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The UFZ Entrepreneur Forum offers small and medium-sized enterprises from all sectors around the lake of Zurich, various interesting events and networking opportunities.

Each year, the UFZ Entrepreneurship Forum awards the Entrepreneur Award to the most exceptional company in the region. The 2018 Entrepreneur Award went to the Vogt family, owners of the ErvoCom Group.  Operated by the founder Erich and his sons Fabian and Patrick Vogt, the group has enjoyed enduring success.

From the original text of the certificate:

"This year's award ceremony recognizes  the outstanding combination of technical expertise, innovation, customer orientation, quality and international project management.
The Hardware and Software Developer of Communication Systems for Rail Transport, as well as other specialized solutions (referee system, vehicle location, monitoring systems, radio dispatcher workstations for emergency services, etc.) is a respected industry partner on the world stage of modern radio systems.
For their outstanding achievements Erich, Fabian and Patrick Vogt deserve the public's thanks, which is hereby symbolically expressed through this entrepreneurial award".

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The Swiss-Spanish joint venture Joca-Molinari has been awarded to build the complete city tram-lines in Cochabamba, Bolivia. ErvoCom was chosen as the contractor for the whole communications network, passenger information systems and CCTV. The scope related to the infrastructure part comprises of planning, engineering, manufacture, commissioning and system launch of a TETRA based radio system for eleven base stations and a stationary passenger information system for every tram platform including CCTV.

For the rolling stock ErvoCom will deliver the new IP-based passenger information system with CCTV together with the train radio system TCH – Train Communication Hub. The TCH system allows the control of all rolling stock communications sub-systems via one single human machine interface, the DMI2177.

The operation and control center will be equipped with the ErvoCom Train Radio Dispatcher TRADIS. This system allows for easy and efficient call management from and to the tram-drivers, to the passenger announcement systems as well as from and to the passengers via the emergency terminals EMI2187.

For providing this big prestigious project ErvoCom is proud to collaborate with Swiss-Spanish joint venture Joca-Molinari, Stadler Minsk and BÄR Bahnsicherung.  

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At the beginning of 2018, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) launched a call for tenders to implement a new Security Communications network,  incorporating multiple locations into a new, modern radio system. With its extensive know-how in the field of radio communications and a compelling, as well as comprehensive proposal, ErvoCom successfully convinced ETH Zurich and was awarded the contract for this prestigious project. The project includes the development of TETRA based infrastructure including in-house location tracking, radio dispatcher workstations and several alarm transmission features. With the self-developed guardian radio system and the smart Communication Platform (radio dispatcher workstation), many core components have already been developed, which will be customized for this project.  ETH Zurich will thus receive a system tailored to its needs, which corresponds to the most modern technology standard and that can be expanded in a modular way.  A high degree of innovation, greater flexibility to quickly integrate customer requirements and greater quality awareness have led to ErvoCom being awarded the contract for the new Security Communications System.

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The extremely high customer satisfaction of Metro Santiago de Chile, as well as railway operator Marmaray, has led to additional follow-up projects in the railway market, in which ErvoCom will deliver the Train Radio System TRS2090 to its customers. In addition, ErvoCom has been awarded the contract for the new Stadler trains of Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat Valenciana (FVG), which will be equipped with the TRS2090 (TETRA). As part of this contract, FGV will also receive a new dispatcher solution for communication between operation center (OCC) and the vehicles.

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As a part of the radio infrastructure renewal of the Metro de Palma, the existing train radio solution will be replaced by a communication solution from ErvoCom. In 14 of the Metro trains, the TRS2090 train radio system from ErvoCom will be installed. The rollout of the systems is to be completed in 2018 and includes 28 COCO2137 communication consoles as well as 14 central control units ZSE2130.

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Never before has the list of participants been so large and prominent as at this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. In order to ensure the security of the many heads of state as well as government representatives, reliable and efficient communication is of the highest importance.  For this reason, ErvoCom is particularly proud that the cantonal police of Graubünden relied on the dispatcher solution (SCOP2170 POLYCOM) from ErvoCom at this year's WEF. The user interface of the dispatcher console DISCO2157 was specially adapted to the daily needs of the users, so that intuitive operation could help to increase the effectiveness of the communication at the operations centre of the police forces. Fully meeting the highest demands in safety, availability and reliability.

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Following Stadler Rail’s successful bid for the Metro Glasgow contract to deliver 17 new subway trains, ErvoCom is pleased to have been chosen as the supplier for Tetra Cab Radios.  As part of the project, ErvoCom will deliver 17 IP65 Central Control Units along with 34 CoCo2137 Control Heads.  The final solution will bring a series of customer specific requirements to life, including connectivity to informational middleware and a dual-path connection to the PA over VoIP-SIP and UIC.  The system delivery will be undertake in step with Stadler Rail’s rollout of the new trains.

