Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

 Mitsubishi Electric Display Walls meet the demanding needs of today’s modern traffic management center with the introduction of the VS-60HS12U slim-depth rear-projection cubes that not only occupies about half the foot print of conventional rear-projection displays at only 20” deep, but are also amazingly budget-friendly.  Unlike LCD panels, the Mitsubishi Slim Cubes are designed to operate and run 24/7 with no screen degradation, thus minimal or no downtime, making its cost of operations and ownership more efficient than LCD panels.  With each 60” diagonal display cube with full-HD resolution, Mitsubishi slim cubes with virtually seamless bezels let you configure your display wall to meet your display and visualization requirement exactly.  
Visit http://me-vis.com/products/vs-60hs12U/ for more information or schedule a demo.   Also feel free to download our white papers to see how a Mitsubishi video wall can greatly enhance your traffic management process.


1) Satellite Data Links to Bring European Air Traffic Management Up to Date
Link to ComputerWeekly article
Link to news release

2) New Visions from Above and Beyond: Multiple Uses for UAVs in Transportation
Link to Transportation Tomorrow article


3) Alabama House Members OK Ban on Speed Cameras in Police Cars
Link to Montgomery Advertiser article

4) Traffic Cameras Coming to Glenora Ferry Ports in Ontario
Link to Prince Edward County News article


5) Volunteers Create Map of Public Transport Routes in Amman, Jordan
Link to Jordan Times article
Link to map


6) A New Paradigm in Crew Connectivity?
Link to Maritime Professional article

7) Shore Leave 2.0 Gives Seafarers Internet Access in Ports
Link to Maritime Professional article


8) Mobile Phone Selects Best Route for Wheelchair Users
Link to University of Twente article


9) South Korean Government Says North Korea Staged Cyber Attack on Railway System
Link to KBS World Radio story
Link to news release (in Korean)


10) America's Highway Fonts Got More Drama Than 'The Bachelor'
Link to Wired article


11) Sloppy Data Drove North Carolina Highway Patrol's 'Data-Driven' Crackdown
Link to Charlotte Observer column

12) Study Finds American Drivers Are Distracted More Than Half the Time They're Behind the Wheel
Link to CityLab blog


13) South Carolina First Responders Learn New Maneuver to Clear Roadways Faster, Keep Traffic Flowing
Link to WCBD-TV story


14) US Supreme Court Lets King County, Washington Reject Transit Ads Targeting 'Jihadis'
Link to McClatchy article

15) New Jersey Transit's Proposed Ad Ban Raising Eyebrows
Link to Record article

16) Swedish System Predicts Stockholmståg Train Delays and Informs Response
Link to ITS International article


17) University of Buffalo Researchers Using Social Media to Make Traffic Better
Link to WGRZ-TV story


18) Mandated Car Communications Spells Windfall for Chipmakers
Link to CNET article

19) I-69 in Michigan to Be Summer Testing Ground for US Army Autonomous Fleet
Link to FutureStructure article

20) Ford of Europe Exec: 'FordPass is a Tool with a Lot of Functionality'
Link to automotiveIT International article

21) BMW Celebrates 100 Years with Ultra-Futuristic Concept Car
Link to Thinking Highways article

22) Swiss Start-Ups Forge a Path to Robots at the Wheel
Link to SWI story

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