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CABLE CARS

Innovations for alpin and urban cable cars

Modern wireless systems for public transport allow for communication with individual vehicles and with passengers.
LOOP21 offers a modular solution for digital transmission of several services.
With an ideal combination of hardware and software components, it is possible to control security cameras, lighting, intercom systems, power supply, or digital displays. In addition, we offer modern services and a digital information portal for passengers.

Benefits for the operator

 

    • Intercom system (one-way and two-way intercommunication) with fully-automated self-tests
    • Security cameras (CCTV)
    • Location of vehicles along the routee
    • Power supply and included surveillance of the energy unit
    • Analyses of waiting time, passenger frequency, degree of capacity utilisation
    • Central administration of services
    • Sensor access to air pressure, ambient temperature, wind intensity
    • Digital Cable Car Tower
    • Tower control, 360 degree ropefield monitoring, rollbattery monitoring
    • Smoke Detector, Fibre optic cable/directional radio, Obstruction lights

Benefits for the passenger

 

    • Digital Signage
    • Wi-Fi along the entire route
    • Audio Infotainment
    • Light control
    • Emergency button for highest degree of safety
    • Landingpage with location based information (weather, lift- and piste information, gastro offers)
  • LOOP21 takes care of design and implementation of projects in public transportation at the highest level of professionalism.
  • Our own development department and production site allow us to design and produce components project-specifically. The LOOP21 team facilitates every step along the way from planning and project management, implementation and assembly to the start of operation, the inspection and acceptance, and finally ongoing operation.

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CASE STUDY

CABLE CAR IN TYROL

In 2015, the cable railway company of a renowned ski area built a new cable car, a 3S lift from the Doppelmayr/Garaventa group. In order to provide for safety, monitoring and control of the cabins with a single system, the company opted for LOOP21’s Mobility Communication System (MCS).

  • Wi-Fi along the entire route
  • One-way and two-way intercommunication with the cable car cabins
  • Playback of music or announcements
  • Control of lighting in individual gondolas
  • CCTV cameras
  • autonomous energy supply and charging stations
  • central control via a touch display at the control room

This project was realised by LOOP21 in close cooperation with Doppelmayr/Garaventa. LOOP21’s engineers developed a solution based on state-of-the-art network technology. Specially designed communication boxes with all necessary components were integrated in the cabins. A backhaul network which establishes all connections between stations and cabins was built up via a wireless local loop. Employees of the cable railway company can control the entire system centrally from the control room.

References Cable Cars