Victoria, BC, Canada, February 15, 2013: Quester Tangent has raised the bar in the rail transit industry with their new touch screen display.The first work glove friendly edge-to-edge glass touch screen displays will be installed on the INNOVIA ART 200 rapid transit fleet in Kuala Lumpur and on Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority’s (MARTA) fleet.
Combining reliability and robustness for the demanding rail operating environment, Quester Tangent’s Trainwise™ Display Panel has the look and feel of a touchscreen tablet – providing the ultimate user experience. “This is a major advancement for the transit industry,” commented Stephen McKay President and CEO. “Our team has developed an innovative display system – an industrial strength, high visibility, gloved use touchscreen with onboard processing and communications.”
Quester Tangent collaborates with transit manufacturers and fleet operators worldwide to develop off-the shelf or custom solutions – the new display system can be configured with QT Fleetwise™ diagnostic software, providing operations with real time data, reducing downtime for maintenance teams. “All users, from train operators to fleet maintenance personal, can view and control the entire onboard system in real time through the new display,” noted QT’s Lead Engineer on the project Richard Lyne. “Built to withstand the harsh transit environment, our panel delivers the performance of the latest consumer technologies and will support future innovative features required by transit authorities.”
The broad compatibility of QT systems combined with longevity and lifetime support has been key to Quester Tangent’s success. The display panels are another step forward for QT as a leading supplier of train electronics to the rail transit industry.
Located on the Pacific Northwest of North America near Victoria, B.C. Quester Tangent – an ISO 9001-2008 company – designs, develops and manufactures leading edge vehicle monitoring hardware and software for the global rail transit industry.