CHK America Shows Off Latest Smart Transit Technology at APTA Expo 2017

Eco-friendly ePaper solutions are an effortless way toward a Smart Transit approach.

CHK America Inc, is debuting the latest version of its ePaper, digital signage product line at the International APTA Expo 2017 in Booth #2140, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, from October 9-11, 2017.

CHK America has become synonymous with Smart Transit featuring its Connectpoint® Digital Signage – -the only solar and battery-powered, ePaper product line in North America.

Efficiency across all elements of a transit ecosystem is critical, Connectpoint® products can be easily deployed on existing poles or infrastructures within 30 minutes. Additionally, CHK’s Connectpoint® Asset Management System (CPAM) provides a smooth experience which in turn lessens riders’ frustrations and encourages customers to consistently participate in the transit ecosystem.

CHK America has successfully deployed their solar-powered, ePaper, Connectpoint® Digital Bus Stops in the following cities, just to name a few:

  • New York MTA
  • Pittsburgh Port Authority
  • Pace (Chicago)
  • VTA (Silicon Valley)
  • WMATA (Washington, D.C.)
  • San Antonio VIA
  • Fort Worth Transportation Authority

Steve Young, vice president of information technology at VIA Metropolitan Transit said, “As VIA continues to improve the customer experience, we wanted the latest in digital signage technology. Through their e-paper displays, CHK America’s Digital Bus Stops provided the flexibility and readability needed to broadcast a variety of content including next departure, service alerts, maps and custom messages.”

“CHK is dedicated in continuously developing new technologies to support Smart Transit initiatives,” said Rick Wood, president and CEO of CHK America. “Our latest product releases reflect our commitment to better connectivity and mobility in the transit industry.”

About CHK America

CHK America, is a subsidiary of The Cook Hammond & Kell Group, one of the largest independent, static and digital wayfinding design companies in the world. Recognizing that Smart Transit is redefining public transportation, CHK America, through extensive and proprietary research, developed a suite of solar-powered, ePaper, digital signage solutions, Connectpoint® Digital Bus Stops, Connectpoint® Interactive Kiosks, SmartStop®, and more. Emerging and gaining pace, ePaper is energy efficient and has high readability even in direct sunlight. CHK is the only company in North America with ePaper digital displays. CHK’s digital applications merge connectivity and mobility management for customer’s trips from the first to the last mile, treating all modes of travel as a larger part of an overall connected transportation network.

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