Papercast successfully complete London bus stop e-paper trial

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Papercast has successfully trialled solar powered e-paper bus stop displays at bus stops on Lower Sloane Street (Stop M) and Waterloo Bridge (Stop P) in central London.

“We have been evaluating e-paper technology for some time now and are very impressed by the advancements made, both in terms of performance and functionality,” comments Simon Reed, TfL's Head of Tech & Data - Surface Transport.

Papercast has successfully trialled solar powered e-paper bus stop displays at bus stops on Lower Sloane Street (Stop M) and Waterloo Bridge (Stop P) in central London. The initiative is part of a longer-term strategy to improve customer experience by using innovative technology to deliver real-time information.

“We have been evaluating e-paper technology for some time now and are very impressed by the advancements made, both in terms of performance and functionality,” comments Simon Reed, TfL's Head of Tech & Data - Surface Transport. “We are continuously exploring new ways to deliver information to our customers using the most cost-effective technology available that meets our challenging operating environment that works effectively, is a future-proof solution and will keep London moving.”

This second-generation advancement in e-paper technology, available exclusively from Papercast, is helping to overcome the physical challenges of keeping customers informed at bus stops. The trial has helped identify a viable digital display technology that can operate continuously at locations without mains power.

Engineered with energy efficiency at the forefront, Papercast e-paper bus stop displays deliver unbeatably low power consumption, which means they are perpetually solar powered. With wireless connectivity as standard, the displays can be easily installed completely ‘off-the-grid’ within TfL bus stop timetable frames.

Launched in 2016, Papercast e-paper bus stop displays experienced significant innovative enhancements during 2017 to elevate its position as the most advanced solution on the market. With increasing adoption around the world, e-paper is becoming the technology of choice in keeping customers better informed at the bus stop.

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Papercast’s next generation bus stop customer information solution uses self-sustainable standalone solar powered e-paper displays, with a comprehensive content management system developed exclusively for public transport needs. The platform enables transport providers to effortlessly keep customers informed on real-time and advance service information at bus stops in a clear and user-friendly format.

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