CalAmp Awarded $2.2 Million Contract to Create Mobile Data Communications Network for 1,500 km Driverless Train System
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a global leader of integrated public and private wireless communications solutions for mission critical applications, announced today it has been awarded a greater than $2 million sub-contract by Ansaldo STS (MILAN: STS) to provide a mobile data communications system for Rio Tinto Iron Ore's (RTIO) AutoHaul™ Project, to be implemented across its 1,500 kilometer private railway system in Western Australia.
Operated by one of the world's leading mining companies to haul iron ore from remote locations in northwestern Australia, the private railway is being upgraded to incorporate a next-generation automated train operation system. Under this project, CalAmp is designated to supply its P4 Base Station and G3 mobile data radio, which operate in the 450MHz Band with Parallel Decoding technology to improve reception capability while the train is in motion. Operating on private licensed radio channels, the P4 and G3 radios were modified to comply with Australian Communications and Media Authority regulations (ACMA), and to meet certain application-specific requirements.
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