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Press release


Kapsch presents mobility solutions for smart cities at the TRA Vienna.

The three subsidiaries, Kapsch TrafficCom, Kapsch CarrierCom, and Kapsch PublicTransportCom are exhibiting their pioneering smart mobility solutions for road and rail between April 16 and 19, 2018, at their joint booth, D04 at Messe Wien. Kapsch experts are presenting at the Transport Research Arena (TRA) and will be discussing how the Austrian technology group contributes towards modern traffic management. Georg Kapsch, CEO of the Kapsch Group, will discuss the impact of digitalization on transportation and mobility on the second day of the event.

Vienna, April 12, 2018 – Mobility in all its forms requires a wide variety of smart solutions and service offerings. As the leading global expert in precisely these types of Intelligent Mobility Solutions (IMS), the technology group focuses on integrated traffic and mobility services, including: real-time information on the status and availability of different means of transportation, alternative routes, air quality, and free parking spaces. Essentially, the company is focused on anything that makes being on the move a simpler, more convenient, and therefore more efficient and safer experience. Kapsch TrafficCom is already developing the technologies and solutions that will shape mobility for the future.

Kapsch CarrierCom is a leading digitalization partner in railway communications projects and is at the forefront of developing new technologies and solutions as a member of the Shift2Rail innovation program. Kapsch’s new concepts and approaches are linking companies with their customers. Kapsch PublicTransportCom’s app suite makes day-to-day life easier for travellers and transportation companies, through things such as modern mobile ticketing.

Discussion with Kapsch experts

Kapsch experts will provide answers to important questions on mobility of the future at booth D04 as well as in sessions at the TRA:

  • How Digitalization is transforming the Transport & Mobility System
    Georg Kapsch, CEO, Kapsch Group
    April 17, 2018, Plenary Session 2
  • Safe and Efficient Transport through Connectivity and Automation
    Alexander Lewald, CTO, Kapsch TrafficCom
    April 17, 2018, Strategic Session 2.2
  • Automated Transport: Enabling Methods and Technologies
    Oliver Brandl, Business Development Solution Center, Connected Vehicles, Kapsch TrafficCom
    April 16, 2018, Session 8.1-139
  • Digitizing the Transport Systems
    Michael Mikulandra, X2Rail-1 TD2.1 Lead and Head of Industry Appliance Next Generation Kapsch CarrierCom
    April 17, 2018, Scientific/Technical Session 9.2

Kapsch presents:

  • Smart Urban Mobility and Integrated Mobility Management
  • Integrated Mobility Platform demo
  • Connected Vehicles
  • Digitalization in Railway Communications (including the showcasing of a next-generation driver’s cabin)
  • app suite for mobile ticketing

Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems in the fields of tolling, traffic management, smart urban mobility, traffic safety and security, and connected vehicles. As a one-stop solutions provider, Kapsch TrafficCom offers end-to-end solutions covering the entire value creation chain of its customers, from components and design to the implementation and operation of systems. The mobility solutions supplied by Kapsch TrafficCom help make road traffic safer and more reliable, efficient, and comfortable in urban areas and on highways alike while helping to reduce pollution.

Kapsch TrafficCom is an internationally renowned provider of intelligent transportation systems thanks to the many projects it has brought to successful fruition in more than 50 countries around the globe. As part of the Kapsch Group, Kapsch TrafficCom has subsidiaries and branches in more than 30 countries. It has been listed in the Prime Market of the Vienna Stock Exchange since 2007 (ticker symbol: KTCG). Kapsch TrafficCom currently has more than 4,800 employees, and generated revenue of approximately EUR 648 million in fiscal year 2016/17.

Kapsch CarrierCom, a Kapsch Group company, is a leading global producer, supplier and systems integrator of end-to-end telecommunications solutions. The company is pursuing the mission to shape the path for railway operators and carrier networks as well as for public authorities, public transport operators and airports to leverage technologies for their specific and often mission-critical communication demands. Its portfolio comprises innovative, business and mission-critical products, solutions and services, based on in-house research and development, completed with the portfolio of selected strategic partners. The expertise of Kapsch CarrierCom covers, amongst others, solutions for the next generation of mission-critical communication, digitalization of railways, and virtualization in the communication domain.

The family-owned Kapsch company, with headquarters in Vienna, celebrates its 125th jubilee in 2017 and thus its long-term success story in the development and implementation of new technologies for the benefit of its customers.

Kapsch PublicTransportCom, a Kapsch Group company, is an international producer and supplier of intelligent infrastructure solutions for public transport operators and transportation agencies. The company’s portfolio comprises solutions and relevant services for Intermodal Transport Control Systems (ITCS), Automatic Fare Collection (AFC), electronic and mobile ticketing systems, as well as Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI). The ever-quickening pace of urbanization calls for fully integrated, multi-modal solutions – Kapsch PublicTransportCom is driving the development of pioneering mobility concepts.


Press contact:

Alf Netek
Chief Marketing Officer & Press Officer
Kapsch Aktiengesellschaft
Am Europlatz 2, 1120 Vienna, Austria
P +43 50 811 1700
Alexandra Vieh
Head of Marketing and PR, Global
Kapsch TrafficCom AG
Am Europlatz 2, 1120 Vienna, Austria
P +43 50811 1728
Susanne Schalek
Head of Marketing & Communications
Kapsch CarrierCom AG
Lehrbachgasse 11, 1120 Vienna, Austria
P +43 50 811 3600