T-Systems launches satellite-based road user charging
First publishedin ITS World Congress
T-Systems will be demonstrating the Satellic Tolling Platform, a state-of-the-art, high-quality GNSS-based, road-user charging system at the 2015 ITS World Congress. This includes an EETS-ready, easy-to- install, on-board unit (OBU) and a self-service Web portal for quick-and-simple customer access. All key processes in the lifecycle of a toll collection system – for both end-users and the OBU – will be on show. Insights will be given into the quality of the GNSS toll detection and calculation algorithm as well as the direct feedback provided to users.
The demonstration will be in the form of a test drive in a challenging urban environment. The Satellic Tolling Platform is the basis for the T-Systems EETS-ready ’Tolling as a Service’ offering. This enables road-charging organisations to outsource their toll detection and calculation processes to one of the world’s most experienced GNSS system operators, allowing the road-charging organisations to concentrate on customer relations and value-added services.
As the company points out, T-Systems enjoys a long and successful track record in road-charging and telematics services. More than 10 years ago, T-Systems was the first company to design and implement the majority of the elements of the world’s first-ever GNSS-based toll collection system, for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) for the German highways. Since 2005, T-Systems brings together the expertise gained from the German project in the Satellic Telematic Services division to develop a next-generation, service-based, road-charging system, and to address the growing international market.