Monday, October 12, 2015

Monday, October 12, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 12, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

There’s Still Time to Register for Eberle Design Inc.’s October 13th Webinar, “Signal Monitor Testing and Factory Recertification Program Overview”

Join Eberle Design Inc. (EDI) tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. PDT / 11:00 AM EDT for an informative 45-minute webinar, “Signal Monitor Testing and Factory Recertification Program Overview.” Presented by EDI Sales Director, Jon Muilenberg. The webinar will provide an overview of the EDI Signal Monitor Recertification Program in which signal monitors undergo rigorous testing in accordance with the EDI Quality Assurance process and ISO 9001:2008 standards on a quick turn-around basis. This program was developed to help agencies quickly, easily and cost-effectively perform this necessary testing task. Participants will also learn how recertification can reduce liability risks and maintenance costs. To register, visit


1) Southwest Fixes Technology Problem
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Link to news release

2) Aircraft Hacking is a Real Threat, Says European Aviation Safety Agency
Link to article on Softpedia:
Link to article in Les Echos (in French)

3) China Launches Cube Satellites for Tracking Civil Aircraft
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4) FedEx Hosts Air Traffic Control Modernization Committee
Link to article in the Memphis Business Journal:

5) Airport Wi-Fi in London 'Much Slower Than on the Tube'
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:

6) Does IP Represent the Future of the Air Traffic Control Room?
Link to blog in Airport World:


7) Can Galileo 'Explode' the GNSS Applications of Intelligent Transportation?
Link to article in Inside GNSS:


8) Could Autonomous Ships Make the Open Seas Safer?
Link to article on The Verge:


9) Blogs from Roger Lanctot, Strategy Analytics


10) Nigerian Official Urges Engineers to Design Roads, Traffic Signs for Improved Safety of Lives
Link to article in Leadership:


11) Malawi Plans to Improve New Traffic Information System
Link to article on Malawi24:


12) Driverless Buses Get Major Test in Trikala, Greece
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13) Ford to Focus $1.8 Billion on China Smart Cars
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

14) Driverless Buses, Platoons of Trucks to Shape Singapore's Transport Future
Link to Reuters article:

15) A Stanford Professor's Quest to Fix Driverless Cars' Major Flaw
Link to Bloomberg article:

16) What's Your Definition of 'Autonomous' Car?
Link to blog in EE Times Europe:

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