Smartphone technology is being used on the Melbourne rail network in a way not yet seen anywhere else in the world to measure passenger traffic and send messages direct to phones in a bid to improve safety at stations. When complete, the system which is currently undergoing testing will be able to interact with smartphone handsets by using proximity technologies to collect data from and push information to handsets. The company behind the system, YPB Systems, is working with Mebourne’s Monash ...
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