Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCS), a global provider of enterprise network infrastructure, IoT and edge connectivity, and management of IT services, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Transition Networks, Inc. was selected by a major metropolitan transportation agency to connect, power and manage traffic data via its hardened TAA compliant, PoE+ (Power-over-Ethernet) switches, the company said.
This application brings intelligent transportation infrastructure citywide and advances Transition Networks´ strategy into creating smart city IoT (Internet of Things) solutions. Transition Networks´ portion of the project is valued at USD 7 million and is expected to ship during 2019.
As more transportation agencies look to use actionable intelligence to monitor trends and improve service, they are deploying smart, energy efficient technology and communication devices to assess traffic congestion, safety, pedestrian counts and more. With the number of IoT devices predicted to grow to exponentially, Transition Networks´ unique PoE solutions will continue to be a critical component of the IoT and smart city ecosystem saving time, reducing costs and conserving energy for cities while increasing safety, security, and conveniences for citizens.
Transition Networks provides IoT and edge connectivity solutions to advance intelligent networks globally for enterprises, integrators, service providers, federal agencies, and the military. Addressing the demands of smart city and hybrid networks, Transition Networks´ PoE switches and converters, adapters, and optics integrate easily into smart network applications in commercial and hardened environments.
Communications Systems provides connectivity infrastructure and services for global deployments of broadband networks. Focusing on innovative, cost-effective solutions, CSI provides customers the ability to deliver, manage, and optimize their broadband network services and architecture. For more information, visit http://www.commsystems.com/CSI.