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Knorr-Bremse expands its stake in Rail Vision: Capital increase in start-up for obstacle detection and classification

Knorr-Bremse has acquired an additional 19.8% of the shares for USD 10 million. As a result, Knorr-Bremse now holds a 36.8% stake in the start-up Rail Vision, which specializes in sensor technology and obstacle detection based on artificial intelligence and deep learning.

Digitalization: Knorr-Bremse and Rail Vision to test obstacle detection systems on Swiss operator SBB Cargo’s locomotives

Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, and Israeli startup Rail Vision will equip multiple SBB Cargo shunting locomotives with Rail Vision’s Assisted Remote Shunting system for obstacle detection. After prototype testing is successfully completed at the end of the first quarter of 2021, the partners will be looking into addressing additional business activities to adopt obstacle detection systems for cargo vehicles.

Israeli startup Rail Vision receives first order from leading European train operator

Successful prototype testing of Rail Vision’s shunting yard systems could entail the purchase of further systems to equip 30 locomotives with additional 45 systems expansion option.
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