THE NEED FOR THE MOST CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MARKET MAKES LARGE NETWORK OPERATORS COUNT ON THE R&D ADVANCES THAT THE INDUSTRY MAKES AVAILABLE TO THE MARKET.
Railway systems around the world are making progress on digitization to meet the challenges of mobility as a service. This mode of transport is destined to be the centerpiece of the range of options available to the user in the citiess.
The need for the most cutting-edge technological developments in the market makes large network operators count on the R&D advances that the industry makes available to the market. An example is the Spanish railway sector that in recent years has introduced the most effective innovations to improve the user’s experience. Companies from diverse sectors such as communications, passenger information and onboard entertainment, traffic control or collection systems stand out for their contributions to smart cities and mobility as a service.
Significant technological leaps have been made for the public transport sector with comprehensive electronic ticketing systems, unique in the market, as they only need QR codes for their validation. In communications, new radio systems have been developed to improve signalling and offer new services.
Another important area is innovation for intelligent fleet management, so important for improving network efficiency, through the use of Big Data and Machine Learning. These advances enable GPS tracking, real-time incident detection, and smart data analytics.
The multiple solutions provided by Spanish companies contribute to improving mobility in the cities, enabling real integration of the different modes of transport and walking towards a connected, digital and sustainable future