RANGE OF PRODUCTS
A Completely Integrated Production Organisation
Automatic Ticket Issuing Machine
These machines automatically issue encoded magnetic tickets at the
entrance of motorways and are fitted with a central unit to control
all the lane peripherals (barriers, traffic lights, non-stop toll
collection systems) and to handle data exchange with the plaza computer
Automatic Magnetic Card Machines
Thanks to such equipment, tolls can be paid automatically
using credit cards. The central unit controls all of the lane peripherals
and gathers data to be sent to the plaza computer system. This is
a very User - Friendly device that can be fitted with a synthesised
This equipment enables manual toll collection by toll tellers at the
motorway exit thanks to a desk and specialized screens and keyboards.
Fitted with a central unit, the manual toll terminal ensures not only
the storage and transmission of transaction data to the plaza computer
system, but also the management of various lane peripherals (systems
for determining vehicle classification, traffic signals, barriers,
and non-stop toll collection systems).
Plaza Computer Systems and Central Systems
GEA is at the cutting edge of development in this field where specialized
knowledge of computer applications is crucial. These plaza systems
are central to toll systems and ensure real-time surveillance, communication
with toll tellers or users and centralisation of data.
Dynamic Toll Systems
Non-stop Toll Collection Systems : GEA is playing an active
role in this segment in collaboration with major companies such as
SAAB and Thomson. GEA today enjoys a reputation of being experienced
and skilled in this field and has integrated systems for the following:
- Fast non-stop toll system in the Toulouse metropolitan area in
- The whole of the Rhône-Alpes motorway network (AREA) was fitted
with non-stop tolls by GEA in 1995 (40000 subscribers).
- Penang Bridge and Shah Alam Expressway in Malaysia.
- The A29 motorway, the Lyon Northern Ring-road and the A43 motorway
in France (1996).
- “25 de Abril” Bridge in Lisbon, Portugal (1997).
- Vasco de Gama Bridge in Portugal, Storebaelt Bridge in Denmark
Furthermore, GEA was recently retained by the motorway companies
AREA (Société des Autoroutes Rhône et Alpes), SANEF (Société des
Autoroutes du Nord et de l’Est de la France), SAPN (Société des
Autoroutes Paris Normandie), SAPRR (Société des Autoroutes Paris
Rhin Rhône) and SFTRF (Société Française du Tunnel Routier du Fréjus)
for the supply of more than 600 ground equipment sets as part of
the programme “TIS - Télépéage Inter Sociétés” (Interoperable Electronic
Toll Collection System
Moreover, GEA received orders from AREA, ASF (Société des Autoroutes
du Sud de la France), Escota (Société des Autoroutes Esterel Côte
d’Azur Provence Alpes), SANEF, SAPN, SAPRR and SFTRF, to integrate
TIS into their toll systems.
Contactless Smart cards
GEA has installed this new payment system in Malaysia, in Thailand
and in China.
|Car park revenue control systems
GEA started diversifying its activities in 2001 and designed a complete line of revenue control
equipment for car parks, thanks to a first contact with the VINCI Group.
This product includes:
The VINCI Group is a world leader in concessions, construction and related
services and operates more than 1,300 car parks in 12 countries of which
more than 500 are in France.
- Entry Lane Terminals
- Restricted Entry Lane Terminals
- Exit Lane Terminals
- Pedestrian Access Control Terminals
- Automatic Payment Machines
- Manual Payment Machines
- Car Park Management Supervision Servers
- Central Computer Systems
- This first success triggered other awards to GEA from:
- Communauté Urbaine de Marseille
- Omniparc (Eiffage Group)
- SAEMES (City of Paris)
- CHU (City of Grenoble)
- Car park maintenance activity has continued for both VINCI and Eiffage.