Advances in People Mover Central Control

by R. S. Fahringer, AEG Westinghouse Transportation, Systems, Inc, Pittsburgh, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers IV

Abstract: AEG Westinghouse Transportation Systems, Inc. has designed many graphic display based central control computers for people mover systems. These include airport systems for: Changi in Singapore, Stansted in England, Pittsburgh, Denver, Hartsfield Atlanta, Frankfurt in Germany, and Honolulu. These people mover central control systems perform many automatic functions, are built with off-the-shelf redundant structured hardware, include advanced color graphics and touch screen operator interfaces, have an embedded simulation, and are supported and may be monitored remotely by AEG Westinghouse Transportation Systems engineering personnel based in Pittsburgh.

Subject Headings: People movers | Control systems | Remote control | Automated transit systems | Structural control | Computer software | Graphic methods | North America | United States | Pennsylvania | Pittsburgh | Europe | England | Asia | Singapore

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