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Press Releases from IVU Traffic Technologies AG (94 total)

IVU awarded contract from Regiobahn

Standardised planning of vehicles and personnel in the cloud – to make its processes more efficient, Regiobahn will soon be relying on the integrated IVU.rail standard solution from Berlin-based IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies. Thanks to the special implementation process, the system is set to be up and running in December already. Since 1999, Regiobahn has been reliably connecting people from the regions of Mettmann, Erkrath, Düsseldorf, Kaarst, Neuss and

Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe opt for IVU.suite

Berlin/Basel – For planning and dispatching vehicles and personnel across the company, Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB) will be relying in future on IVU.suite from IVU Traffic Technologies. The IT specialist for public transport will take over both hosting and operation of the system in the In addition to Switzerland, the catchment area of BVB also includes neighbouring regions in Germany and France. As a result, BVB is globally the only

CleverShuttle dispatches using IVU.suite

Flexible driver allocation for environmentally friendly ridepooling provider Berlin, 17 December 2019 – Get from door to door flexibly and economically while caring for the environment – CleverShuttle operates with this quality aspiration in six German cities. In future, the ridepooling service will use the dispatch solutions of IVU.suite, offered by the Berlin-based IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies, in order to make efficient use of vehicles and drivers. About 1,500 drivers and

Qbuzz dispatches e-buses integrated with the IVU.suite

Depot management system for diesel and electric vehicles commissioned Berlin/Amersfoort, 15 October 2019 – Whether it’s an e-bus or a bus with a combustion engine, in future the Dutch transport company Qbuzz will be dispatching all of the vehicles serving its Groningen and Drenthe concession using a single system. To this end, IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies is implementing an integrated depot management system for more than 400 diesel and electric

MaaS L.A.B.S.: IVU involved in research into the future of transport

Research project for the development of digitally supported and demand-based mobility services Berlin, 20 August 2019 – Mobility as a service is the future of public transport – from trains to bikes for hire culminating in a section of the journey on an autonomous bus, all seamlessly connected in a single system. IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies is now researching ways of making this idea a reality together with its partners

Annual General Meeting of IVU AG in Berlin

IVU Traffic Technologies remains on course for success: After the record results for the 2018 fiscal year, shareholders of the Berlin-based IT specialist for public transport will receive a dividend of 12 cents per share (2018: 10 cents). A corresponding proposal by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board was approved by the Annual General Meeting today. In view of the continued positive business performance in the financial year 2018, the

IT for Rail management conference on digitalisation

Efficient IT systems are the key to successful rail operations – this was one of the main findings of the IT for Rail management conference held in London on 16 and 17 May 2019. Around 30 top managers from renowned railway companies accepted the joint invitation from Arriva UK, MTR Crossrail and IVU Traffic Technologies. Digitalisation is changing the railway sector from the bottom up. It has never been easier for

Record attendance at IVU User Forum

Issues relating to innovation feature heavily at IVU’s international industry convention All roads lead to electric mobility, and the subject was the chief topic for discussion at the annual industry convention of IVU Traffic Technologies, which took place in Berlin on 18 and 19 March. Alongside the talks by experts, one particular high point came in the form of the new eCitaro from Daimler Buses, which visitors had the chance to

Start Unterelbe using IVU.rail to plan and dispatch in the cloud

From Hamburg to Cuxhaven: Transport company Verkehrsgesellschaft Start Unterelbe mbH, a subsidiary of regional transport operator Regionalverkehre Start Deutschland GmbH, has taken over the RE5 regional express route in Lower Saxony and Hamburg in time for the new timetable. The company is using IVU.rail from Berlin-based IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies to plan and dispatch all vehicles and employees. It took less than three months to launch the entire system. The

Deutsche Bahn to start new digital production platform for Long Distance divisio …

New IT project for reliable planning and management of long-haul transport – IVU.rail wins tender – Rollout to start at the end of 2019. Deutsche Bahn (DB) is successively stepping up its deployment of digital technologies in vehicle planning, preparation and maintenance. One aim of this is to make travel simpler and more convenient for customers. In addition, planning of long distance services is becoming ever more challenging, for instance due

IVU.rail successfully introduced at AVG

All-round solution for digital workflow in planning and dispatch Berlin/Karlsruhe, 19 February 2019 – Since the timetable change in 2018, Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft (AVG) has been carrying out integrated planning of all vehicle working schedules and duties for its tram-trains with the standard solution IVU.rail from Berlin-based IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies. Drivers can now use tablets in their cabs for their day-to-day work. AVG has over 500 train drivers covering its routes in

