SunRail is a 61-mile commuter rail line, owned and operated by the Florida Division of Transportation (FDOT), serving Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia counties. As SunRail’s end-to-end options associate, Icomera’s improve will substitute the present, legacy Wi-Fi system with industry-leading expertise aboard twenty-two vehicles (cabs + coaches). Holding passengers related, engaged and productive whereas travelling helps each SunRail and Icomera’s mission round inexperienced mobility and elevated passenger experiences.
As soon as onboard, riders will join their gadgets to the SSID and obtain speedy entry to a localized, web-based Captive Portal. This offers passengers an always-online expertise with Icomera’s proprietary community communications protocol, SureWAN™, permitting the onboard router to intelligently hook up with a number of mobile and different communications networks concurrently to maximize information capability, protection, availability, and redundancy.
“Given the inhabitants development of Central Florida, the provision of a high-quality Wi-Fi community aboard the SunRail fleet will help the flexibleness in work hours and areas that the ‘work from dwelling’ transition has launched,” says Gabriel J. Lopez-Bernal. “If a passenger’s commute can contribute in the direction of their working day, and never disrupt it, then public transit would be the apparent and simplest modal selection.”
Consolidating Onboard Methods
Past offering Passenger Wi-Fi, Icomera’s improve will enable onboard programs to be consolidated, which reduces the infrastructure and minimizes the seller ecosystem.
Icomera will function an extension of the group in each job – from onboard structure design to supply, and post-installation help for 5 years. The Icomera X-Sequence cellular entry and utility router was chosen because the central connectivity platform, offering managed Web entry for the Passenger Wi-Fi and serving because the digital utility host for different onboard programs.
Partnership for Effectivity
Florida companies proceed to reap the benefits of new alternatives to attach the area and discover partnerships – this time with Perception Public Sector (Perception). Perception is a number one authorities IT answer supplier and group buying group.
This digital transformation effort is a partnership between Perception, FDOT, and Icomera – permitting SunRail to give attention to assembly operational effectivity objectives and streamlining the procurement course of. In 2020, Icomera partnered with Perception to higher serve nationwide public sector clients, provide stability in pricing with the perfect assured value, and tackle the distinctive challenges of restricted sources and budgets.