Public transport systems require reliable and efficient communications networks that provide voice services and that satisfy the growing demand for data transmission. In this context, Teltronic, leading company in the design and manufacture of radio communication solutions for transport, presents the new RTP-800, a new generation on-board equipment that integrates in a single rack TETRA, LTE and Wi-Fi for voice and data critical communications.
The new on-board equipment, with a compact design and easy to install, is configured as a single, standardised hardware platform that supports multiple configurations: TETRA (voice and data), TETRA (voice) + LTE (data), or LTE (MCPTT and VoIP services for voice and broadband data services).
Based on this multi-configuration approach, the main novelty provided by the RTP-800, and which makes it unique in the market, is that its hardware may be fully dedicated to broadband communications, a completely independent and transparent interface that allows transmission data without interfering with mission critical functionalities and without having to add additional equipment to the rack.
In this way, this new on-board unit provides massive transmission of data for railway signalling applications and on-board video services, among others, while all voice services work correctly without any downtime.
Another point to highlight is that it offers wide connectivity possibilities, with Ethernet, serial ports and Wi-Fi, as well as a digital audio switching matrix that facilitates integration with train audio subsystems, such as intercom and public address systems.
In addition, the RTP-800 comes standard with interfaces for connection to other subsystems, such as the Train Control Management System (TCMS), and its TETRA and LTE technologies have been validated to transmit ETCS (European Train Control System), CBTC (Communications-Based Train Control) and PTC (Positive Train Control).
The terminal has been designed to comply the European FRMCS standard (Future Railway Mobile Communication System), which is being defined by the International Union of Railways to be used by high-speed trains.
The new equipment, like all the on-board units designed by Teltronic, is certified with the EN50155 (electronic equipment used on rolling stock for railway applications) and EN45545 (protection against fire incidents in railways) regulations. Regarding the security, the equipment complies with the European cybersecurity standard for industrial environments EN62443.
With this new product release, Teltronic expands its portfolio by reinforcing its well-known range of on-board equipment and solutions for buses, metros, trams and railways.
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