IVU: Reference for e-ticketing

Full VDV-KA certification for IVU hardware and software Berlin/Cologne, 15 January 2019 – Certification from VDV eTicket Service GmbH confirms that the ticketing solutions of IVU Traffic Technologies are fully VDV-KA-compliant. This means that hardware and software from the Berlin-based IT specialist for public transport is now also officially compatible with the Germany-wide e-ticketing standard. To obtain the prestigious certification, the IVU devices and IVU.validator with the sales software IVU.ticket went

IVU: Mobile ticketing for Stadtverkehr Detmold

Berlin/Detmold, 28 November 2018 – Smartphone instead of change: Stadtverkehr Detmold passengers can now use their mobile device to buy tickets and validate trips. This new service is based on the from Berlin-based IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies and London-based tech start-up UrbanThings. Stadtverkehr Detmold operates eight routes across the city centre, conveying around 5.5 million passengers per year. The SVDsmart app allows customers to buy a ticket directly on

IVU raises forecast for 2018 fiscal year

Berlin, 21 November 2018 – IVU Traffic Technologies AG today published its interim report for the third quarter of 2018. Along with growing sales and gross profit, the Berlin-based public-transport IT specialist posted a significant leap in earnings and adjusted its outlook for the year accordingly. In the third quarter of 2018, IVU considerably exceeded its expectations, with sales climbing by 27% year-on-year to EUR 51,932 thousand (2017: EUR 40,756

KCEFM: Analysis of e-tickets via app from IVU

Berlin/Cologne/Gelsenkirchen, 9 November 2018 – What data does an e-ticket include? How long is it valid? Why does the reading device report an error? The eTicketinfo 2.0 app from the electronic fare management North Rhine-Westphalia competence centre provides answers. The free app, which is now available for download, was developed by IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies. eTicketinfo allows electronic tickets – barcode tickets and smart cards – to be read quickly

IVU: New ITCS for Vorarlberg

VVV orders a multi-client operation control and ticketing system Berlin/Vienna/Feldkirch, 4 September 2018 – Efficient connections, standardised real-time data and reliable passenger information: In the coming months, the Vorarlberg public transport association VVV will be launching an IVU Traffic Technologies multi-client operation control and ticketing system in order to further improve the quality of public transport services in the whole region. In the popular holiday region of Vorarlberg – Austria’s most

IVU at InnoTrans 2018: IT systems for the mobility of tomorrow

Innovations for e-buses, mobile ticketing and condition-based maintenance Berlin, 10 July 2018 – The public transport of the future is environmentally friendly, digital and connected. IVU Traffic Technologies will present its solutions for the mobility of tomorrow at InnoTrans 2018. With the current innovations in the standard products IVU.suite and IVU.rail, transport and rail companies are making efficient use of e-buses, bringing ticketing to smartphones and scheduling the maintenance of trains

IVU: Standardised planning and dispatch for Torghatten

Berlin/Brønnøysund, 3 July 2018 – Efficient deployment of vehicles and personnel for the entire group of companies – the Norwegian transport company Torghatten is standardising its processes with the IVU.suite. For this purpose, IVU Traffic Technologies is supplying its standard product with a powerful optimisation core and also taking care of the overall hosting. As one of Norway’s largest transport operators, Torghatten ASA operates several bus and ferry services and regional

Standardising the IT landscape in the RMV network: rms GmbH takes complete syste …

Berlin/Frankfurt am Main/Hofheim am Taunus, 26 June 2018 – A standardised data flow producing harmonised passenger information in a transport association with over 160 transport operators: In order to make this a reality, Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund Servicegesellschaft (rms) has now taken a central client system developed by IVU Traffic Technologies into operation. This is creating the basis for the harmonisation of the IT landscape in the network of Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV). For passengers,

VMS orders network-wide IT solution from IVU

Multi-tenant fleet management and ticketing for all companies Berlin/Chemnitz, 12 June 2018 – With a new fleet management and ticketing system from the Berlin-based IVU Traffic Technologies, the Mittelsachsen public transport association VMS will improve its service for its passengers in the future, providing better information more efficiently and more punctually. In the next few months, IVU will be supplying the IVU.fleet, the multi-client intermodal control system (ITCS), which will be installed

