Press Release

February 21, 2023

STAR Systems International Received Patent On Its Congestion Pricing Antenna

HONG KONG – February 21, 2023 – STAR Systems International (SSI), a market leader in Smart City Products, announced today that patents have been granted for the Company’s Vespira Congestion Pricing Antenna.

Mr. Stephen Lockhart, CTO of SSI and Co-Inventor of the new design, stated, “We are very happy to receive these patents. Vespira is an excellent product for Urban Congestion Pricing.”

Vespira is specifically designed to be a curb-side antenna for smart city initiatives such as congestion pricing and traffic monitoring.  SSI’s newly patented antenna design provides an electronically down-tilted radiation pattern in a curved structure.  This feature allows Vespira to be mounted upright and flush to a utility pole creating the perfect read zone while blending in naturally and aesthetically with urban environments.

“These patent approvals signify our valuable contribution to innovation. They further endorse SSI’s strategy to stay at the forefront of technological development and our commitment to transforming the Automatic Vehicle Identification Industry,” continued Lockhart.

These patents are awarded by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Taiwan Intellectual Property Office and are expected to remain in force for 20 years.

About STAR Systems International 

Founded in 2013, STAR Systems International (SSI) is a world leader in Automatic Vehicle Identification Technologies. SSI focuses on providing best-in-class transponders, readers and professional consulting services for Smart City Initiatives, including Electronic Tolling (ETC), Congestion/Road Use Charging, Electronic Vehicle Registration (EVR), Express/HOT Lane, Fleet Management, Parking and Secure Access Control applications.

SSI strives to ensure customer success by leveraging the Company’s technical expertise and implementation experience. SSI is guided by three principles: Outstanding People, Innovative Products and Service Excellence. These principles reflect the Company’s long-term expansive strategy to advance Smart City Technologies.

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