Mineta San Jose International Airport Selected to Test New Perimeter Intrusion Detection and Deterrence Technologies

Mineta San Jose International Airport Selected to Test New Perimeter Intrusion Detection and Deterrence Technologies

The Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport was selected by the Transportation Security Administration to test new airport perimeter intrusion detection and deterrence technologies, announced U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) and Eric Swalwell (D-Castro Valley) Sept. 18. During...
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Garmin Announces Availability of Cost-effective Navigation Databases for South America

Garmin Announces Availability of Cost-effective Navigation Databases for South America

Garmin is pleased to announce the addition of new, cost-effective Garmin Navigation Database information for South America. This database provides database updates across all Garmin avionics and a portable in a single aircraft. The Garmin Navigation Database p...
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ST Engineering Moves Into Nacelle Production

ST Engineering Moves Into Nacelle Production

The Singapore-based company has acquired nacelle manufacturing specialist MRAS from GE. MRO provider ST Engineering has significantly enhanced its production capabilities by agreeing to acquire nacelle manufacturer MRAS from GE for $630 million. “The prop...
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Collinson Invests in Airport Digital-Commerce Platform Grab

Collinson Invests in Airport Digital-Commerce Platform Grab

Collinson on Sept. 11, announced a significant investment in Grab, the airport e-commerce platform. Providing mobile order-ahead capabilities at airports across the UK and US, Grab allows travelers to skip the queue and increases the potential customer base fo...
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Virgin Atlantic explores augmented reality app for cabin crew training

Virgin Atlantic explores augmented reality app for cabin crew training

Virgin Atlantic is introducing innovative training technology that allows the airline’s cabin crew to use augmented reality to familiarize themselves with new aircraft. Using an iOS app, cabin crew use augmented reality to walk through and acquaint themselve...
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Cyberattack risk poses biggest threat to airports, aviation

Cyberattack risk poses biggest threat to airports, aviation

“In today’s modern and technologically advanced airports, there are virtually no areas or functions that do not rely at some level on a digital network”, TPA EVP-IT and general counsel Michael Stephens said. “The operational importance of these systems...
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Embracing the Internet of Things

Embracing the Internet of Things

Airports are in an advent of technology and are seeing exciting innovation with the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT improves and interconnects technology, shifting the focus from people-to-people to thing-to-thing communication. In the end, though, the goal ...
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Airport Wireless Trends and the Road to the Connected Future

Airport Wireless Trends and the Road to the Connected Future

Wi-Fi has become the fabric of our connected lives. As any airport pro knows, passengers now expect wireless connectivity at every step of their journey. Staying ahead of airport wireless trends is imperative as innovation is accelerating faster than ever...
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Embrace Remote Connectivity For Inspections

Embrace Remote Connectivity For Inspections

Take technology that allows remotely viewing an article, engine or aircraft with the same (and often better) visibility than viewing on premises. We now have instant two-way audio and visual capability with zoom and other functions that would allow almost...
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Simulation Software to Solve Certification Challenges in Additive Manufacturing

Simulation Software to Solve Certification Challenges in Additive Manufacturing

Vextec is hoping to solve the challenges of certification in additive manufacturing (AM) with its predictive VPS-MICRO software for metallic component durability. Traditional component fatigue testing involves exposing manufactured parts to repeated cyclical s...
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