Annual General Meeting of IVU AG in Berlin

Shareholders resolve dividend of EUR 0.10 per share Berlin, 31 May 2018 – After a successful 2017, IVU Traffic Technologies AG investors are participating in its positive business development with a dividend of EUR 0.10 per share. At yesterday’s Annual General Meeting of the Berlin-based IT specialist for public transport, the shareholders approved a corresponding proposal from the Executive Board and Supervisory Board. The 2017 financial year was the most successful

IVU joins ITxPT

Berlin-based IT specialist broadens commitment to the standardisation of IT systems for public passenger transportation Berlin/Brussels, 16 May 2018 – Open interfaces and innovative transport projects – IVU Traffic Technologies has been a dedicated player for years. Once the world’s first manufacturer to implement IBIS-IP for customers back in 2014, the Berlin-based IT specialist for public transport now joins the ITxPT Association. IVU hopes to champion the introduction of international standards

IVU partners with UrbanThings

Development of groundbreaking transport ticketing platform Berlin/London, 2 May 2018 – UK transport technology company UrbanThings has formed a strategic partnership with German transport IT specialist, IVU Traffic Technologies. The agreement will see UrbanThings’ m-Ticketing solution Ticketless™ distributed as part of IVU’s comprehensive public transport software, IVU.suite. The companies will work together to integrate the two platforms more closely. Ticketless is a Smart Ticketing platform for public transport that enables operators to

Istanbul opts for the IVU.suite

IETT orders standard system for planning buses and personnel Berlin/Istanbul, 17 April 2018 – One of the liveliest major cities in the world will be using the IVU.suite from IVU Traffic Technologies soon. The Istanbul transport company IETT ordered the Berlin IT specialist’s standard solution for public transport in order to plan run schedules and duties of vehicles and drivers. The leading optimisation tools of the IVU.suite are part of the

IVU technology for Nigerian metropolis Lagos

Planning, fleet management and passenger information for city’s BRT Berlin, 23 January 2018 – In December, IVU Traffic Technologies successfully completed its first project on the African continent. Based on the standard solution IVU.suite, the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the Nigerian metropolis of Lagos is now kitted out with a brand-new planning and traffic control system, including on-board computers for more than 400 buses. With a population of around 21

IVU expands Executive Board

Leon Struijk to manage Projects and Sales as CCO Berlin, 12 January 2018 – IVU Traffic Technologies AG is expanding its Executive Board: Effective 1 February 2018, Leon Struijk will join the managing body of the Berlin-based IT specialist for public transport. Besides CEO Martin Müller-Elschner and CTO Matthias Rust, he will be CCO (Chief Customer Officer) with responsibility for Projects and Sales. Leon Struijk (47) comes from the Netherlands, where he

IVU delivers its 10,000th on-board computer

Popular model boasts impressive operability and design Berlin, 19 December 2017 – When the Dutch Connexxion concession Amstelland-Meerlanden (AML) received its new buses on 10 December 2017, one of them was an extra-special model: a Solaris Urbino 18 arrived at the depot with the 10,000th IVU’s on-board computer is a truly long-running product. Easy-to-use and with an award-winning design, the device class has been setting standards since back in

IVU and BestMile Launch Autonomous Mobility Solution for Public Transport

Significant Implications for Transportation Companies Operating Driverless and Human-Driven Fleets Berlin/Lausanne/San Francisco, 12 December 2017 – IVU Traffic Technologies, the leading software company for public transportation and logistics solutions, and BestMile, providing the first platform for the operation and optimisation of autonomous fleet and new mobility services, have partnered to provide mobility solutions fully integrating autonomous vehicles in traditional transportation systems. IVU and BestMile have launched the Autonomous Driving for Public Transport

IVU and ÜSTRA form development partnership

Cooperation agreement signed Berlin/Hanover, 16 November 2017 – The ÜSTRA Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe AG and the Berlin IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies have a common goal: to always deliver the best possible service to customers. The two companies will be coming even closer together in the future. With a newly signed cooperation agreement, they want to further the development of systems and standards for public transportation together. The goal of the contract is

Connexxion uses IVU standard solution to provide e-ticketing

Extensive framework agreement with Dutch Transdev subsidiary Berlin/Hilversum, 17 October 2017 – Connexxion passengers will soon have a choice: debit card, credit card or “OV-chipkaart” smart card? E-ticketing or a paper ticket with a barcode? A new framework agreement between the Dutch Transdev subsidiary and Germany-based IVU Traffic Technologies paves the way for all current and future bus concessions of the company to be equipped with an overall system for

