Vix Technology Wins International AwardBy Vix Technology, PRNE
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
MELBOURNE, Australia, May 20, 2011 - Vix Technology has been recognised at the 59th World Congress and
Exhibition of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP),
winning the award for Innovation and Technology. The theme at the event, held
in Dubai was PTx2 - doubling the usage of public transport by 2025.
The award comes as a result of the 'SISMO' project. A Public Private
Partnership (PPP) project carried out by Vix Technology with partner Veolia
Cityway in the Oise region, France.
"To achieve the goal of doubling public transport usage by 2025 we must
make transport easy to pay for and simple to use. SISMO is a perfect example
of this," said Patrick Dumbell, General Manager of Vix Technology's Besancon
The SISMO project in France services train, tram and bus as well as
carpooling and taxis.
The wide ranging project is a first for France and initiated in one of
the nation's fastest growing regions covers automated fare collection and a
comprehensives suite of real time passenger information including vehicle
tracking and traffic alerts.
The introduction of a smartcard in September will complete the project.
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About Vix Technology
Vix Technology is an international provider of market-leading products
and services to both the public and private sectors. Vix Technology builds
market-leading product development and services businesses that develop and
operate specialised, mission-critical solutions for the payments,
telecommunications and transportation industries.
Vix has developed and supplied world leading AFC systems such as the Hong
Kong Octopus Card, Singapore EzLink, Beijing ACC and the Melbourne Metcard
and is a leading supplier of Real Time Passenger Information and ITS systems
around the world including solutions in London, Cambridge and Wellington New
About UITP (International Association of Public Transport)
UITP is the international network for public transport authorities and
operators, policy decision-makers, scientific institutes and the public
transport supply and service industry. It is a platform for worldwide
cooperation, business development and the sharing of know-how between its
3,400 members from 92 countries. UITP is the global advocate for public
transport and sustainable mobility, and the promoter of innovations in the
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