STAR Systems International announces Breakthrough Express / HOT Lane transponder


HONG KONG, August 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – STAR Systems International (SSI), a market leader in smart city solutions, today announced the availability of Genesis, its enhanced multimode transponder for Express Lanes and HOT systems. It is specially designed for use in High Occupancy Toll (HOT / HOV), express lanes and other ITS applications. Genesis is certified by the OmniAir Consortium for the interoperability of toll systems.

Genesis is built with the industry’s first chip specifically designed for Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI). It offers improved sensitivity, large user memory bank, and innovative auto-error detection features that protect against memory or data corruption. In addition, this transponder is specially designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions, such as wide temperature ranges and prolonged exposure to the sun. This provides the customer with long term reliability and performance.

“We are delighted to present the first multimode transponder with error detection functionality to the toll community,” said Stephen lockhart, technical director of SSI. “In addition, a new spring-loaded cam switch mechanism provides Genesis with superb tactile feedback for the user.”

Genesis’ compact design allows drivers to easily report occupant counts in HOT / HOV and Express Lane applications. It can also be configured to identify two or three different accounts, such as an individual account, a business account, or a secure vehicle access account. Genesis is available in a two-mode or a three-mode version. It is very easy to assemble and simple to transfer between different vehicles.

“Express Lane and High Occupancy Tolling are growing market segments,” said Robert karr, CEO of SSI. “Genesis incorporates our years of experience and the latest technologies to provide users and toll operators with exceptional read performance and ease of use. This strategic product allows us to better serve this segment by offering customers another great option to improve their AVI systems.

Genesis is an excellent choice for HOT / HOV managed lanes, express lanes, and other ITS applications that require multiple modes in a single on-board unit. It is currently available to order.

About STAR Systems International

Founded in 2013, STAR Systems International (SSI) is a global leader in automatic vehicle identification technologies. SSI is focused on providing top-notch transponders, readers and professional advisory services for smart city initiatives including Electronic Toll Charging (ETC), Electronic Vehicle Registration (EVR), Vehicle Management fleet, parking and secure access control.

SSI is guided by three principles: exceptional people, innovative products and service excellence. These principles reflect the Company’s long-term expansion strategy to advance Smart City technologies. SSI strives to ensure the success of its customers by leveraging the technical expertise and implementation experience of the company.

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