Passengers using smartphones at station as the train comes in
Wireless Audio

Open Access has provided innovative communications solutions since 1986 and in the process has developed a reliable, modular platform that provides a range of leading edge features on the back of proven components. The NetSpire™ Integrated Communications System is a distributed voice communications platform supports wireless public address and telephony capabilities. The NetSpire™ platform’s support for converging technologies to enhance voice and data applications allows flexible solution design – such as a wireless handsets subsystem which allows users to perform a variety of operations including telephony, duress alarms, public address, and initiation of automated announcements – all at the touch of a button.

Netspire Solutions in Sydney's train fleet:

Waratah/Waratah Series 2 announced most reliable trains



Project Components

Fully IP networked Audio and Display system for 192 Double Deck Cars including:

  • Public Address, Crew Interface, Hearing Loops
  • Digital Voice Announcements, Crew Communication
  • Passenger Information Display Management
  • Passenger Emergency Intercoms
  • Integration with Train Management, Doors, EDR, Train Radio, Commercial Radio
  • Software Interface with Support for Java, C# and C++
  • Full EN50155 Compliance
  • Advertising and Content Management 
Project Results
  • First Fully IP Networked EN50155 Compliant Rolling Stock Communication System
  • First EN60118-4 Compliant Hearing Loop System in Rolling Stock > 90% coverage
  • First Rolling Stock Audio System with Audio Intelligibility exceeding STI of 0.67
  • First Class-D (Passively Cooled) Transconductance Amplifier
  • Most Reliable Train in the Sydney Fleet
Open Access

Open Access provide products, technology and solutions for integrated network audio and emergency communication systems throughout Australia and South East Asia. On freeways, rail networks and airports, in buildings and city centres – millions of people every day rely on Open Access' systems for information, safety and security.


r2p provide IP-based system solutions for public transport covering communication, security and monitoring applications. The fully integrated portfolio of hard- and software products for passenger and fleet flow management r2p offers include CCTV, Passenger Information Systems (PIS), Passenger Announcement (PA), passenger counting, infotainment and fleet management with real-time data transfer and analysis for rail and road vehicles.



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