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Infotec Passenger Information Displays

Derby

On-station | On-vehicle | On-line

For over 20 years, Infotec has provided highly resilient passenger information displays to a variety of transport sectors that include rail, bus, tram and subway sectors. Recently, Infotec has begun to expand into new markets that include solutions for on-vehicle, urban signage and airport applications.

Through continuous investment, innovation, famous reliability and highly respected customer service, Infotec continues to set the standard for passenger information systems.

By taking responsibility for the design and manufacture of its displays, Infotec effectively manages obsolescence over the lifetime of the product. Many of Infotec’s products have been in service well beyond their life expectancy.

  • Original equipment manufacturer
  • Common parts / architecture across the range
  • Infotec builds its own electronics
  • Spares management

On-station: Professional CIS for rail and tram applications

In England, the majority of the capital’s stations, including Euston, King’s Cross, London Bridge, Paddington, St Pancras, Victoria and Waterloo, all use Infotec displays. In Scotland, Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central, Inverness and hundreds more have been choosing Infotec equipment for over 15 years. Most major stations across the UK including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Derby, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and York have made Infotec their preferred choice for CIS solutions.

Infotec has also supplied hundreds of displays to the tram, light rail and metro sectors. Recent customers include London Underground, Manchester Metrolink, Edinburgh Tram, Glasgow Subway and Sheffield Tram. To ensure customer safety and controlled obsolescence, Infotec designs and manufactures its own sub-surface displays to meet low toxicity / low smoke standards at its UK factory in Leicestershire.

On-vehicle: Solutions for on-board passenger information displays

Infotec is widely acknowledged as a high-quality supplier of LED and TFT displays for trackside and roadside applications. This considerable expertise and experience has now been used to develop a range of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) displays and designs for on-vehicle applications. Various projects are already underway in the UK and North America with many longer term contracts in the pipeline

Online: Javelin display maintenance and content delivery software

Javelin is a web-based back office system display content management system for the transport market.

Javelin has been designed from the ground up to provide administrator interfaces to enable easy management of large complex display estates. The Javelin system gives train and transport operators and display system administrators the ability to manage their dynamic customer content quickly and easily.

The customer information assets and their content are managed through Javelin’s unified graphical user interface (GUI).

These assets can be on-station, on-vehicle or even online, and have been categorised as priority or secondary CIS.

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Press Release

Innovative Display Screens for Northern Rail Shelters

The first of dozens of innovative TFT rail passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec for installation in shelters at Northern stations are now in use.

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Underground and Subsurface Passenger Information Displays

Infotec manufactures a wide range of electronic displays for the public transport sector, including rail, bus, urban signage, roadside and airport applications.

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Infotec

The Maltings

Tamworth Road

Leicester

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

LE65 2PS

Other

United Kingdom

+44 1530 566 502 www.infotec.co.uk

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Products and Services

F Series LED Displays: Enhanced Full Matrix LED Technology

The F Series range is a comprehensive selection of full-matrix displays that offer the customer a more flexible approach to passenger information. Available in both monochrome (FM) and rich full-colour (FC), the range can be used for a variety of purposes.

Javelin: Web-Based Approach to Display Management and Content Delivery

Incorporated within the user GUI, the Javelin Direct module allows operators to manage and create content for deployment to their assets. The system can create, schedule and distribute playlists from a wide variety of sources, including textual notices, images, videos and announcements. Javelin recognises its connected assets and provides assistance to the operators to ensure content is correctly allocated.

T Series TFT Displays: Enhanced High-Definition TFT Technology

The T Series is Infotec's latest range of TFT displays. Driven using the same Tetrus controller to produce rich full HD images and video with lovely smooth animations and page transitions.

V Series LED and TFT Displays: The Modular Approach to On-Vehicle CIS

The V Series is Infotec's on-vehicle display range. The series consists of both LED and TFT displays tested to vehicle specification EN50155. Using a modular approach, the designs can be scaled to suit the wide variety of mounting methods that are seen on-vehicle. Once again the Tetrus controller ensures that these displays offer a beautifully rendered image for the travelling customer.

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2 March 2018

The first of dozens of innovative TFT rail passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec for installation in shelters at Northern stations are now in use.

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16 February 2018

Infotec has delivered improved scripting for passenger information display systems for train operator C2C, with an aim to improve passenger management.

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31 January 2018

A survey carried out by leading passenger information display system manufacturer Infotec has seen dozens of people who work in the rail industry express what they feel is currently missing from displays and what the most important considerations are when they procure new CIS equipment.

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27 November 2017

Passenger information display specialist Infotec is delighted to see that several stations its systems have been deployed in have been successful in the National Rail Awards 2017. 

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22 November 2017

Full-matrix displays for 28 Abellio Scotrail stations have been designed and manufactured by Infotec, providing the option of advanced functionality as seen in locations such as Didcot in England.

