Piper Networks is an innovative rail engineering solutions provider and systems integrator specializing in the development of transportation technologies. Founded in 2011, Piper has four primary product lines that serve the industry, including: Vital Train Positioning, Maintenance of Way (MOW) Protection, Automatic Train Protection (ATP), and Passenger Information Display Systems (PIDS). Piper's proprietary Ultra Wideband (UWB), GPS-RTK, and patent-pending TrackSight™ LiDAR image positioning technology are designed to operate in some of the most challenging transportation environments while maintaining pinpoint accuracy that improves performance for train operators and train control suppliers.
Recently, Piper Networks received a CENELEC Safety Integrity Level 4 (SIL-4) Certification for its Ultra Wideband (UWB) train control system from independent safety assessor, TÜV SÜD. The certification is a milestone achievement for Piper and the transportation industry as it becomes the first ever UWB-based position and speed technology to achieve vitality. The system is now ready for integration with signaling and train control programs being implemented by transportation agencies and their engineering contractors in the US and worldwide.