Linux-based system tries to tame San Francisco traffic

“McCain says it will supply San Francisco with a new Linux-based
traffic controller computer that meets the latest Advanced
Transportation Controller (ATC) standards. Built around a Freescale
PowerQUICC II Pro processor, the “2070LXN2 NEMA” offers several
keypads, an 8×40 display, plus Ethernet, USB, serial, and SDLC
connections, says the company.

“McCain collaborated with Fourth Dimension Traffic to win the
San Francisco bid. The company ported Fourth Dimension’s “D4”
traffic signal software package to McCain’s controller in a process
that took less than three months, says the company. “

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