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15 November 2017

A new large format full matrix main passenger information display board and more than 30 single-sided portrait LED displays are being supplied by Infotec as part of an £250,000 order for the revamp of Waterloo Station in London.

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8 November 2017

Full matrix passenger information displays designed by Infotec and suppled to C2C stations are being very well received by the travelling public.

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2 November 2017

Infotec is pleased to announce successful registration to the Environmental Management System Standard ISO 14001: 2015 following an extensive two-day certification audit with the UKAS accredited company, Global Certification Group (UK).

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24 October 2017

Following the successful introduction of on-vehicle passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec on the Vancouver Metro last year, a second order is seeing scores more delivered.

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18 October 2017

Rail passengers should see no disruption on station information screens manufactured by Ashby-based Infotec as a result of the cyber-attacks rampant at present.

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16 November 2016

The biggest TFT passenger information displays ever designed and manufactured by Infotec are now in use at what Virgin Trains is calling 'the station of the future' - Birmingham International.

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11 October 2016

Following a successful factory acceptance test, the first new passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec for Manchester Piccadilly station have been installed and commissioned.

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29 September 2016

With London Bridge station's new concourse now partly open and fitted with Infotec passenger information screens, work has now started on manufacture of displays for phase three of the huge redevelopment project.

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18 August 2016

On-going investment by passenger information specialist Infotec into in-house manufacturing capabilities has seen the installation of a Fully Anechoic Chamber (FAC), allowing the market-leading company to test its own equipment to internationally accepted noise criteria.

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12 August 2016

Major improvement work currently taking place on the area of London Paddington known as The Lawn, which houses the retail outlets at the back of the main station building, includes the updating of passenger information display pods by Infotec.

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1 August 2016

Infotec has become one of the first suppliers in the rail industry to successfully achieve certification to ISO 9001: 2015 through Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) and accredited by UKAS.

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30 March 2016

The first passenger information displays created by Infotec Ltd for the Thameslink Programme in London have been installed, providing customers with comprehensive information in high definition and with the smoothest possible scrolling.

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15 March 2016

A solution developed in partnership with Worldline and Virgin Trains and brought to fruition by passenger information display (PID) specialist Infotec to help prevent passenger surge is generating considerable interest throughout the rail network.

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17 February 2016

Large format LED customer information screens (CIS) have been provided by Infotec for Abbey Wood Station, which i currently used by Southeastern's North Kent services and will also become an important stop on the Crossrail line.

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17 December 2015

Infotec is providing customer information screens for 12 stations on Govia Thameslink Railway's (GTR's) Great Northern Route.

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17 November 2015

Infotec has designed and manafactured passenger information LED displays for two platforms at Cardiff Queen Street railway station.

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6 November 2015

Customers at over 130 Northern Rail stations are benefiting from real-time customer information screens (CIS) designed and manufactured by Infotec.

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24 September 2015

There were over 100 'recycled' passenger information displays among the range of products provided for the revamped Birmingham New Street station by Infotec Ltd.

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23 September 2015

Infotec is introducing its LED, LCD and TFT display product range to Poland and eastern Europe, showcasing its all-new innovative common electronics platform in full matrix LED, TFT and on-vehicle displays at rail industry fair TRAKO in Gdansk.

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25 June 2015

Following the successful completion of an order for LED / TFT combined passenger information displays for Line 12 in Mexico City in 2012, Infotec has now been asked to create more of the purpose-built displays for the metro system.

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3 June 2015

The need to replace an LED CIS display at St Pancras International to provide additional information to passengers required Infotec to align its design with the exacting heritage requirements of the world-famous station.

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3 June 2015

Investment in equipment and training has been made by customer information display specialist Infotec to enable it to produce coated printed circuit boards (PCBs) for use in its new range of on-vehicle displays.

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3 June 2015

Customers at Hatfield, Stevenage and Finsbury Park railway stations are now able to see customer information displays along the length of the 12-coach train platforms, thanks to work involving Infotec Ltd.

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19 February 2015

Passenger information display specialist Infotec has been awarded the contract to design and manufacture TFT displays for nine stations on the central section of Crossrail, a huge investment project involving 42Km of new tunnels under London, UK, and one of the largest infrastructure ventures in Europe.

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18 November 2014

Shipment is underway of an order placed with Infotec by Trak Com Wireless for on-vehicle displays to be used on the recently opened light rail system serving JFK Airport in New York, US.

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12 October 2014

A completely redeveloped station for which passenger information display specialist Infotec has provided a wide range of products and associated services has been officially opened by the Queen.

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5 October 2014

The ability of passenger information display specialist Infotec to provide innovative and flexible solutions has been demonstrated by work recently completed at Newcastle Central Station.

