GE and Intel focus on digitising the railway

GE is seeking to use onboard IT systems to optimise fuel consumption and reduce emissions from diesel locomotives without compromising performance.

GE: At InnoTrans 2016, GE Transportation will be showcasing a range of IT-focused innovations which the company says will ‘marry industrial brawn and analytical brain’. A particular focus will be on ‘dynamic collaborations’ and sensor-enabled software that significantly improve railway efficiency, moving beyond its historic role as a locomotive manufacturer.

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