Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Rear Projection DLP™ Cubes with LED Light Source vs. Slim-Bezel LCD in Control Rooms

The two most commonly deployed control room technologies today are: Thin-bezel LCD display wall systems and Rear-projection DLP display wall systems with long-life LED light source. Check out Mitsubishi Electric’s latest white paper which compares the technologies and highlights pros and cons of each to help customers make an informed choice for their investment in display technology. Click here to view the white paper: http://me-vis.com/white-paper-download/


1) Nepal to Require GPS Tracking Units, to Improve Weather Forecasts Following Avalanche Deaths
Link to AP article:


2) Delhi-Mumbai Stretch to Get India's First Electronic Toll Collection Facility October 27
Link to article in The Economic Times:


3) Nokia Unfolds Its Here Maps App to Broader Android Market
Link to article on CNET:


4) Draft Polar Code Chapters on Safety of Navigation and Communication Finalized
Link to article in IMO News:


5) Louisiana Governor Orders State to Track Ebola Travel
Link to article in The Hill:
Link to news release


6) Tampa Airport Attorney May Have Violated Sunshine Law by Not Archiving Text Messages
Link to article in The Tampa Tribune:

7) Mumbai Traffic Police: Video Pays Tribute to Traffic Cops' Journey
Link to article on India.Com:


8) Drivers Report Glitches with Georgia Variable Speed Limit System
Link to story on WXIA-TV:

9) Illinois Tollway Authority to Spend More on Technology
Link to article in Land Line:

10) New Jersey Court Approves Town's Digital Billboard Ban
Link to article in the New Jersey Law Journal:


11) Missouri DOT to Test New Method of Wrong-Way Accident Prevention
Link to story on KWMU Radio:

12) Contest Rewards Developers Who Use Smartphones to Prevent Smartphone Distractions
Link to story on NY1:


13) How 'Race the Tube' Went Global
Link to story on BBC News:


14) A Video Overview of the Georgia DOT Transportation Management Center
Link to video:


15) Was Your Car Stolen? Stop the Thieves with a Simple SMS
Link to story on CNN's African Start-Up:

16) Debate Just Starting on Mandate for 'Talking Vehicles'
Link to article in Roll Call:

17) Ethernet is Coming to Cars
Link to article in Computerworld:

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