Digitale Mobilität

Fahrzeug und Haltestelle

Welcome to the web page of the project DiMo-FuH

Digital Mobility - Vehicles and Stations

A project in the context of the initiative
"Digital interconnection of public transport"

Research Topic

Development of standardized interfaces und connection standards between different passenger information systems used in public transport, taking account of the importance of the station and the vehicle as a main linkage in the intermodal travel sequence of the passenger.


For passengers stations and vehicles are essential elements in their travel sequence. To receive the necessary travel information, especially on a longer trip e. g. beyond country boarders, using public transport and different sharing offers, the passenger uses information systems like displays, audio installations and ticket machines installed in the vehicles and at the stations.

The custom-built information systems of various manufacturers provide a poor consistency of the information. Most passengers are unable to cope with this situation. Their need for travel information is not dependable satisfied.

Therefore it is sensible to standardize the interfaces of stations and vehicles. That will provide a comfortable journey for the passenger even if they are using different types of transport or different mobility environments.

Content of the research project

  • Requirements analysis
  • Architectural design and description
  • Interface definition
  • Implementation
  • System integration in conjunction with field tests and evaluation
  • Standardization

Research Goals

  • Development of connectivity standards between the public transport vehicle and its environment including the stations
  • Improving consistency, transparency und reliability of the information provided to the passenger

Project term: from January 2017 to September 2018

Project number: 19E16009F

INIT SE Technische Universität Ilmenau Fraunhofer FIT IVU Traffic Technologies Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe Mentz Stadtwerke München Trapeze Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen