Brandywine Communications won the bid to upgrade the mechanism of the main clock in Grand Central Station as well as replace all the time displays with new digital clocks. All of these time displays are connected through a master clock system also provided by Brandywine. This clock system keeps all the trains and train stations connected and synchronized to a GPS master clock so everything stays on time.
Brandywine Communications designs and manufactures many different sized and shaped precise Time Displays – We offer both digital and analog clocks to meet and fit your requirements with options such as IRIG-B, GPS or NTP synchronization. Brandywine's time displays also have optional date messages with sizes ranging from 6 inches up to 8 feet in size. All Brandywine time displays feature SNMP management for easy maintenance and use. With an impressive engineering facility in the U.S., we specialize in customizing precision clocks to fit your specific needs.
Our time displays are maintenance free and are used in many different prominent international locations and applications across the globe, including hospitals, schools, train stations, and airports.
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Brandywine carries an extensive line of time displays and clocks that are synchronized over an Ethernet network using the NTP protocol. These digital clocks are simple to install and use and are very accurate for critical timing needs such as hospitals and airports. Advanced technology time displays eliminate the need for expensive coaxial cable installations; a network drop and power source are all that are required. Using the browser interface simply enter the IP address of the time source, one of the Brandywine Network Time Servers, or any other source of NTP time and you are ready to go. Brandywine's time displays have a full comprehensive selections whether you need large digital display clocks, clocks in a large variety of colors, to display configurations and digit sizes are available. Many of our clocks include GPS synchronization for higher accuracy. We also will customize your clock to fit your specific needs.
Brandywine won the contract to upgrade the mechanism in the New York Grand Central Station Clock and also put in all new time displays throughout the Terminal and provide the GPS master clock for everything to synchronize. Brandywine has also updated the mechanism for Sacramento City hall tower clock and has created large clocks for malls, schools, and fire stations.
Time and Message Displays
Brandywine Communications offers a comprehensive line of Time and Message displays. Various form factors such as desk mount, rack mount or wall/ceiling mount are available. Most are available with IRIG, GPS, NTP or impulse synchronization. Digit sizes from .55 inches to 20 inches are available. These advanced display products offer the utmost in reliability, viewing and ease of installation. One or more of the following input synchronization sources can be specified:
Applications for Brandywine's time and message displays include Instrumentation systems, security systems, range control rooms, computer/ communication centers, power utility centers, hospitals, schools, train stations, and anywhere needing accurate clocks that have the ability to synchronize to either a system or a network of clocks.
One of Brandywine's customers is the New York City Transit where Brandywine designed a master clock for the grand central station 4 faced clock, replacing all the time displays, and creating a system to run through all the train stations. To read more details, please go to our NYCT case study.