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.
EurotechEurotech 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
Equipment & Machinery
- CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
- USE CASES
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.
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.
- QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT