Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - West Orange, New Jersey

GEWI Smart City Solutions on Display at ITS World Congress in Montreal

GEWI will be exhibiting TIC Software Solutions which enable Smart City Operations at booth #1325 during ITS World Congress in Montreal. Automated response projects can be created using data from agency sources, HERE, TomTom, Waze, or others. The TIC Software all-in-one solution includes product features for Work Zones, Parking, Organized Events, Traffic Flow, Traffic Lights, VMS, Public Transport Events and more. GEWI’s TIC Software has been used worldwide by government road agencies, police, commercial traffic service providers, broadcasters and automobile and devices manufacturers since 1992. To schedule a private demonstration, contact  If you’re unable to attend World Congress, download a GEWI brochure or view TIC Software videos at


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American Airlines statement

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6) Four Tips for Implementing Smart City Technology

7) News from ERTICO - ITS Europe


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9) Data Analytics in the Maritime Space


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University of New Hampshire further information

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16) How the Railroad Industry Invented, Then Immediately Discarded, the Barcode

17) FindMy IoT Saves Nordic Reindeer from Train Collisions


18) $6 Million Grant to Help Pay for Technology to Aid Arizona Loop 101 Drivers


19) New Cyber Attacks Are Hitting Airports and Metro Systems in Ukraine

20) How Hackers Can Wreak Havoc on Connected Vehicles and ITS


21) As Uber Fights for Its License, These Are the Rival Apps Making Waves in London


22) Verizon Telematics Sees Progress from Blockbuster Acquisitions


23) Los Angeles Metro Wants Tech Firms to Help It Launch a New Kind of Transit


24) ITS World Congress Preview: Traffic Management Innovation


25) GM Says San Francisco’s Crazy Traffic Is a Boost to Its Driverless-Car Effort

26) Future Nissan EVs Will Sound Like an Experimental Art Film
Nissan news release

27) How Police Are Preparing for the Arrival of Autonomous Cars

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