AWAAIT showcases its pioneering real-time fraud evasion control system DETECTOR at the IT-TRANS 2018 in Karlsruhe

The start-up will also pitch on the use of Artificial Intelligence in public transport.

Barcelona, February 23th, 2018 – The Barcelona-based software company AWAAIT will attend the international exhibition on IT trends and innovations for public transport IT-TRANS 2018 in Karslruhe, taking place from the 6th to the 8th of March. AWAAIT will have its own stand (dm-arena E26), where it will showcase its first product DETECTOR, aimed at tackling fare evasion in public transport in real-time.

The start-up has also been invited to pitch on the use of Artificial Intelligence in public transport. CEO Xavier Arrufat will participate on March 6th at the “AI in Public Transport expert roundtable” organised by UITP Asia-Pacific Centre for Transport Excellence. Arrufat will also be a speaker at “Artificial Intelligence in action” on March 8th. He will present DETECTOR as an operating example of AI applied to public transport.

AI in Public Transport expert roundtableXavier ArrufatTuesday 6th 9am – 12:30pmConference room 4/5
Artificial Intelligence in actionXavier ArrufatThursday 8th 11am – 12:30pmConference room 4/5
StandTuesday 6th – Thursday 8thdm-arena E26


DETECTOR is an automatic real-time video analytics system that aims to tackle fare evasion on public transport. Using Artificial Intelligence-Machine Learning algorithms, a camera above ticket barriers observes the ticket validation process and sends an alert to inspectors’ smartphones when it detects fare-dodging.