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Alstom has won the tender for the new trains of the Azerbaijan Railways, which are used for the line Baku-Boyuk-Kesik. For the whole train communication, the French company decided to rely on the ErvoCom product solution. The new trains use a dual-mode train radio system, which can communicate via 2MHz analog or digital via DMR. The system has the capability to switch dynamically between the two communication technologies. The entire project consists of 50 trains with one central control unit ZSE2130 and two man-machine interface CoCo2167 per train.

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Even this year ErvoCom has invested in new developments for innovative products. With the launch of the new digital Public Address Amplifier type PAA2171, the digital Public Address System PAS2171, Rail Communication Soft Switch RCSS2170 and Driver Machine Interface DMI2177 ErvoCom introduces a reasonable number of new and most sophisticated system components in the field of Passenger Information Systems market. The products PAA2137, PAS2137 and RCSS2170 are composing together a unique VoIP based PA system for railway rolling stock passenger cars for providing an extraordinary audio quality for passengers. The capacitive multi touch human machine interface DMI2177 can be used to control Passenger Information Systems or other sub-systems within trains. It was designed for highest reliability and robustness and ergonomic user comfort.  By now already well known customers such as Swiss Federal Railways SBB and Stadler Rail have ordered these new Passenger Information System solutions for their system integration.

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At the exhibition Suisse Public in June of this year, ErvoCom introduced the Smart Communication Platform SCOP2170. This new platform enables the user via a Dispatcher Workstation (DISCO2157) to communicate via multiple radio technologies and telephone.  ErvoCom has developed a mobile version of the SCOP2170 platform for Schutz & Rettung.  The Dispatcher Console’s Graphical User Interface (GUI) is specially modified to fit their daily needs, so that communication between all fire departments and emergency services can be greatly enhanced.  During the course of this year, ErvoCom will outfit 3 emergency vehicles from Schutz & Rettung with the mobile communications platform (mCOP2170).

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It was with great pleasure to be informed by SBB that a second tender for the Passenger Announcement System had been awarded to ErvoCom. The Swiss based company will deliver 262 Audio Amplifiers to the Swiss Federal Rail (SBB). The 19” rack unit essentially comprises of a network connected VoIP computer (MFB2160) with a UIC568 –Line Interface, as well as two DAA2171 (Digital Audio Amplifier) power amplifiers. The new, modern digital audio amplifiers will be integrated into the existing trains over the coming three years, replacing the existing system.

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In a strategic collaboration with Fela, ErvoCom has successfully bid to outfit the new Stadler trains at RBS with an IP based Passenger Announcement System, including a VoIP-Soft Switch functionality. The audio amplifier features a VoIP SIP interface in addition to the conventional UIC568 line interface for redundancy. The ErvoCom scope of the project foresees the delivery of 56 PAA2171 (Public Address Amplifiers) as well as 14 software licenses for the VoIP-Soft Switch.

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Shortly after expanding the product portfolio into the field of Passenger Information, ErvoCom won the first major contract with SBB.  ErvoCom successfully bid for 545 new Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), and was able to present the best solution in comparison to the established Passenger Information Systems manufacturers, primarily thanks to the inclusion of latest state-of-the-art innovations.  This product specially designed for the SBB will be needed to act as a control interface for the passenger information systems and features a modern touch screen with a customized user interface.  The project duration covers several years with the option for additional HMI deliveries.  The first prototypes are expected to be delivered in autumn 2017.

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ErvoCom has received the contract to outfit the fire brigades in the regions of Höfe and March with ErvoComs newest modernized radio communications workstations.  The deployment will include the fire brigades of Wangen SZ and Schübelbach, as well as the The Emergency Services Commission for the region Höfe (Sicherheitskomission Höfe) which consists of the fire brigades of Pfäffikon SZ, Wollerau and Feusisberg-Schindeleggi as well as SEE Höfe.  The complete system consists of the Intelligent Radio Base Station (IRBS), the Intelligent Communication Soft Switch (ICSS) as well as the modern Dispatcher Console (DISCO2157).  The system enables users, via the Dispatcher Console, to communicate using multiple radio technologies (Analog, DMR, Tetra, Polycom) as well as fixed and mobile telephones.  ErvoCom is also the first company in Switzerland to integrate Polycom into a Dispatcher Console, eliminating the need for a separate Polycom dispatcher device.  Being built specially for Police and Fire Brigades and thanks to its intuitive and simplified touch interface, the system delivers increased reliability in the communication and coordination of emergency services.

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ErvoCom is delighted to announce that the company has won the contract for the train radio system of Metro Barcelona. The scope of delivery includes 310 Train Radio System TRS2090 DMR including Communication Console CoCo2167. For the first time, the project will be accomplished as a DMR Tier III system, where ErvoCom’s partner Hytera Mobilfunk will supply the whole infrastructure.