RIVSILOn - Regional Initiative for Virtual and Collaborative Information Systems within Public Transport
|Coordinator||LINDHOLMEN SCIENCE PARK AKTIEBOLAG - Test Site Sweden|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 1 860 000|
|Project duration||July 2018 - June 2020|
Purpose and goal
ITxPT is an international initiative working for the harmonization of public transport IT infrastructure. The project is aimed to evaluate the existing ITxPT specifications and propose new interfaces for future specifications. The main project work is done in 10 pilots that will develop, demonstrate and evaluate new functionality relating to plug-’n’-play and digitalization/virtualization, new business models for procurement, cloud services and cybersecurity.
Expected results and effects
New competence in product and service development relevant for the future public transport IT architecture based on fewer, shared physical components, and these components plug´n´play functionality. The project will result in new concepts and prototypes for cloud services, driver support and electric vehicles. The Swedish ITxPT cluster is strengthened through the project which increases the possibility to influence future specifications.
Planned approach and implementation
The project has 8 work packages (WP). WP 2 consists of seven parts with a total number of 10 pilots which will test and demonstrate a number of concepts relating to ITxPT and electrified public transport. The pilot concepts will first be tested in a new public transport IT lab environment at Lindholmen and then demonstrated in electric buses on route 16 in Göteborg. Based on experiences from the WP2 pilots, four common themes, plug-´n´-play, cloud services, cybersecurity and business models, will be analysed and discussed in separate work packages.