Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 4, 2007 -- ISSN 1529-1057

1) Honda Upgrades Car Navigation System
Earthquake, weather information will be part of new features.
Link to AP story:

2) TomTom Working on Augmented Reality
Camera would be integrated with GPS navigation display.
Link to story on GPS Business News: (free registration required)

3) Air Passengers to Face EU Anti-Terror Screening
Airlines flying to the EU could be obliged to share private data on their passengers, such as passport numbers and credit card details, with Europe’s secret services.
Link to story on EurActiv:

4) Beijing to Rehearse Olympics Traffic Control in August
Link to Xinhua story:

5) Technology Eases the Ride to Higher Tolls
Link to story in The New York Times:

6) Aussie Ad Takes Aim at Street Racing
Link to story in the Toronto Star:
Link to video:

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