Thursday, August 06, 2009

PATH awards control center contract

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Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH), New York, has awarded Ansaldo STS USA a $24.7 million contract to supply a traffic control center. The new system, which will include CTC (centralized traffic control), SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), integrated voice communications, and ansaldo-sts.jpgCCTV (closed circuit television), “will centralize the PATH communications network into one, fully integrated system,” according to Ansaldo STS USA.

The CTC system is based on Ansaldo STS USA’s Hermes™ platform, Described as “an office control solution that features advanced routing algorithms, integration with security systems, passenger information systems, voice telecommunication, and enterprise management systems.

“We are proud to provide PATH with this state-of-the-art central control system,” said Ansaldo STS USA Vice President and COO Jeremy Hill. “We will continue to support their commitment to quality systems and the safety of their passengers, employees, and community.”