MARK IV IVHS to Showcase JANUS® Multiprotocol Reader at IBTTA 2010

Multiprotocol Technology Delivers Enhanced Functionality; Solves Interoperability Challenges

TORONTO - MARK IV IVHS, a global technology leader and innovator of Intelligent Transportation Systems, will be showcasing several industry solutions including its recently introduced JANUS® Multiprotocol Reader at The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association's (IBTTA) 78th Annual Meeting and Exhibition.

The JANUS Multiprotocol Reader incorporates the company's core JANUS technology with multiprotocol "plug n play" reader modules capable of supporting MARK IV's industry leading active 256-bit Time Division Multiplexed (TDM) transponders as well as commonly used backscatter protocols including ISO 10374/ATA, ISO 18000-6B and ISO 180000-6C.

The JANUS Multiprotocol Reader bridges the interoperability gap between diverse RFID technologies used for electronic toll collection (ETC) and other ITS applications such as Automatic Equipment Identification and Electronic Vehicle Registration.

About IBTTA's Annual Meeting and Exhibition

Delegates from more than 25 countries on six continents will converge in San Diego to examine best practices and innovations in toll industry finance, marketing, technology, customer service, environmental stewardship, operations, maintenance, and related issues. The conference and tradeshow will be held September 12 - 15, 2010, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, California.

Visitors to MARK IV IVHS' booth (#200) will have the opportunity to see the entire JANUS portfolio of readers and transponders.


MARK IV IVHS is a global technology leader and innovator of intelligent transportation solutions (ITS). With more than 21.8 million transponders on-the-road and more than 3,700 lanes equipped, MARK IV IVHS is the largest supplier of electronic toll collection equipment in North America. MARK IV IVHS has enabled many landmark ITS deployments, including: the world's first, non-stop, all-electronic toll road (Highway 407 ETR); interoperability between truck electronic preclearance systems and toll collection; and, the E-ZPass® system of the 24 toll authorities who comprise the E-ZPass Group in the Northeastern United States. For more information, visit



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