In-Station Solutions

The proliferation of the IoT is enabling the development of a new generation of innovative smart applications and services that not only enhance passenger convenience through automated ticketing, queue management, and information display but also increase safety and security through real-time video monitoring and surveillance.

No matter whether it’s a train station, bus terminus, airport, warehouse, or parking lot, VIA provides the tools you need for building the smart transportation hub of the future. Combining rich multimedia and HMI capabilities with seamless I/O and wireless connectivity, VIA In-Station Solutions include a wide selection of scalable systems, starter kits, and IoT acceleration platforms that can be rapidly customized to deliver reliable 24/7 operation in even the most challenging environments.

Core Applications

VIA In-Station Solutions enable you to boost passenger convenience and safety while simultaneously increasing operational efficiency and ROI through the following core applications:

  • Data Collection:

    Rich wireless and I/O connectivity options for capturing and transmitting mission-critical data such as passenger, goods, and vehicle flows, ticket transactions, and equipment status.

  • Data Analysis:

    Real-time data processing and analysis to optimize capacity utilization, minimize queuing times, and maximize revenues.

  • Monitoring and Surveillance:

    Remote 24/7 video monitoring and surveillance to enhance security and safety.

  • Passenger Information Display:

    Advanced multimedia features for the delivery of navigation, ticketing, and scheduling information and services in rich user-friendly formats to boost passenger satisfaction and minimize operational costs.

 


 

VIA IoT Acceleration Platforms

VIA IoT Acceleration Platforms combine ultra-reliable, high-performance system hardware with a stable software framework that enables the rapid development of multimedia-rich applications and services, using touch, voice, and wireless interfaces. The platforms provide highly-customizable solutions for installing a host of smart passenger information display, ticketing and metering, shopping and storage, and surveillance and monitoring systems for stations, airports, parking lots, and other transportation hub environments.

 

Passenger Information Display

These flexible platforms facilitate the development of passenger information display applications, including video walls, signage, and interactive kiosks. A wealth of system hardware and software customization options are available to meet your exact deployment needs.

Ticketing and Metering

These scalable platforms enable the rapid design and deployment of ticketing and metering applications in transportation hub environments. With their advanced multimedia capabilities, stable software framework, and multiple I/O and wireless integration options, the platforms can be configured to handle multiple types of transactions and payment methods.

 

Shopping and Storage

These versatile platforms allow transportation hub operators to boost passenger convenience by offering automated shopping and luggage storage applications and services. Combining rich I/O and wireless connectivity with powerful multimedia capabilities, the platforms can be rapidly customized to meet specific installation requirements.

Surveillance and Monitoring

These ultra-reliable platforms integrate support for multiple HD cameras to boost passenger safety in transportation hub environments. A wealth of system hardware, camera integration, and software customization options are available.

 


 

VIA Starter Kits

VIA Starter Kits accelerate the development of affordable HMI kiosks and systems that enhance safety and security, boost convenience, and increase operational efficiency by enabling passengers to view and interact with relevant transportation information in rich multimedia formats.

VIA SOM-6X50

This starter kit includes a compact System-on-Module, an optional reference carrier board featuring built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and a Linux BSP to provide a versatile and cost-effective solution for smart transportation signage and HMI systems.

VIA HMI Panel Display Starter Kit

This starter kit features a highly-integrated board, an optional 17” display, and a Linux BSP optimized to enable HTML5-based digital signage applications to provide a flexible and reliable solution for a wide variety of transportation HMI usage scenarios.

 

VIA HMI Touch Panel Starter Kit

This starter kit comprises a highly-integrated board, an optional 10.1” LVDS projective capacitive touch screen, an optional Wi-Fi module, and an optimized Android 4.2 BSP to provide an affordable solution for touch-based transportation HMI applications.

VIA VAB-630 3.5″ SBC

This starter kit combines a highly-integrated 3.5” SBC form factor motherboard with an optional 10.1” touch panel screen to provide a robust solution for interactive multimedia kiosks and signage systems.

 


 

VIA Systems

Combining ultra-dependable 24/7 operation with advanced functionality and performance, VIA Systems have been adopted by a growing number of operators throughout the globe for a broad spectrum of data tracking, passenger information display, and security and surveillance applications. They include a rich array of robust and scalable systems with multiple customization options.

VIA AMOS-3005

This ruggedized fanless system is an ultra-reliable high-performance solution for data-intensive processing and monitoring scenarios as well as multimedia infotainment applications.

VIA AMOS-820

This ultra-compact fanless system provides a highly-integrated low-power solution for transportation facility monitoring and control applications with multiple hardware and software customization options.

VIA ARTiGO A600

This sleek fanless system provides a flexible platform for transportation facility and equipment energy management data collection and visualization applications.

 

VIA ARTiGO A1250

This high-performance, feature-rich ultra-slim system fits easily into any environment and is suitable for a broad spectrum of digital signage, kiosk, and security and surveillance applications.

VIA ARTiGO A1300

This robust ultra-compact fanless quad-core system integrates a wealth of connectivity and networking features designed for a wide range of mission-critical signage, kiosk, and HMI passenger information display applications.

VIA VIPRO VP7910

This high-performance fanless panel PC with a 10.4″ TFT LCD resistive or projective capacitive touch screen is ideal for advanced transportation HMI and data processing applications that require low power consumption, noise-free operation, and multiple I/O ports.

 

VIA ALTA DS 2

This compact fanless Android media player offers dual independent Full HD screen support for a host of digital signage and data display applications.

 


 

Rapid Customization

VIA In-Station Solutions are based on a modular design philosophy that speeds up system hardware and software optimization and customization for demanding commercial applications. Key customization options include:

 

Peripheral Integration

With a wide selection of UART, USB, GPIO, and HDMI ports, VIA In-Station Solutions provide flexible connections to modern and legacy systems and devices. Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi, 4G, and GPS options ensure high-speed network connections for real-time navigation and vehicle monitoring and control applications.

Operational Environment Optimization

With their ruggedized form factors, low power consumption, and wide operating temperature ranges, VIA In-Station Solutions can be optimized to operate in the most demanding factory environments.

Software Customization

Drawing on a wealth Android, Linux and Windows software development experience and expertise and easy-to-use BSPs and SDKs, including the VIA Smart ETK, we provide a complete range of software customization services for optimizing the compatibility, performance, I/O connectivity, and peripheral integration of VIA In-Station Solutions across multiple platforms.


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