VISTA, California, March 28, 2017 – McCain Inc., a national leader in the supply of advanced transportation solutions for safety and mobility, today introduced the FLeX™ Controller, the smallest controller in its popular ATC eX series of advanced transportation controllers. Measuring just 5.5” tall, the compact controller is packed with new features and capabilities, including front panel access to data, optional built-in wifi, and a full 16-line display screen that make uploading, programing, and troubleshooting intersections even easier.
“McCain is committed to making the best products the traffic industry can offer and we’re excited to introduce yet another landmark product,” said Reza Roozitalab, P.E., vice president of hardware engineering for McCain Inc. “The compact size and advanced features of the FLeX Controller complement our most recent product release, the revolutionary Backpack Cabinet – the smallest cabinet in McCain’s ATC Cabinet Series, standing only 25 inches tall – and greatly improve the user experience making it the ultimate solution for traffic control.”
The compact design of the FLeX Controller is available in both shelf mount and rack mount configurations and easily upgrades any Caltrans or ATC cabinet without cumbersome wiring or programming. The FLeX Controller is designed in full compliance with the latest published and proposed ATC standards, offering users unprecedented speed and performance. Each controller is built to McCain’s stringent manufacturing standards, ensuring long-lasting performance in all environments.
Leveraging a Linux engine board, the FLeX Controller has a real-time, open source operating system that supports the latest ITS applications including high-resolution data and connected vehicle applications. The controller features an oversized 16-line display with a split-screen option for users operating Omni eX® Intersection Control Software. The user-friendly front panel of the FLeX Controller allows for easy connection in any environment through a wide variety of communication options - USB, SD card, Ethernet, and Datakey. Optional wifi integration allows users to access local software through a web interface. McCain is currently outlining plans to further develop the controller with innovative features that will continue to enhance communication and the user experience.
McCain Inc., a Company of the SWARCO Group, develops products used by millions of people around the world each day. A manufacturing powerhouse since 1987, the company’s brand portfolio includes advanced traffic control equipment and integrated transportation systems to create safer, more mobile, and more livable communities. Team McCain is comprised of more than 500 employees at operations in the United States and Mexico.
For more information, visit the company’s website at www.mccain-inc.com.
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