Freight and transit rail solution provider is using ThingWorx to build advanced rail management solutions.
ThingWorx™ today announced that RailComm, a leading solutions provider for the world’s freight and transit rail industries, has selected ThingWorx as the application platform to power its next-generation Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Industrial Internet applications. These applications will bring advanced intelligence and analytics to RailComm’s broad range of rail management solutions, which are focused on increasing rail capacity and improving efficiency in railway operations for its customers.
RailComm will use the ThingWorx application platform to build their next generation of M2M applications and data analytics on top of their existing rail control and device management technology. The ThingWorx platform provides RailComm with a complete software development, runtime, and intelligence environment, along with rapid application building tools, allowing the company to quickly enhance their current and future customer-facing applications without incurring additional development costs.
“RailComm’s expertise in automation and device management, in combination with ThingWorx rapid application platform, provides us with dramatically improved solution delivery for our customers,” said Michael Penza, Vice President of Research and Development at RailComm.
“ThingWorx is the only platform that allows us to ‘modernize’ our connected rail solutions and rapidly respond to our customer’s needs without the need for additional development staff, while continuing to provide the flexibility and scalability to grow with our operation.”
RailComm’s solutions, which automate an expanding network of connected rail devices and sensors that generate real-time information, represent the next wave of innovation in bringing the Industrial Internet to the rail industry. As RailComm’s advanced M2M applications and analytics evolve, they will continue to be instrumental in creating capacity and for providing sustainable operating efficiencies for rail operations around the globe.
“RailComm is a great example of how the Internet of Things is helping enable a new level of connectedness and intelligence for the rail industry,” stated Russ Fadel, CEO of ThingWorx.
“Using ThingWorx, RailComm is able to take advantage of a 10X improvement in application development and delivery, allowing them to optimize their development team and deliver the next generation of cutting-edge rail solutions.”