger numbers. more The SIGMA software solution from Connective includes a planning tool and functions for importing, extrapolating, balancing and analyzing passenger numbers (Copyright: Connective) SIGMA, a software solution from Connective, based in Switzerland, includes passenger count data, a planning tool and functions for importing, extrapolating, balancing and analyzing passenger numbers. A sophisticated 10-step-plausibility check ensures high quality data, rapid analysis and simple operation. Data can be integrated in OPAL punctuality statistics and used in the SIM simulation application. Analytics tools offered within OPAL cover punctuality, connections, reporting, activity recording, management overview, rolling stock and timetable. With the help of SIM it is possible to verify a new timetable and present the effects of altered connections or construction sites. The new desktop application analyzes general events such as partial or complete failures, journeys, cycles and arrival and departure discrepancies at stops. The software is non-proprietary. 2019-12-09 cat_news News / 09-Dec-2019 Up-to-date documents at the touch of a button At IT-TRANS, CN-Consult is introducing several new features to make the DiLoc®|Sync document management system even more convenient. more At IT-TRANS, CN-Consult is introducing several new features to make the DiLoc®|Sync document management system even more convenient (Copyright: CN-Consult) All over Europe, DiLoc®|Sync software is providing more than 36,000 professional drivers working for over 130 companies with up-to-date electronic documents, sending them directly to tablets, laptops or smartphones at the touch of a button. IT-TRANS exhibitor CN-Consult based in Mittenaar is introducing several new features to make document management even more convenient. Documents such as timetabling arrangements, speed restriction zones and other instructions can now incorporate a range of additional information such as validity conditions, descriptions, confirmation deadlines or synchronization priorities. CN-Consult has also developed a new forms editor that allows administrators to generate their own forms quickly and easily using drag-and-drop, distribute them to specific groups or individuals, and have them returned once they have been filled out. DiLoc|Sync now also incorporates the interface for DB Netz AG's “Green functions of train movement control” (recommendations for energy-saving driving), making it more versatile than ever. 2019-12-03 cat_news News / 03-Dec-2019 Call for Abstracts open for the E-Poster Session Share your research at IT-TRANS: If you are a researcher working on innovative research and projects, take this opportunity to share your expertise through our E-Poster Session. more If you are a researcher working on innovative research and projects, take this opportunity to share your expertise through our E-Poster Session at IT-TRANS.IT-TRANS is the leading International Conference and Exhibition for digital solutions for the Public Transport sector, organised every two years by UITP (The International Association of Public Transport) in cooperation with Messe Karlsruhe. If selected, you'll present your E-poster during the event to a global audience of mid and high-level professionals in the public transport sector. Our national and international attendees are operators, city officials, industry suppliers, transport authorities and researchers. E-Posters are shown on a digital screen to help bridge the gap between research and practioners in an interactive and personalised way. Submissions are now open for academia and stakeholders involved in research.Submission deadline: 15 December 2019We are actively seeking research and R&I projects which grasp the current priorities and opportunities for the sector. The key themes of IT-TRANS 2020 are as follows:Digital transformationArtificial Intelligence and Internet of ThingsAutonomous MobilityOn-demand and shared mobilityMobilty as a ServiceTicketing and paymentData ownership and and governanceIntelligent city traffic management Submit your paper! Key themes 2019-11-13 cat_news News / 13-Nov-2019 moovel provides access to various mobility options and mobile ticketing moovel (becomes REACH NOW) – one of the five Mobility Joint Ventures of the BMW Group and Daimler AG – is a Mobility as a Service pioneer and wants to make cities more livable through efficient mobility solutions. more Karlsruhe is the first city to use the mobile ticketing solution from the moovel Group. In addition to offering tickets for the local public transport network, it can be used for example to search for and book rental bikes from the app. The on-demand ride-sharing service had its pilot phase during ITTRANS 2018. Copyright: Messe Karlsruhe / Behrendt & Rausch moovel transit products offer white label solutions that enable public transport ticketing directly via smartphones. Karlsruhe is the first city to use this mobile ticketing solution. It’s possible to search for and book rental bikes and tickets from the local transit agency (KVV) directly in the app. moovel also offers an on-demand platform for public transport so people have a true demand-oriented option for getting around at any time of the day or night. This platform can be used singularly or in combination with moovel transit. The service also features smart routing and pooling, creating efficient solutions for passengers and operators alike. At ITTRANS 2018 moovel tested an on-demand ride-sharing service together with KVV as a pilot project. Get your ticket! Exhibitor List 2019-11-13 cat_news News / 13-Nov-2019 MaaS platform for seamless