Project: New generation of Compact Pantograph Inspection Laser Scanners (CPILS)

Acronym CPILS (Reference Number: 11592)
Duration 01/10/2017
Project Topic CPILS will deliver a new eye-safe scanner for real-time automated condition analysis of the pantographs (roof mounted current collectors) on light rail electrified rolling stocks. Based on novel laser technology and high speed cameras, CPILS with improved signal-to-noise ratio enables unprecedented accuracy and reliability for light rail systems monitoring under city outdoor daylight and different weather conditions - positively impacting operational punctuality and increasing passenger safety.
Network Eurostars 2
Call Eurostars Cut-Off 7

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 PantoInspect A/S Coordinator Denmark
2 Z-Laser Optoelektronik GmbH Partner Germany
3 Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik (FBH) im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB) Partner Germany
4 Technical University of Denmark Partner Denmark