Towards a broadband communications manager to regulate train-to-earth communications

Abstract

This paper describes an innovative broadband (WiFi) communications manager designed to manage "train-toearth" communications. This communications manager aims to deal with applications communication needs and make decisions about what applications can communicate in each moment taking into account broadband features, application priorities and train connection states. Currently, as part of the architecture's validation, new digital services in the field of railways have been developed and they are being implanted, and some others are being scheduled to be developed. © 2010 IEEE.