TISA Achievement Award 2012 for Teun Hendriks
ESI research fellow Teun Hendriks was unanimously awarded as the winner of the Traveller Information Services Association (TISA) Achievement Award 2012.
TISA: “Over the past few years, Mr Hendriks has been an extremely dynamic personality among the TISA Membership; an expert in TMC (Traffic Message Channel) and TPEG (Transport Protocol Experts Group) technologies, he is the joint-chairman of Technical and Standards Committee and member of TISA Steering Board”.
Bev Marks, TISA Executive Director said "it is with great pleasure that the TISA Award Committee (TAC) unanimously awarded Teun for his priceless work within TISA and contribution in many TMC and TPEG specifications".
Teun Hendriks has been research fellow at ESI since 2005. He is involved in the research project Metis, the ESI competence development programme and industrial project assessments. He combines his ESI role with other activities such as consulting and standardisation activities for the traffic and travel information industry worldwide.
TISA is a market-driven membership association with worldwide scope, established as a not-for-profit company focussed on proactive implementation of traffic and travel information services and products based on existing standards, including primarily RDS-TMC and TPEG technologies.
TISA supports the maintenance and development of standardised technologies leading to economic implementation and rapid market acceptance across a wide range of travel information services and products. In addition to road traffic information, for example, public transport, points of interest, weather and environmental data will continue to be in the TISA focus of important topic areas.
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