Data analytics: When will my train get here?

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  • T-Systems presents forecasting technology for scheduled transport services
  • Real-time passenger information on departure times
  • Data analysis for entire public transport networks in seconds

Getting to the station just as the train arrives; that's exactly what travelers wish for whenever unforeseen events mean departure times are changed, resulting in unplanned waiting. T-Systems is presenting a data analytics solution at CeBIT that offers scheduled transport service providers and their customers automatic information in real time on the departure times of long-distance trains and buses.

The service also continually compares theoretical timetable information with the current transport situation and the regular status reports from the individual forms of transport. This data is then used as the basis to forecast the probable arrival time and, simultaneously, the effect of this on potential connections. T-Systems' powerful data analytics platform can calculate the anticipated effects of changed train arrival times on possible connections for a transport service provider's entire network within ten seconds. This provides transport service providers with a real-time overview that helps them with their planning. Passengers can in turn receive exact information in real time up to 90 minutes before their planned departure on the actual departure time, which helps them plan and use their time efficiently. The forecasting solution can be used by all scheduled transport services, such as rail or bus network operators.

T-Systems uses state-of-the-art data analytics technology. The forecast solution makes use of analytic tools based on Hadoop infrastructure. As a pioneering cloud service provider in Europe, T-Systems also offers data analytics solutions from the cloud. The services are provided from certified high-security data centers that comply with Germany's particularly strict data privacy protection laws.

Experience our products and services live at CeBIT from March 14-18 at the Deutsche Telekom stand C38 in hall 4.
Deutsche Telekom's entire presence at the trade fair is carbon-neutral: All CO2 emissions generated in setting up and operating the stand are offset fully by carbon-reduction projects abroad.

About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with more than 156 million mobile customers, 29 million fixed-network lines and around 18 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2015). The Group provides fixed-network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet, and Internet-based TV products and services for consumers, and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries and has around 225,200 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 69.2 billion in the 2015 financial year – around 64 percent of it outside Germany.

About T-Systems
As one of the leading global ICT service providers, T-Systems supplies integrated solutions for business customers. These are based on global offerings in fixed-network and mobile communications, highly secure data centers, a unique cloud infrastructure built around standardized platforms and global partnerships, and top security in line with the strictest German data protection regulations, as demanded by our customers. With a footprint in more than 20 countries, 46,000 employees, and external revenue of 7.1 billion euros (2015), T-Systems is the ideal partner for digital transformation. Alongside traditional ICT services, T-Systems' portfolio also offers cloud access, custom infrastructure, and platforms and software from the cloud, alongside innovation projects in future business areas such as big data, the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, and Industry 4.0.