Softeco Sismat has signed with Caronte & Tourist, a leading company in maritime connections to and from Sicily and Central Italy, a contract for the development of a project to reorganize the port terminal of Villa San Giovanni and the construction of a ticketing system with Villa Agip and connected automation of boarding and ticketing procedures.
The contract provides for the supply of ticketing solutions, payment of tolls (smart payment) and access control for the routing of vehicles for the two-year period 2018-2019 for a total amount of approximately € 2 million.
The CEO of Softeco Sismat and Executive Director of TerniEnergia, Laura Bizzarri, said: “The award of the contract with a client qualified as Caronte & Tourist, with one of the most efficient fleets in Europe, testifies to the acknowledged competence of the TerniEnergia Group as “technological enabler” in the Smart Solutions and Services sector for the smart mobility sector, as stated in the strategic guidelines presented to the market on 29 September 2017”.
The solutions developed by Softeco Sismat and based on the Adverto remote control system, technology already established and operational for over 10 years in heterogeneous application contexts, include the activation of ticket sales, automatic toll payment systems and integrate complex systems of management of access and vehicle transit and automatic control of technological systems in the field. All the systems in place will be integrated into a single telecontrol platform that will allow automatic interaction between them and monitoring of the entire system. The project aims to automate and speed up the payment processes of tolls and boarding, thus optimizing the resources and costs of operating management.
All the technological components proposed in the project by Softeco Sismat, which has been operating for over 30 years in the industrial automation sector, are positioned as leading technologies in the national and international field for this type of application. The awarding of the contract with a qualified client as Caronte & Tourist, with one of the most efficient fleet in Europe, thus bears witness to the recognized expertise of the TerniEnergia group, of which Softeco is a part, as a “technological enabler” in the Smart solutions and services for the smart mobility sector, as stated in the strategic guidelines presented to the market on 29 September 2017.