Kapsch TraffiCom Presenting Multiple Topics at the 15th ITS World Congress

Justin McNew, CTO for Kapsch TrafficCom Inc. Provides Education and Insight to Global Audience.

New York, NY, November 14, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Kapsch TraffiCom will be out in full force at next week’s 15th Annual Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress, being held November 16-20, 2008 in New York City. This is the largest event in the world for ITS leaders, policy makers and other industry professionals. The 15th World Congress program offers more than 300 sessions featuring more than 800 industry experts covering a broad range of ITS issues: Strategic Implementation of Next Generation Communications for ITS, Harmonizing Vehicle Regulation and the Effect on ITS, and Congestion Pricing and Urban Mobility.

Kapsch TraffiCom’s CTO, Justin McNew, and Director of Systems Engineering and Product Management, Dmitri Khijniak will be participating in multiple ITS America Annual Meeting educational seminars including:

· Aftermarket Integration of Radio and Safety Equipment for Vehicles – Mon., Nov. 17, 2008, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
(AM 09)
· Progress of Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) Efforts – Tues., Nov. 18, 2008, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(AM 47)
· Congestion & Rerouting Information for Commercial Vehicles – Wed., Nov. 19, 2008, 3:30pm - 5:00 p.m.
(AM 34)
· Automotive Telecommunications and Consumer Electronics (ATCE) Forum – Wed., Nov. 19, 2008, 1: 30-5:00 p.m. in room J-1A08

Additionally, Kapsch will be demonstrating some of the world’s most innovative traffic technologies for Vehicle Infrastructure integration (VII) in Manhattan and on the Long Island Expressway (LIE) as part of the ITS World Congress VII test bed technical tour. The live 5.9 GHz DSRC demonstrations include electronic tolling and congestion pricing, transit and emergency preemption, signal phase and timing, and probe data collection applications.

Justin McNew is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Kapsch TrafficCom Inc. As CTO, McNew directs the company’s Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) portfolio with an eye for innovative solutions to Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). McNew has a BS in Physics, and he earned his MSEE from Clemson University. McNew has also developed numerous patents and publications during his career.

Kapsch TrafficCom is an international supplier of innovative road traffic telematics solutions. Its principle business is the development and supply of electronic toll collection (ETC) systems, in particular for open road tolling (ORT) / multi-lane free-flow (MLFF) and high occupancy tolling (HOT), and the technical and commercial operation of such systems. Kapsch TrafficCom also supplies traffic management systems, with a focus on road safety and traffic control, and electronic access systems and parking management. With more than 200 reference projects in over 30countries in Europe, Australia, Latin America, in the Middle-East, in the Asian/Pacific region and in South Africa with almost 13 million on-board units (OBUs) and over 11,000 equipped lanes, Kapsch TrafficCom has positioned itself among the leading suppliers of ETC systems worldwide. Kapsch TrafficCom is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, and has subsidiaries and representative offices in 20 countries. In the U.S., Kapsch TrafficCom has offices in Carlsbad, CA and Sterling, VA.

When: November 16-20, 2008

Where: Jacob K. Javits Center, New York

Press: For briefing opportunities, contact Janine McGraw at (760) 317-0644, janine.mcgraw@kapsch.net

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Janine McGraw