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iLIDS Research – Part 1

Capturing and sharing accurate train consist information:

‘iLIDS’ stands for ‘Interactive Locations and Intelligent Digital Signage’. It is part of the Department for Transport’s £9m Innovate UK ‘Accelerating Innovation in Rail’ programme under which Enable iD, The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), Arriva UK Trains and research partners the University of Surrey are researching, developing and testing new technology to improve information, safety and accessibility on railway station platforms.

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Department for Transport Backs Interactive Train Station Technology

Interactive Locations and Intelligent Digital Signage (iLIDS)

The Department for Transport has awarded UK technology company, Enable International, together with The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), Arriva UK Trains and research partners the University of Surrey, funding through its £9m Innovate UK ‘Accelerating Innovation in Rail’ programme. The money will be used to research, develop and test new technology to improve information, safety and accessibility on railway station platforms.

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‘Enabling’ Intelligent Trains

MyJrny ‘Smart-train’ Passenger Counting & Real-time Information System Successfully Piloted by Chiltern Railways

“It’s been fantastic to be able to engage train staff and passengers in testing a system that reconciles real-time information from individual carriages with timetabled train services.” 

Chris Thompson, Chief Strategy Officer, Enable iD

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Enable iD & Proxama Marketing Partnership

New partnership will deliver ‘advertising-as-a-service’ to rail commuters

Proxama PLC, the leading mobile proximity marketing experts, today announced that as part of a wider customer information trial, its beacons have been installed on a number of Chiltern Railways’ Birmingham to London mainline trains.

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Radius Networks RadBeacon X4

Our Choice For OOH Hyper-Local Proximity Services

We reviewed a large range of BLE beacon devices for deployment in and around railway stations as part of our MyJrny integrated mobility project. We were looking robust all-weather devices with robust configuration and management software. After some considerable scrutiny and compliance testing, Radius Networks’ RadBeacon X4, shown below, came out on top.

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