intermodal travel The versatile HAFAS MaaS platform from HaCon in Hanover, Germany combines data and interfaces from a wide variety of transport providers in a single trip planner more The intermodal trip planner from HaCon determines the best combination of the various transport options – on show at IT-TRANS. Copyright: mobiliteit.lu covering public and private transport, demand-responsive services (DRT), car sharing providers, taxis, bike and pedestrian routing and road traffic information. The centerpiece of the platform is the intermodal trip planner which suggests the smartest combination of transport options based on individual user preferences. HAFAS then calculates the best price across all the modes of transport and tariff zones. The HAFAS business solutions ensure smooth operation: software for gathering and distributing real-time information and systems for disruption management. Get your ticket! Exhibitor List 2019-11-13 cat_news News / 13-Nov-2019 Internet of Things for bus and rail GeoMobile from Dortmund, Germany, presents ivanto, a system solution comprising a smartphone app, vehicle router with wifi connection and a fleet management portal for the public transport companies. more Passengers can request stops via the ivanto app Copyright: GeoMobile It enables a Bluetooth infrastructure to be established between public transport vehicles and the smartphone app. It also allows vehicle and traffic data to be collected and analyzed. The aim is to make mobility accessible, multimodal and user-friendly. Get your ticket! Exhibitor List 2019-11-13 cat_news News / 13-Nov-2019 Multimodal platforms for municipalities As a municipal service provider owned by Wiener Linien and Wiener Stadtwerke, Upstream Mobility offers products and services focused on the public interest. more The MaaS platform from community IT service provider Upstream is open to all public and private mobility providers Copyright: Upstream The company primarily targets municipalities, cities and (large) regions and offers individual development solutions for multimodal MaaS providers. Upstream is presenting its MaaS platform which is open to all public and private mobility providers. This supports multiple front ends or apps which can in turn compete with each other in the market. Get your ticket! Exhibitor List 2019-11-13 cat_news News / 13-Nov-2019 Flexible adaptation: on-demand bus service Utopian Future Technologie (UFT) is a tech company developing innovative solutions for the shared-mobility sector. more DRT technology makes it easy to create an on-demand service and synchronize it with the existing bus routes Copyright: UFT It works closely with public transit authorities and operators to make public transport the preferred transport mode in low-density areas through demand-responsive transportation services. At IT-TRANS, it will showcase its DRT platform, demonstrating how to design, plan and operate an on-demand bus service. Product demonstrations show how easy it is to custom design an on-demand service. Get your ticket! Exhibitor List 2019-11-13 cat_news News / 13-Nov-2019 Account-based intermodal mobility from Cityway As one of the leading lights on the MaaS B2G market, Cityway based in Aix-en-Provence (F) offers applications and services for multimodal information, booking, ticketing and mobility optimization. more Best practice from Cityway in Mulhouse, France – mobility account with intermodal transport Copyright: Cityway The intermodal real-time route planner and APIs integrate all forms of mobility in a given area: walking, cycling, public transport, trains, ferries, private cars, sharing systems, demand-responsive transport, first mile/last mile solutions, real-time traffic reports and parking. A fares calculator is integrated. Booking and ticket validation for public transport are accessed from a single login. All Cityway solutions are open and can be integrated in any other open system modules via standardized APIs. At IT-TRANS, Cityway is presenting the first multimodal account-based ticketing system in Europe, using Mulhouse in France as an example, with integrated booking, usage and payment. Get your ticket! Exhibitor List 2019-11-13 cat_news News / 13-Nov-2019 Siemens Mobility family represents MaaS solutions from modules to a mobility marketplace Munich based Siemens Mobility has teamed up with subsidiaries HaCon, Bytemark and eos.uptrade and partner Padam Mobility to offer digital services and solutions ranging from modules and holistic systems to a complete mobility marketplace. more Intermodal travel has to be easy if passengers are to be persuaded to use alternative means of transport instead of or in addition to their own cars – Siemens Mobility is presenting suitable digital solutions at IT-TRANS. Copyright: Siemens They include Mobility as a Service solutions as well as individual components for intermodal trip planning, real-time information for passengers on the move, mobile ticketing and payment. Fleet management, timetable planning and the integration of demand-responsive transport (DRT) are fundamental elements. Mobility data analytics uses data to generate added value for transport providers and travelers. Get your ticket! Exhibitor List 2019-11-13 cat_news News / 13-Nov-2019 Holistic software solution for on-demand-mobility The field-tested AnSaT® system combines the different operating concepts of on-demand ride-sharing, line-oriented demand responsive transport and transportation with fixed and flexible stops. more The AnSaT® system works with an intelligent planning algorithm which ensures efficient pooling of incoming bookings with optimized