Lilee Systems Selected to Deliver CMU-2100 Family of Products for the Northeast Corridor

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2014) - Lilee Systems, the leading provider of advanced wired and wireless communication products, solutions, and services for the transportation industry, has been selected by Alstom to deliver its CMU-2100 family of products. This order expands the footprint of the CMU-2100 deployment across much of the Northeast Corridor, providing proven interoperability between onboard, wayside base stations, and back office locations.

"We chose the CMU-2100 family of products from Lilee Systems because of its proven compatibility with the PTC radio system, and the fact that the company offers the highest degree of remote systems management capability available," said David Zahorsky, vice president, Business Development & Sales TIS & Infra, Alstom Transportation Inc. North America. "Lilee also has expertise in effectively addressing complex customer needs, which demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of ACSES II requirements."

The CMU-2100 family of communications management units features integrated command, control, and information management for communicating critical Positive Train Control (PTC) messaging with flexibility, precision, and efficiency. The CMU-2100 solution also provides a platform for messaging system interoperability between ACSES and I-ETMS PTC systems, and is scalable to support multiple wireless paths and diverse radio systems.

"We're pleased that the proven benefits of the CMU-2100 family will be leveraged to achieve full ACSES communication system compliance through our partnership with Alstom," said Kevin Nichter, vice president of rail products and services, Lilee Systems." The CMU-2100 family offers a comprehensive solution for interoperable communications management, completely eliminating the risks associated with costly custom developments." Nichter added that the initial delivery is the first of multiple scheduled deployments of the product family.

About Lilee Systems
Founded by a team of leaders in the wireless industry and headquartered in California's Silicon Valley, Lilee Systems is the leading communications vendor focused exclusively on delivering the most reliable products and solutions to the railroad industry. Lilee Systems' founders have extensive backgrounds in wireless communications, network routing and switching, and are active participants in standards bodies defining next generation networking and wireless architectures. Lilee Systems' leaders have been voting members of IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi, 802.15 WPAN, and 802.16 WiMAX for many years and have extensive experience in software-defined radio (SDR) technology. By leveraging these core competencies in radio frequency (RF) systems and networking, Lilee Systems has developed the TransAir PTC-3000 product family of 220 MHz radios, CMU-2100 communications management units, WMS-2000 wayside messaging services, and LMC-5500 mobility controllers to offer a complete end-to-end interoperable radio communications network. For more information, please visit

About Alstom
Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 93,000 people in around 100 countries. It had sales of over EUR 20 billion and booked EUR 21.5 billion in orders in 2013/14.

Tags: CMU-2100, ACSES, I-ETMS, interoperable PTC, BCM, BRCM, MCM, OCM, base communications manager, base radio communications manager, mobile communications manager, office communications manager

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Denise Nelson
The Ventana Group
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Tami Kurth
Lilee Systems
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