Automatic Vehicle Identification

Unlimited mobility is one of the key success factors for modern civil societies and economic systems. However, growing volumes of traffic in urban conurbations mean that new, innovative solutions are required to efficiently manage transportation systems and private transport. Modern smart city solutions integrate various Auto-ID technologies in an effective overall context, combining cloud and IT-based network services as needed.

Kathrein is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of RFID identification systems. We offer the very highest-quality tailor-made turnkey solutions including hardware and software for AVI (Automatic Vehicle Identification), ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems), ETC (Electronic Toll Collect) and EVR (Electronic Vehicle Registration).

Using cutting-edge passive security transponder solutions, we are able to handle small and medium-sized challenges as well as large-scale projects such as complex, high-level government solutions. Our reliable worldwide 24/7 service and maintenance support is available 365 days a year.


  • Planning: feasibility study, surveys, network design, implementation planning
  • Implementation: installation, start-up and handover, project management, integration in ERP systems, mobile apps
  • Maintenance: technical support, hardware service, software service, on-site service, application and test centre
  • Material provisioning: accessories and consumable supplies, individual components
  • Training: hardware, software and application training
  • Logistics: worldwide supply chain and on-site management

Case Studies

Internet of Things

Parking Made Easy

evopark is a young start-up but one that has already won several awards. With its expertise, creativity and dedication it has redefined the day-to-day car park experience. By applying cutting-edge technology, it provides motorists with innovative services directly on their smartphone. A contactless parking ticket is used to open car park barriers automatically. Kathrein provides the RFID system for integration at the barriers.

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Internet of Things

RFID rides the rails

The Greek rail operator TrainOSE wanted to increase operational efficiency by tracking the movements of its freight trains from the border station throughout the entire rail network. For this purpose, the company opted for a Kathrein RFID solution which was installed by the system integrator Trinity Systems. With the help of Kathrein RFID products, TrainOSE carried out a test phase to lay the foundation for real-time tracking of some 4,000 railway carriages.

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