routing. Copyright: EMS An intelligent algorithm ensures efficient pooling of incoming bookings with optimized routing. Bookings are quickly summarized and compared with available parameters. Feasibility can be assessed even as the booking is taking place. Passengers can order by phone or book via the internet or an app. Transfer of the booking to the performing company can be customized to suit operating conditions. The mobile ticket printer offers ticket printing right in the vehicle. Integration of on-demand mobility in the existing public transport network is ensured by excluding parallel transport, linking connections and integrating tariffs, among other things. There are also interfaces to various timetable information systems, ITCS systems and taxi systems. Get your ticket! Exhibitor List 2019-11-07 cat_news News / 07-Nov-2019 IT-TRANS 2020: Promising numbers For 2020 we expect +7,000 trade visitors, 270 exhibitors, and +700 delegates. Today, 95% of available stand space has been booked. Be part of IT-TRANS 2020! Register now as exhibitor more 2019-11-06 cat_news News / 06-Nov-2019 Follow us on social media New products, services and technologies at IT-TRANS 2020 more On 3 March IT-TRANS welcomes more than 5.000 visitors from all over the world in Karlsruhe. Until 5 March IT and public transport experts will debate and discuss the future of mobility. How will digitalization change the future of public transport? Which digital revolutions are waiting for us? What are the current groundbreaking developments in research? Join us! Follow IT-TRANS on social media! Twitter XING facebook LinkedIn Youtube 2019-11-05 cat_news News / 05-Nov-2019 Visionaries of IT-TRANS 2020 International experts of the transport sector are invited in 2020: Ramon Malla (E), Chris Snyder (NL), Dr. Jieping Ye (USA), Anne de Bagneux (F) & Seleta Reynolds (USA) talk about digital transformation, KI and IoT, MaaS etc. Discover more conference themes and speakers . more 2019-10-17 cat_news News / 17-Oct-2019 Taxi & Ride-hailing Conference and Exhibition goes Karlsruhe After having already taken place in London and Dubai, the “Taxi & Ride-hailing Conference and Exhibition” will come to Karlsruhe in 2020. The event will take place in conjunction with IT-TRANS from March 3rd to 5th at Messe Karlsruhe. more The upcoming conference and exhibition is the only event worldwide that focuses on both taxis and ride-hailing, while also dealing comprehensively with challenges and solutions that will concern the industry in the future. Leading taxi experts and industry leaders from around the globe are invited to share their expertise and to exchange ideas with visitors. In addition to knowledge transfer via panel discussions and lectures, the exhibitors will present special taxi and ride-hailing solutions on an additional exhibition area at IT-TRANS. This will give the delegates ample opportunities to discover the latest developments and innovations in the industry, to deepen their specialized knowledge, and to learn about smart solutions.The Taxi & Ride-hailing Conference and Exhibition optimally augments and occurs simultaneously with IT-TRANS, which is dedicated to intelligent solutions for public transport. Both industry meetings are jointly organized by the UITP (International Association for Public Transport) and Messe Karlsruhe. Kaan Yildizgöz, Senior Director UITP “One of the biggest developments during the last five years, and change that has involved the taxi sector more than most, has been the emergence of ride-hailing companies. By holding the Taxi and Ride-Hailing Conference and Exhibition alongside IT-TRANS, it shows the important place taxi transportation and ride-hailing companies have in the discussion concerning the future direction of urban mobility. Held under the theme “Smart Personal Rides”, the event will be the only one of its kind to represent both the taxi and ride-hailing sectors. Working in partnership with Messe Karlsruhe, UITP will bring recognisable names to the stage as we share expertise with an international audience. I encourage everyone with a vested interest in the revolution of the taxi sector to join us in Karlsruhe next March.” Kaan Yildizgöz, Senior Director UITP & Author of the Book: Taxıs In the Era of Digitalisation. More Information here 2018-09-13 cat_news News / 13-Sep-2018 Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure accepts honorary patronage of IT-TRANS 2020 more In 2020, IT-TRANS will have a prominent supporter: Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, has accepted the honorary patronage of the international conference and exhibition. “A well-functioning public transport system can significantly improve the quality of life in our cities and rural areas. Public transport must be attractive, safe, reliable and affordable. International experts come together at IT-TRANS to work on new mobility concepts. This means that this industry gathering plays an important role in shaping the mobility of tomorrow”, says Minister Scheuer. cat_news News / Driver advisory systems for public transport INAVET, based in Dresden, Germany offers consulting, analysis and engineering services for comprehensive telematics systems, transportation research and innovative approaches for mobility of the future. more Its core competencies include holistic concepts for driver training, driver advisory systems (DAS) – smarttrains.das – driving simulators and complex simulation environments. Products and services perfectly tailored to customers’ needs with appropriate engineering and software services for multimodal transportation management complete the package.