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29 September 2014

The development of railway stations as appealing places in which to shop, eat and drink, as well as to catch trains is leading to wider use of passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec.

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29 August 2014

The very latest LED and TFT passenger information displays by Infotec, the leading supplier to the UK rail industry, will be featured at Innotrans 2014.

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1 April 2014

Electronic information display specialist Infotec has produced a new brochure designed specifically for those in underground and subsurface rail sectors.

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31 October 2013

UK electronic information display specialist Infotec has taken its products further than ever before; to Australia.

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31 October 2013

Passenger information displays specialist Infotec Limited has been short-listed in the 2013 National Transport Awards in the Transport Supplier of the Year category.

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31 October 2013

Faced with the need for more displays as a result of platform extensions to accommodate longer trains, First Capital Connect (FCC) decided to use electronic display specialist Infotec as a 'one-stop shop' for the work.

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31 July 2013

The recent £1m revamp of Nottingham railway station has seen East Midlands information display systems specialist Infotec provide both temporary and new permanent pieces of equipment to help with the successful completion of the project.

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1 May 2013

UK rail industry electronic display systems supplier Infotec Ltd. has been named winner of a national award designed to recognise initiative and innovation used to make using the railway as inviting, efficient and customer-focused as possible.

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30 April 2013

Twenty-one years of innovation are being celebrated by Infotec Ltd., the leading supplier of electronic information display systems to the UK rail industry.

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31 October 2012

British information display specialist Infotec today launched a new range of display controller technology at Innotrans, the international trade fair for transport technology, in Berlin.

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30 April 2012

Visitors to the 7th Annual UK Light Rail Conference in Manchester this month will be able to see a real time customer information display and a high-tech information management system in operation that offer a range of benefits to light rail system operators and users.

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29 February 2012

Completion of displays for Bristol Temple Meads station marks the final piece in a very large project carried out by Infotec for Thales.

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31 January 2012

Railway station announcements are set to become virtually word-perfect, thanks to significant investment by the British company Infotec whose text-to-speech technology is currently used at over 200 UK stations to provide train service information and security details.

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31 July 2011

Work to enable hundreds of additional Thameslink trains to travel into London Bridge station every day are now well underway as part of the Government's £6bn Thameslink programme. The customer information displays for the redevelopment of London Bridge station have been provided by Infotec and are a vital part of keeping the UK's third biggest station running smoothly.

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9 May 2011

A renewal project for the replacement of 18 life-expired CRT displays on the concourse, platforms and waiting areas of Dundee Station has been completed with the help of Ashby-based display technology and communication company Infotec. The £53,000 contract was awarded by Babcock R

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2 May 2011

The success and popularity of a wireless enabled mobile passenger information unit created for Paddington Station by display specialist Infotec has resulted in orders for a further 12 being placed. Glasgow, Birmingham New Street and several other London stations are among the Network Ra

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18 April 2011

Dozens of stations including Bletchley, Leighton Buzzard, Northampton, Tamworth and Wolverton have been supplied with new customer information display equipment by Ashby-based display technology and communication company Infotec. Part of a massive project to regenerate London Midland st

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11 April 2011

As part of the redevelopment of City Thameslink, display specialist Infotec has upgraded customer information displays on the London station's platforms and concourses. This was the first of three Thameslink stations to undergo a complete revamp, with Blackfriars and Farringdon to follo

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28 March 2011

The development of large format clocks for London Waterloo by Ashby-based display technology and communication company Infotec is helping to make work easy for dispatch staff on the London station. The fact that Infotec also minimised the need for expensive and potentially difficult to install ca

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21 March 2011

A to Z customer information displays created and supplied by technology and communication company Infotec are making train journeys easier for infrequent users of three South West Trains stations. The boards, part of an impressive order for platform displays at various SWT stations, hav

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28 February 2011

The new Western concourse at London's King's Cross, which features a new customer information display supplied by Infotec, is now open for business, with thousands of passengers passing through every day.

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28 February 2011

A range of developments and adaptations has been made by information display specialist Infotec to fulfil an order for a new rail line in Mexico City.

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21 September 2010

As part of the redevelopment of City Thameslink, display specialist Infotec has recently completed work to upgrade customer information displays on the London station’s platforms and concourses. This is the first of three Thameslink stations to undergo a complete revamp, with Blackfria

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2 December 2009

A 'moving' solution has been devised by Infotec, the company recognised as the market leader in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic displays to the UK rail industry, to keep customers in a major London station informed while a £30m roof renovation project is completed.

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8 November 2009

Infotec is the market leader in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic customer information displays to the UK rail industry. It designs, manufactures, tests and distributes LED and TFT passenger information displays, and customer information systems (CIS), for railways and bus routes

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Infotec

The Maltings

Tamworth Road

Leicester

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

LE65 2PS

Other

United Kingdom

+44 1530 566 502 www.infotec.co.uk

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