Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057
Mitsubishi Electric Display Wall and ACTIVU team up to create real-time situational awareness for Morris County’s emergency center.
Morris County’s EOC is manned 24/7/365 with up to 36 public safety telecommunicators at their own communication consoles. A three-high, six-wide display wall using eighteen 67”Mitsubishi XGA rear-projection cubes gives public safety telecommunicators and supervisors an at-a-glance view of all emergency activity going on in the county.
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1) Aromatic Scent Technology Introduced at Phnom Penh International Airport
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2) Transparent Airfares Act Needs More Transparency
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3) Singapore's LTA Unveils Master Plan to Build Intelligent Transport Network
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4) How Manila Plans to Use ITS as Part of Data-Sharing Among Agencies
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5) New US DOT Professional Capacity Building ITS Case Study: National ITS Architecture
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6) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – August 2014
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7) Alstom Launches Live 4G Pilot for Communication Based Train Control
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8) Latest Status Symbol for Hamptons Elite is Adopting a Highway
Link to article in the New York Post:
SAFETY / SECURITY
9) Facial Recognition to be Tested at Japan Airports
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10) LED Vests Could Help Drivers See Pedestrians
Link to article in The Courier-Journal:
11) Dubai 'Mole' in Trucks to Rat-Out Speedsters
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12) Toronto Transit to Roll Out 'Point and Acknowledge' to Improve Subway Door Safety
Link to article in the Toronto Sun:
13) Pay Your London Bus Fare by Phone – if You're an EE Customer
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Link to news release
14) London Buses Trialing Free Wi-Fi
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15) At BMW Welt, Its i-cars Have Eye on the Future
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16) Platooning Trucks: A Virtual Reality
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17) Why Are Americans so Suspicious of Self-Driving Cars?
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SNAME Maritime Convention – October 20-25 – Houston
Today in Transportation History
1844 **170th anniversary** James Henry Greathead, a pioneering railway and tunneling engineer, was born in Grahamstown, South Africa.
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