Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Progress on NextGen Aviation System is Said to Be 'Stalled'
Link to article in The Washington Post:

2) Japan to Use Facial Recognition Screening at Airports
Link to article in The Asahi Shimun:

3) Japan Airlines Tests Battery-Free Beacons at 13 Airports
Link to article on NFC World+:

4) New Study Finds Vulnerabilities in Mobile Information Cockpit Systems
Link to article in Avionics Today:

5) United's Newark Plans Will Reinvent New York Airport Tech, Food Offerings
Link to article on Skift:
Link to news release

6) Signage Revamped at Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport
Link to article in Airport World:

7) Inflight – November/December 2015
Includes a number of articles on passenger aircraft communications.


8) The Quantum of the Seas is a Floating Heaven for Tech Geeks at Sea
Link to article in Computerworld:


9) Internet of Things Helps Buffalo, Other Cities, with Snow Removal
Link to article in Government Technology:

10) Bill Ford, KPMG See Radical Change in Future Transport
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:

11) News from 1st IRF Asia Regional Congress & Exhibition


12) Massachusetts Equipping Highway Signs with Radar Technology
Link to story on WBZ-TV:


13) Google Transit Technology Fails Halifax Transit
Link to CBC News story:

14) Meet the Man Behind the Chicago Transit Authority's Tweets
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:


15) Traffic Management System in Swansea, UK to Cut Pollution from 2015
Link to story on BBC News:

16) Rural Traveler Information Site Grows in Western US
Link to story on Transportation Radio:

17) Louisville Cameras Watch Traffic Flow, Not Red-Light Runners
Link to story on WAVE-TV:


18) Mercedes-Benz Steps Up Autonomous Vehicle Technology
Link to article on PerformanceDrive:

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