Rail

Westermo ethernet switch meets future demands of onboard rail applications

Westermo has launched a powerful Ethernet switch, optimised to meet the increasing data communications demands of onboard rail applications. The Viper-8 series is designed to provide high-performance, reliable and secure networks that support important services such as public address systems, passenger information systems, onboard Wi-Fi, video surveillance and train control …

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High accuracy transducer for current measurement of trackside applications

LEM, a global company in electrical measurement for industrial and automotive applications, has introduced a new current transducer series, suitable for retrofitting trackside applications or for reducing the cost of new installations. Due to its robust design and standardized 4-20 mA out, it can also be used in automation or …

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Robust, attractive HMIs – now with vivid LED symbol and halo illumination

In response to escalating market demand EAO has enhanced its popular Series 82 family of push-button HMIs with the addition of devices that feature ultra-high contrast red, green, blue, white or red/green LED illumination. The boosted symbol and halo illumination level provided by the new push-buttons enhances the visibility of …

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Gresham Power Electronics expands its portfolio to meet increasing market demand for bespoke power solutions

Gresham Power Electronics has announced plans to expand its business operations, offering ultra-reliable, bespoke power solutions for marine and land defence, commercial rail and other critical applications. As militaries around the globe race to provide next generation capabilities in weapons control, situational awareness, electronic warfare and countermeasures to operate in …

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Rear panel “RKL” with fastening for mounting rail

For quick and easy installation of a case on a DIN rail according to DIN EN 60715 TH 35, the so-called top hat rail, company Fischer Elektronik has developed a back panel with integrated top hat rail fastening. With the new RKL rear panel there is a possibility to attach different …

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20W Brick DC-DC Converter designed for Railways offers input range from 8.5V – 160V

Components Bureau are pleased to announce the new DC/DC converters AER20-W and AER20-DW from AUTRONIC. The compact 20 W power supply is designed for harsh applications and suitable for the railway with an input range of 18:1. The new edition of the AER series are galvanically isolated DC-DC converters with …

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Intuitive, ergonomic controls promote safety in rail transport

Intuitive, ergonomic controls promote safety in rail transport – EAO’s versatile Series 04 has proven its value in modern rail vehicles by fulfilling a variety of application requirements and international standards. Thanks to their modern design, safe and ergonomically friendly operation, and pronounced tactile feedback, the Series 04 has become …

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Enhancing embedded cyber defences

Nexus Industrial Memory, exclusive distributor of ATEK’s Datakey products in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, is now supplying the new CryptoAuthentication line of memory tokens. The line comprises four products; the IAT4.5Kb, the IAX4.5Kb, the IAT10.5Kb and the IAX10.5Kb. All are ideal for embedded systems that require …

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BlueID onTouch: subway turnstile speed with high security and convenience

BlueID onTouch brings subway entry-exit flow rates with the highest levels of security and traceability to corporate buildings, universities and other structures. For existing customers of BlueID’s established in-app-triggered ‘ACCESS’ authorisation management platform, onTouch requires no change in hardware to be enabled other than a firmware upgrade. Mobile access control …

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X-coded M12 rail approved connectors announced by binder

binder announces a range of M12 X-coded connectors approved for use in railway applications. By meeting the following standards for vibration and fire – DIN EN 50155 and DIN EN 45545-2 respectively, these circular connectors will suit a variety of railway applications including rolling stock, passenger information and access control. …

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