Xerox and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sign MOU to collaborate on ITS Projects

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Xerox and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore potential joint Intelligent Transport System (ITS) opportunities. The MoU was signed at the ITS World Congress in Bordeaux.

Pictured at the ITS World Congress and Exhibition 2015 are Ken Philmus, senior vice president, Transportation Services, Xerox and Hiroyuki Toda, general manager, ITS Strategic Business Unit, deputy head, ICT Solution Headquarters, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo courtesy of ITS International.

Pictured at the ITS World Congress and Exhibition 2015 are Ken Philmus, senior vice president, Transportation Services, Xerox and Hiroyuki Toda, general manager, ITS Strategic Business Unit, deputy head, ICT Solution Headquarters, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo courtesy of ITS International.

“The ITS offerings of Xerox and MHI complement one another,” said Ken Philmus, senior vice president, Transportation Services, Xerox. “Xerox and MHI will seek to find opportunities in which their combined strengths will provide a better and more competitive offering for transportation authorities and operators around the world.”

The parties will focus on electronic toll collection, highway traffic management, telematics and intelligent urban parking in which Xerox has proficiency in back-end software and operations, predominantly in the Americas and Europe, while MHI has strength in front-end hardware and maintenance, predominantly in Japan and Asia.

“It is MHI’s objective to expand beyond Japan and Asia,” said Hiroyuki Toda, general manager, ITS Strategic Business Unit, deputy head, ICT Solution Headquarters, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. “We firmly believe that working with Xerox on particular projects, we can provide a better offering into the ITS industry.”

Caption – pictured at the ITS World Congress and Exhibition 2015 are Ken Philmus, senior vice president, Transportation Services, Xerox and Hiroyuki Toda, general manager, ITS Strategic Business Unit, deputy head, ICT Solution Headquarters, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Photo courtesy of ITS International.