Flexible ticketing in Schweinfurt

IVU supplies hardware and software for one of the most advanced e-ticketing systems in Germany Berlin/Schweinfurt, 11 October 2017 – Straightforward, flexible, customised – Stadtwerke Schweinfurt’s flexi-ticket was launched at the start of August. IVU.suite by IVU Traffic Technologies is the basis for the new e-ticketing system. Until recently, people in Schweinfurt still had to buy block tickets when getting on the bus, but since August, they can travel using one

Polish rail operator WKD opts for IVU.realtime

IVU provides passenger information system for Warsaw–Grodzisk line Berlin/Warsaw, 26 September 2017 – The WKD (Warszawska Kolej Dojazdowa) rail system links Warsaw with its suburbs in the southwest. As part of extensive modernisation, the company has now implemented an IVU Traffic Technologies passenger information system. Using twenty-one modern multiple units, WKD conveys around eight million passengers annually to and from the Polish capital across a distance of 33 kilometres with 28 stop

IVU and Transdev sign framework agreement for integrated ticketing solution

Hardware, software and a central background system for the entire bus fleet Berlin, 20 September 2017 – Transdev GmbH and IVU Traffic Technologies have signed a framework agreement to provide an integrated ticketing system for all subsidiaries. The Berlin IT specialist for public transport provides software and hardware for all of Transdev’s buses and the data hub for Transdev’s central AVL system in Germany. With 43 subsidiaries – including 27 operating in

IVU: Real-time data for the Rotterdam metro

RET implements all-round solution for in-vehicle real-time passenger information from IVU Berlin/Rotterdam, 5. September 2017 – As of late, passengers on 81 vehicles of the Rotterdam metro are provided with up-to-date information on the arrival time and connections available at the next stop. An all-round solution from IVU Traffic Technologies handles the overall management and processing of the real-time data right up to the display on the information screens. The Rotterdam metro

IVU acquires STI AG in Switzerland

Strategic expansion in important core market and further development of activities there Berlin/Zurich, 24 August 2017 – IVU Traffic Technologies AG has acquired the Swiss consulting firm Soft Tech Informatik AG (STI), giving it a presence in Switzerland with its own subsidiary from now on. The Berlin IT specialist for public transport will use IVU Traffic Technologies Schweiz AG to further enhance customer service and sales in the country. The new

Sales-Lentz optimises planning and scheduling with IVU.suite

Launch of integrated solution for vehicle and personnel deployment Berlin/Bascharage, 26 July 2017 – Since the start of the year, Sales-Lentz – one of Luxembourg’s biggest transport operators – has been managing its planning and scheduling using IVU.suite. Thanks to its powerful optimisation core, the standard system from Berlin-based IVU Traffic Technologies ensures the efficient and resource-saving deployment of vehicles and personnel. With around 260 vehicles and 400 drivers, Sales-Lentz operates 120

Success in Lima: IVU awarded e-ticketing project

Transport operator Buena Estrella orders all-round solution Berlin/Lima, 19 July 2017 – Bus company Buena Estrella aims to impress passengers in Lima in future with app-based modern e-ticketing and passenger information in real time. To help them achieve this, Berlin-based IVU Traffic Technologies is supplying its IVU.suite standard system for the entire workflow from planning, fleet management, ticketing and passenger information to controlling. With around 130 buses, Buena Estrella has been delivering

NASA orders on-board computers and software for real-time data, connection manag …

Component for a state-wide solution in the entire public transport service Berlin, 5 July 2017 – Real-time data, connection management and e-ticketing for all of Saxony-Anhalt – NASA GmbH (“Nahverkehrsservice Sachsen-Anhalt”) is working on this scenario of the future. One important component is the recently concluded contract between NASA and IVU. The company ordered an integrated solution comprising a background system, on-board computers, and ticketing software for its state-wide system from

PostBus uses IVU software for planning throughout Switzerland

Berlin, 7 June 2017 – The post bus is part of Switzerland’s cultural identity: There is hardly a village where the yellow buses are not seen and the characteristic sound of the three-tone horn is not heard. PostBus Switzerland AG has now introduced IVU.suite from IVU Traffic Technologies AG, providing all ten of its regions in Switzerland and Liechtenstein with a standardised system for the integrated planning and dispatching of

Annual General Meeting of IVU AG in Berlin

Shareholders endorse management’s course Berlin, 1 June 2017 – This year’s Annual General Meeting of IVU Traffic Technologies AG validated the setting of the course for the 2016 financial year. In light of the good quarterly figures, the Executive Board and Supervisory Board reiterated their optimistic outlook for the current year. The shareholders underscored their confidence in the course of the Berlin IT specialist for public transport and approved the actions

