2/10/2003 - Vanteon Corporation, an industry leader in software and hardware engineering services, announced that they have been awarded a contract by the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE).
Vanteon has been engaged to support the Advanced Transportation Controller (ATC) Application Program Interface (API) project. Vanteon will evaluate the portability of the proposed API Standard, evaluate the completeness and consistency of the Standard, develop an evaluation plan and software suite for measuring the performance of API libraries and recommend modifications and enhancements to the API Standard.
The project is a joint effort of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), supported by a cooperative agreement with the Federal Highway Administration Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office. The API will be used by any company developing applications for transportation, including traffic signal control, highway rail intersections, traffic monitoring, automated incident detection, transit preemption, freeway lane control, traffic control field masters, automatic vehicle identification, ramp metering, violations enforcement (red lights), variable/dynamic message signs, lane use signals, CCTV camera control and roadway weather information systems.
“Vanteon is proud to be involved in this leading-edge initiative with the Federal Highway Administration and ITE,” said David Wagner, president and CEO, Vanteon, “the work we are doing on the API has far-reaching impact, and will touch every one of us, every day, as we travel the roads, rails and highways of the U.S.”
The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), an international individual member educational and scientific association, is one of the largest and fastest-growing multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society's needs for safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating and maintaining surface transportation systems worldwide. Additional information is available at www.ite.org, or contact James M. Cheeks, Jr., FITE, Standards Development Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vanteon is an industry leader in software and hardware product development, offering exceptional experience and expertise in commercial software, hardware & embedded solutions, biometrics/security and quality assurance. For nearly 20 years, Vanteon has provided complete turnkey development. Well-refined product development and QA processes, combined with innovation, enables Vanteon to deliver superior results. Vanteon is headquartered in Pittsford, NY, with offices in Boston, Dallas and San Diego. Additional information is available at www.vanteon.com
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