PTC Challenges Solved Through SDR

The Gazelle SDR from Agile Radio addresses major challenges associated with the roll out of Positive Train Control PTC as referenced from the US Congressional Hearing Regarding PTC on Feb 15th, 2018.

Reference for hearing information: https://transportation.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=402147

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Reliability

Current PTC systems lack reliability in operation. This is due to the absence of a reliable wireless infrastructure and is often related to Interoperability across several PTC systems.

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Accessibility

There is a current lack of PTC  technology, vendors and access to expertise capable of designing and integrating to the current PTC systems.

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Interoperability

PTC is deployed across several  systems involving various RF spectrum, different data protocols and interfaces which are required  for reliable operation.