Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, April 18, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057
Mitsubishi Electric Display Wall Webinar – Basics of Fiber Optics – CTS Certification Training
Join us for a Mitsubishi Data Wall Webinar, April 23rd at 10am PT/ 1pm ET. Pete Putman, a well-known contributing editor in the AV industry, will be discussing the "Basics of Optical Fiber."
If you hold an InfoComm CTS Certificate, you’ll be eligible for 1 renewable unit after completing the course. Register online today by visiting: http://me-vis.com/products/display-wall/
1) Rockwell Collins Looks to Join Global Aircraft Tracking Task Force
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2) Osprey Nest Removed from Traffic Cam Location Near Maryland's Bay Bridge
Link to story on WTOP Radio:
3) Freight Transportation Seen Lagging in Tech Applications
Link to article in Transport Topics:
4) Urban Transport App, Citymapper, Pulls in $10 Million in Funding, to Roll Into More Cities
Link to article on TechCrunch:
Link to news release
5) Satellite Communication Systems Are Rife with Security Flaws, Vulnerable to Hackers
Link to IDG News Service article:
6) NASA Releases Online Software Catalog
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7) Travel Booking Site Adds Amtrak Alongside Airlines
Link to article in USA Today:
8) Obsolete Traffic Signs to Be Removed in Dar es Salaam
Link to article in the Daily News:
9) Town in Fukuoka, Japan Experiments with New Road Markings
Link to article on RocketNews24:
10) NASA to Test Laser Communication System
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11) GTFS Brings Open Data to Public Transit: A Developer's First Look at the Spec
Link to article on TechRepublic:
12) Verizon Raises Focus on Connected Car Technologies
Link to article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle:
13) Connected Car, Connected Home
Link to article on Telematics Update:
Monty Python fans will appreciate this pedestrian crossing in Norway.
Transportation & Energy Sector Developments – May 6-7 – Arlington, Texas
Today in Transportation History
1949 **65th anniversary** The keel of the USS United States was laid down but five days later construction of the ship was canceled.
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