Thursday, July 25, 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 25, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Real-Time Sky Shopping Taxies to the Runway
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2) Australian Research Will Track Pilots' Eyes in Study of Cockpit Information Overload
Link to article in The Australian:
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3) Gogo Lays Out Which Airports See Greatest Uptake of In-Flight Wi-Fi
Link to infographic on Tnooz:
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4) Next-Gen GPS III Testbed Delivered to US Air Force
Link to article in Defense Systems:

5) Satellite Positioning-Data Are Vital – But the Signal is Surprisingly Easy to Disrupt
Link to article in The Economist:


6) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter – July 2013
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7) Cruise Ship Crime to Receive More Public Scrutiny
Link to article in the Asbury Park Press:


8) Expert Baffled Why Safety System Did Not Slow Down Spanish Train
Link to article in The Telegraph:


9) Former US Secretary of Transportation Says Companies Must Wake Up to Distracted Driving
Link to article in The New York Times:

10) Safety Campaign to Display Number of Traffic Deaths on Michigan Roadways on Electronic Signs
Link to story on WDIV-TV:


11) Blurring the Line Between Cars and Consumer Electronics
Link to article on Telematics Update:


12) New York City Subway Stations to Get Wireless Coverage from Sprint
Link to article from Bloomberg:


13) Illinois Congresswoman Pushes Delayed Car Rearview Camera Rule
Link to article in The Hill:

14) SiriusXM Moves Into Auto Service Departments
Link to article in CEoutlook:

15) Are Mobile Devices Ready to Revolutionize Truck Inspections?
Link to article in the Commercial Carrier Journal:

16) Your Car's Contribution to the 'Big Data' Cloud
Link to blog in Motor Trend:

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1898 **115th anniversary** The US invasion of Puerto Rico began during the Spanish-American War.

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