Prodapt Case Studies Connected Railroad

Connected Railroad

Prodapt
Connected Railroad
Transportation
Maintenance
Process Control & Optimization

The key business challenges are: - Effective prevention of derailments - Reduction of oil spills on railroad transportation of crude oils - Alerts to first responders depending on material carried - Public safety answering points (PSAPs) and State Emergency Response Commissions (SERCs) need to know the schedule, load, and location - Flawless communication between PSAPs and first responders

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The customer is a major US emergency service provider controlling the 9-1-1 service to US as well as global citizens for more than 30 years. The end customers include US wire-line, wireless, VoIP carriers, municipalities, and over 3000 public agencies.

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Synapt’s team developed the end-to-end Connected Railroad solution that sends alerts along with preventive measures to first responders, departments in charge. It makes use of several sensors, including accelerometers, gyroscope, seal lid openers, and motion sensors.

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Control System Alert, Infrastructure Condition, Leakage, Shipment Verification, Weather
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Emerging (technology has been on the market for > 2 years)
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[Efficiency Improvement - Communication]
Regular notifications with shipment information to rail carriers, departments in charge, and county officials
[Cost Reduction - Maintenance]
Effective prevention of derailment
[Data Management - Data Availability]
Full-fledged dashboard with infrastructure, weather, and shipment information with GIS data
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