Mark IV are selling their multi-protocol Janus readers and some IAG E-ZPass style active TDM (time division multiplexing) transponders to OHL (Obrascon Huerte Lain) Concesiones, the toll concessions arm of a big Spain-based toll operator for use in Mexico. OHL will deploy the equipment on new all-electronic tollroads under construction in central Mexico.
Neology continues to dominate as a supplier of ISO 18000 6C sticker tag technology for Mexico's electronic vehicle registration (EVR). The first of REPUVE's Phase 2 contracts for readers and software has gone to Neology of San Diego over its main competitor Sirit. The contracts provide for supply of roadside readers and handhelds to the police of the states of Campeche, Tamaulipas and Nayarit.
The first installation of roadside systems for Mexico's ambitious nationwide electronic vehicle registration (EVR) has been completed by Sirit and Axiompass. The installation using Sirit's open road tolling technology including ID5100 readers, Sirit lane controllers and software and PIPS cameras produces a system that can simultaneously read the electronic registration stickers by RFID and their license plate numbers with cameras.
Brazil's federal legislature has voted final approval to implement plans for a nationwide automatic vehicle identification system based on the RFID ISO 18000 6C (6C) sticker tags. Under the Portuguese language acronym SINIAV planning for the system has been proceeding since 2004. The tags will begin to be deployed mid-2011 and three years later all the approximate 50m motor vehicles in the country are due to have them.
Mexican toll and motor vehicle registry authorities are cooperating to deploy sticker tags on the windshield of every vehicle in the country.