Radio Engineering Industries Inc. (REI) and its partner ETA Transit Systems (ETA) were awarded a contract by Miami-based American Coach Lines to furnish, deliver, install, test and commission an Intelligent Transit Management System (ITMS) at Florida International University (FIU). American Coach Lines operates FIU's bus fleet.
Driven by REI's R4001 series controller, the ITMS will provide computer aided dispatch/automatic vehicle location (CAD/AVL), real-time estimated times of arrival, "Live View" video surveillance, passenger Internet access, smart phone "Apps" providing bus arrival predictions and more.
REI, founded in 1938 and located in Omaha, Neb., manufactures industrial grade electronics, audio/video passenger entertainment systems and BUS-WATCH video surveillance systems for the shuttle, motorcoach, transit and school bus industries.
Founded in 2003, ETA Transit Systems is a systems consulting and software solutions firm specializing in CAD/AVL, passenger information and communications systems throughout North America.