First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
Kapsch TrafficCom has acquired eTrans Systems, a Virginia-based provider of connected and autonomous vehicle (C/AV) solutions.
Alexander Lewald, chief technology officer at Kapsch, says eTrans’ knowledge of embedded, mobile and Internet of Things technologies will improve the company’s offerings in the C/AV field.
Kapsch will integrate eTrans’ on-board and roadside unit applications into its portfolio. These applications support Vehicle to Vehicle, Vehicle to Infrastructure and Vehicle to Pedestrian safety and mobility services.
According to Kapsch, eTrans’ cloud-based smart services also supports the utilisation of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) data for transportation systems management and operations.
Currently, eTrans is involved in V2X deployments for connected vehicle projects in Nevada and North Carolina. The company has also provided transit priority for buses along a corridor in Michigan.