PhotoTAG™

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PhotoTAG™ uses a wayside mounted, high speed camera to capture vehicle identification labelling on the side of passing vehicles. This system can replace the requirement for RFID vehicle tagging in order to recognise rail traffic for the purpose of building train consists, trending wayside measurements of vehicle defect observations and/ or weigh in motion measurements.
 
Track IQ have specifically developed and field trialled the PhotoTAG system to facilitate rapid introduction of Wayside Detectors into environments where RFID vehicle tagging is not available or where vehicle ID's are required to be checked prior to removal from service for maintenance.
 
Adaptable to both the RailBAM and WCM databases and other industry systems PhotoTAG ensures that alerts for defects are immediately associated with the appropriate vehicle.
 
Suitable for environmental extremes and night/ day applications, the system enhances the railway safety and maintenance regimes.