Daktronics is to supply the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit with 630 digital rail platform displays, to be installed by the July 2017.
The multi-coloured LED displays, part of the subway system’s Public Address Customer Information System (PACIS), will feature next train arrival and destination information as well as graphical information. A text to speech function aids visually impaired transit riders with clear and easy to access messaging.
According to Daktronics, the US$3.2 million order marks the largest mass transit digital display purchase in the company’s history.
“Daktronics has made its mark as a leader in the mass transit industry. We are proud to supply such a sizeable order for one of the nation’s busiest transit systems,” said Dale Storhaug, Daktronics’ mass transit manager. Installation of the 630 displays will complete by July of 2017.