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Old May 17th 05, 07:52 AM posted to
Rupert Candy Rupert Candy is offline
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Default Countdown overhaul

Dave Arquati wrote:
Don't worry, Richard Whiteley and Carol Vorderman are staying put.
Siemens have been awarded a contract to overhaul London Buses'

system, replacing the current AVL beacon-based technology with

based around GPS; there will be enhanced real-time information

via the internet and mobile phones too. Funny, because this is what

were talking about in another thread.

Excellent news indeed - hopefully that means the Siemens system
installed in Brighton, Colchester and Hamburg (a pretty unlikely
combination of places), which is 100000000000 times better than what
we've got at the moment. Unless they're just going to recycle the
existing displays and not install any new ones.