Welcome!

News Feed Item

Frias Transportation Infrastructure Unveils Revolutionary Technology

FTI Presented its Proprietary Cloud Based System at the International Association of Transportation Regulators 25th Anniversary Conference in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark James, Chief Executive Officer of Frias Transportation Infrastructure (FTI), a Nevada based company, said today that after three years of development of the patent-pending secure server based platform, the company was thrilled by the response it received from transportation regulators who saw the technology for the first time at the International Association of Transportation Regulators conference last week in Washington, DC.  The System, called RideIntegrity™, was designed to offer transportation regulators the first revolutionary technology alternative to the traditional taximeter in over 100 years.

"RideIntegrity™ is a multifaceted cloud based system created by FTI to give regulators a powerful resource to enforce tariff and taximeter fare calculations and other for-hire-vehicle regulations and parameters in real time.  It provides consumer protection and convenience by allowing regulation of smartphone hailing applications through a registration and licensing process," James said.

A prototype of RideIntegrity™ encompassing five patent-pending technologies was demonstrated at a breakout session of the IATR Conference, attended by several cities that have expressed an interest in the project, as well as members of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

"This is exciting new technology and we look forward to working with FTI to update the taximeter code through established workgroups of our organization," said Don Onwiler, Executive Director of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM).

FTI estimates the cost of RideIntegrity™ to be a nominal charge per trip that will offer benefits to all stakeholders that far exceed its cost.

"Our system benefits consumers, regulators, fleet operators and drivers.  Fares are calculated in the FTI cloud server controlled by the regulator, so consumers know the fares are correct; and the system ensures they are not refused service due to their location or discrimination.  Consumers can use third party hailing applications from smart phones to find a ride, with the comfort of knowing all parties to the transaction are licensed, accountable and regulated—in real time—should a problem arise.  Regulators get real time information and data to better enforce passenger protection laws and rules; and with the RideIntegrity™ system there is a secure, versatile platform, allowing and encouraging introduction of new technology to the transportation industry by fleet operators, industry vendors, smart phone application developers and others.  Fleet operators and drivers will increase their business and ease their compliance with transportation regulations.  It is a win-win for the for-hire-vehicle industry in all respects," James said.

RideIntegrity™ is in its initial test phases and FTI is in the process of collecting field trial data from mobile devices, in-vehicle devices and car computers through the OBD II port available in every vehicle produced.                                                                

SOURCE Frias Transportation Infrastructure

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"We've been engaging with a lot of customers including Panasonic, we've been involved with Cisco and now we're working with the U.S. government - the Department of Homeland Security," explained Peter Jung, Chief Product Officer at Pulzze Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
There is a huge demand for responsive, real-time mobile and web experiences, but current architectural patterns do not easily accommodate applications that respond to events in real time. Common solutions using message queues or HTTP long-polling quickly lead to resiliency, scalability and development velocity challenges. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ryland Degnan, a Senior Software Engineer on the Netflix Edge Platform team, will discuss how by leveraging a reactive stream-based protocol,...
"We're here to tell the world about our cloud-scale infrastructure that we have at Juniper combined with the world-class security that we put into the cloud," explained Lisa Guess, VP of Systems Engineering at Juniper Networks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"Outscale was founded in 2010, is based in France, is a strategic partner to Dassault Systémes and has done quite a bit of work with divisions of Dassault," explained Jackie Funk, Digital Marketing exec at Outscale, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"With Digital Experience Monitoring what used to be a simple visit to a web page has exploded into app on phones, data from social media feeds, competitive benchmarking - these are all components that are only available because of some type of digital asset," explained Leo Vasiliou, Director of Web Performance Engineering at Catchpoint Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"I think DevOps is now a rambunctious teenager – it’s starting to get a mind of its own, wanting to get its own things but it still needs some adult supervision," explained Thomas Hooker, VP of marketing at CollabNet, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Your homes and cars can be automated and self-serviced. Why can't your storage? From simply asking questions to analyze and troubleshoot your infrastructure, to provisioning storage with snapshots, recovery and replication, your wildest sci-fi dream has come true. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Dan Florea, Director of Product Management at Tintri, provided a ChatOps demo where you can talk to your storage and manage it from anywhere, through Slack and similar services with...
"We want to show that our solution is far less expensive with a much better total cost of ownership so we announced several key features. One is called geo-distributed erasure coding, another is support for KVM and we introduced a new capability called Multi-Part," explained Tim Desai, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Hitachi Data Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"I'm here to leverage my secret sauce, which is using outsourced development and the company that I utilize is delaPlex Software and they've basically allowed me to win Fortune 500 companies," noted Justin Witz, CTO of FRA and PlanTools, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"We provide IoT solutions. We provide the most compatible solutions for many applications. Our solutions are industry agnostic and also protocol agnostic," explained Richard Han, Head of Sales and Marketing and Engineering at Systena America, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"As we've gone out into the public cloud we've seen that over time we may have lost a few things - we've lost control, we've given up cost to a certain extent, and then security, flexibility," explained Steve Conner, VP of Sales at Cloudistics,in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
"We are an IT services solution provider and we sell software to support those solutions. Our focus and key areas are around security, enterprise monitoring, and continuous delivery optimization," noted John Balsavage, President of A&I Solutions, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Calligo, an innovative cloud service provider offering mid-sized companies the highest levels of data privacy and security, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Calligo offers unparalleled application performance guarantees, commercial flexibility and a personalised support service from its globally located cloud plat...
As enterprise cloud becomes the norm, businesses and government programs must address compounded regulatory compliance related to data privacy and information protection. The most recent, Controlled Unclassified Information and the EU’s GDPR have board level implications and companies still struggle with demonstrating due diligence. Developers and DevOps leaders, as part of the pre-planning process and the associated supply chain, could benefit from updating their code libraries and design by in...
"Peak 10 is a hybrid infrastructure provider across the nation. We are in the thick of things when it comes to hybrid IT," explained Michael Fuhrman, Chief Technology Officer at Peak 10, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.