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Cubic's Trafficware Introduces Next-Generation Traffic Signal Controller Software SCOUT

Cubic Transportation Systems' NextCity vision continues to deliver new levels of performance

SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cubic Corporation (CUB) today announced that Trafficware, which operates within its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division, is rolling out its latest and most advanced controller software SCOUT, responding to communities demand for more smart intersection technology, functionality and ease of use. The system will be on display July 21–23 at the Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.

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While motorists rarely think about the complex systems that run a traffic signal, the controller is the intelligence behind connected and autonomous vehicle technology, adaptive traffic control systems, vehicle detection, pedestrian cross walks, emergency vehicle preemption, coordination with transit systems and ultimately mobility through any urban corridor. 

Building upon the highly acclaimed Version 76 controller software, the new SCOUT controller software provides significant enhancements to address the increasing complexity of today's signalized intersections.

The controller database has been expanded to support additional phases, overlaps, rings, channels, detectors and logic statements providing traffic engineers flexibility and options to enhance intersection features.

"With infrastructure being converted into smart cities, we've doubled our team dedicated to helping agencies accelerate their efforts," explained Jeff Cornelius, product development director for Trafficware, Cubic Transportation Systems. "Our goal is to make game-changing advancements that define us as the leader and fuel Cubic's NextCity vision."

Built upon the Linux OS platform, SCOUT is perfectly matched for the latest advanced transportation controller or ATC class traffic controllers including, NEMA, 2070 and ITS.

The controller firmware also addresses the requirements for SynchroGreen Adaptive Traffic Signal Control, Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) applications and Measures of Effectiveness (MOEs).

All controller firmware modules such as Light Rail Transit (LRT), Transit Signal Priority (TSP), Connected Vehicle (CV) and SynchroGreen Adaptive are pre-installed in the firmware and only require a software key to enable the features.

SCOUT is available now on COMMANDER ATC Controllers, 2070-1C and 980-ATC Controllers. For more information, visit www.trafficware.com or download the SCOUT product specification sheet.

About Cubic Corporation

Cubic is a technology-driven, market-leading provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, defense C4ISR and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries' effectiveness and operational readiness. Our teams innovate to make a positive difference in people's lives. We simplify their daily journeys. We promote mission success and safety for those who serve their nation. For more information about Cubic, please visit www.cubic.com or on Twitter @CubicCorp.

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