Solutions

More value out of the box

A turnkey solution for any transit situation

An investment in a SPOT ITS packs a tremendous punch right out of the box. Equipped with everything you need (i.e. base system and upgrade features such as real time GPS, automated passenger counting, analytic reports...) to make an immediate and lasting impact on your transit situation, SPOT delivers a solution primed for agencies of all sizes and operational realities. Perhaps even more importantly, it future-proofs your operation with an easy path to add future upgrades and capabilities to meet changing marketplace, rider, and logistical demands.

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Base System

SPOT’s base system delivers the full-featured solution for today’s challenging transit environment. It touches every corner of your operations and provides real benefit that helps your administrators, dispatchers, drivers, maintenance crews and of course, your riders.

  • Full-featured administrative console
  • Easy route mapping
  • Mobile Data Terminals (MDT)
  • Public websites and mobile apps
  • Reporting
  • Electronic passenger counting
  • Service messaging
  • Station content
  • Route/schedule management
  • 2-way driver messaging
  • System configuration tools
  • Fare counting
  • Parts & labor

On-Board Announcements Using Real Time GPS

Ensure that every stop is clearly announced. Our on-board announcement systems provide multi-sensory engagement to riders and ensures ADA compliance with location-triggered audio and visual prompts. Point out route highlights, announce upcoming stops, and provide timely news and information updates from our easy-to-use scheduling web-based software.

  • Real time GPS-triggered events
  • Ad-hoc (on demand) announcements
  • Infotainment LCD displays

Infotainment

Engagement is such an important component of ensuring happy customers. Our on-board infotainment systems are a great way to provide route updates, announce 'next stop' destinations, and provide riders with information that creates an unparalleled transit experience.

  • In-vehicle LCDs
  • Indoor LCDs
  • Media management and custom playlists based on time or location

Automatic Passenger Counting/Automated Passenger Counting

It has never been easier to count rider boardings and alightings than it is with our automated passenger counting systems. Whether you choose automated passenger counting or electronic passenger counting, you'll greatly simplify the tracking and census-taking of passenger loads with either solutions.

  • Automatic passenger counting (APC)
  • Electronic passenger counting (EPC)
  • Student counting (integration with existing student IDs; RFID)

Mobile Video Surveillance

Safety of employees and customers is a top priority for any organization. Our mobile video surveillance systems provide a critical and essential tool in ensuring the safety of your drivers and riders. Easily integrated with existing SPOT CAD/AVL systems, there will be an unblinking eye keeping watch and recording on-board activities.

  • High quality video
  • Automatic downloads via Wi-Fi
  • Integrated with CAD/AVL software

Digital Displays

Remove the uncertainty for those waiting to ride by equipping your transit stations with digital display signage. Our display systems can be erected anywhere and provide your waiting passengers with real-time updates, estimated times of arrival, and the latest news and updates.

  • Real time GPS-trigger “next bus” announcements
  • Scheduled announcements
  • Speaker systems with ambient noise-sensing amplifiers

Advanced Analytics

Take your data analysis to the next level with our collection of advanced analytic tools. You’ll be able to view all the information collected by your SPOT system to produce detailed reports that will shed new insights on your operations and help identify areas to implement real change.

  • Vehicle speed and locations
  • On-time performance
  • Ridership metrics

Mobility

An essential service to any on-demand transit operation, our integrate paratransit dispatch suite raises the bar on efficiency and convenience. Packed with features like electronic manifests and automatic data collection, our on-board systems automatically take care of the necessary but tedious tasks of logging and differentiating mileage and performance. Once your drivers are done, you're done too.

  • Improve driver satisfaction and on-time performance
  • Eliminate the need for manual data entry
  • Reduce vehicle mileage by optimizing ride sharing
  • Calculate revenue, deadhead, and loaded miles automatically

Station Announcements

Close the loop on rider communications with simple LED signs and speaker systems, or rich Internet-connected LCD displays. SPOT’s station announcements allow you to deliver critical information to your riders in real time from a single, easy-to-use interface.

  • Ambient, noise-sensing speaker systems
  • LED and high-definition LCD displays
  • Solar-driven signage options for stations without power