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Transport of the Future at Heathrow

Ultra Global was developing a ULTra Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system for Heathrow airport. A single board embedded computer which can provide the performance, reliability and scalability to handle PRT system's communication and security requirements is needed.

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  • SUPPLIER
  • Eurotech
    Eurotech is a global company focusing on embedded computers and Pervasive Computing, which combines three key factors: the miniaturisation of computers capable of processing information; their spread in the real world - in buildings and machinery, on board vehicles, on persons and in the environment; and their ability to network and communicate. Year founded: 1992 Revenue: $69 million (2014) BIT: ETH
  • INDUSTRIES
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • FUNCTIONS
  • Product Development
  • CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
  • Other frequency
  • USE CASES
  • CUSTOMER
  • Ultra Global is committed to a quality management system dedicated to meeting the requirements of its customers and of all regulatory requirements applicable to its products and services.
  • SOLUTION
  • The PROTEUS single board embedded computer, which drives the ULTra communication system, is ideal for applications requiring high-end performance in a fanless, rugged package. The PROTEUS works off an 8.5 to 24V DC power supply and incorporates a low heat generation Intel Atom Processor. The ATMEL TPM provides compatible SMBUS interface. Hardware Components - The PROTEUS single board embedded computer

  • DATA COLLECTED
  • Asset Efficiency Ratios, Asset Status Tracking, Asset Utilization, Communication Performance, Equipment Status
  • SOLUTION TYPE
  • SOLUTION MATURITY
  • Mature (technology has been on the market for > 5 years)
  • OPERATIONAL IMPACT
  • Impact #1
    [Efficiency Improvement - Asset Utilization]
    Real-time visibility, monitoring, and control of equipment improves asset and resource efficiency.
    Impact #2
    [Process Optimization - Real Time Asset Tracking]
    The location of individuals and assets can be identified in near real-time enabling optimal utilization of vehicles.
    Impact #3
    [Data Management - Data Analysis]
    Single board computer solutions enable aggregation of 'big data' to enable more robust analysis and lower costs.
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