UITP Global Summit 2017: IVU to exhibit innovations for the digital railway

Berlin, 3 May 2017 – At the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2017, IVU Traffic Technologies will showcase the latest version of IVU.rail, the leading integrated planning and dispatching system for today’s digital railway. Its powerful optimization algorithms were recently enhanced to enable even more efficient resource deployment than in previous versions. In addition, the IVU solution includes a remotely accessible employee portal to facilitate employee input and interaction with

IVU app keeps IGA visitors informed

IVU supplies guidance and information system for IGA 2017 Berlin, 4 April 2017 – This year’s International Garden Show will draw crowds to Berlin with flowers, indoor and outdoor exhibitions and events. An app created by IVU Traffic Technologies AG on behalf of the state of Berlin will help visitors to find their way around the site and discover the various attractions. The application also meets the special requirements of people

DB Regio opts for IVU.rail

IVU and DB Regio enter into a framework contract for the delivery of an integrated planning and dispatch system Berlin, 16 March 2017 – Planning and dispatching vehicles and personnel in one system – this is what the largest German regional public transport supplier will be able to do in the future, thanks to IVU.rail. A corresponding framework contract has been signed by DB Regio AG and IVU Traffic Technologies AG. The

IVU user forum: Promoting digitalisation

Over 500 participants exchange views on opportunities and developments in public transport Berlin, 13 March 2017 – Digitalisation is moving the transport sector. Its effects were also the main topic of conversation at this year’s User Forum of IVU Traffic Technologies AG. On 9 and 10 March 2017, representatives of transport operators from all over the world met in Berlin for the 29th time to discuss the current trends in the

IVU: The start of planning with Luxtram - Luxembourg’s new tram system opts fo …

Berlin, 24 January 2017 – In 2017 there will be trams in Luxembourg City for the first time in over 50 years. IVU Traffic Technologies AG is involved from the very beginning. IVU are delivering their standard solution, IVU.suite, for the planning and dispatch of the new Luxembourg Tram’s vehicles and personnel. The Berlin-based IT specialists are already supporting preparations in order to ensure that operations start smoothly. The Luxembourg tram

Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft set to use IVU.rail for planning

Cooperation agreement for IT-based vehicle and staff dispatching signed Berlin/Karlsruhe, 16 January 2017 – Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft (AVG) is to use software solutions from IVU Traffic Technologies AG for planning and dispatching of vehicles and staff. The two companies have signed a corresponding cooperation agreement in Karlsruhe. “IVU has more than 40 years of experience in the planning and dispatching software sector. We are delighted to have this strong partner on board helping us

Regional AVL from IVU for Verbund Linie

Cloud solution provides flexibility Berlin, 14 December 2016 – A multi-client regional AVL straight from the Cloud is what the public transport network of Styria, Steirische Verkehrsverbund, will be using in future to improve its fleet management, connection management and passenger information as well as the controlling of its commissioned services. IVU Traffic Technologies AG is providing the system. The network-wide AVL system is the core piece of a real-time data overall

IVU: New operating system for HG GmbH Bischofsheim

Berlin, 6 December 2016 – From project launch to operational start in just six weeks – the Bischofsheim-based system provider HG GmbH received its new solution from IVU Traffic Technologies for ticketing, drive control and vehicle working control and settlement for the bus companies OVB, OSM and Klaus Hartmann in record time. This was made possible by IVU’s special implementation process IVU.xpress. HG GmbH manages regional and school bus services with

Transdev Sweden chooses IVU.rail

IVU continues to develop its strong market position in Scandinavia Berlin, 9. November 2016 – IVU Traffic Technologies AG is strengthening its market presence in Sweden with a new contract. Transdev Sverige AB, the Swedish branch of the global transport company Transdev, will use the specialised standard software IVU.rail to plan all rail franchises’ trains as of December 2016. Transdev Sverige is one of Sweden’s largest transport companies and has multiple

SJ starts planning with IVU.rail

System launched within just twelve months Berlin, 28 September 2016 – SJ, the largest rail company in Sweden, is now using the standard system IVU.rail from Berlin-based IVU Traffic Technologies AG to optimise its run schedules and duty schedules. Phase 1 of the project implementation was completed within just twelve months. IVU.rail will replace multiple individual systems at SJ. “It took SJ roughly just one year to go from the start of

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