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2011-01-26 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford is rapidly expanding its commitment to intelligent vehicles that wirelessly talk to each other, warning of potential dangers to enhance safety and flag impending traffic congestion to help improve the environment Intelligent vehicles could potentially help in 81 percent of all police-reported light-vehicle crashes involving unimpaired drivers, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report Ford is building the...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

Vienna, December 1, 2010. Kapsch TrafficCom AG yesterday concluded the acquisition of MARK IV IVHS, which includes operations in the United States, in Canada and in Mexico, from subsidiaries of MARK IV, LLC, for a purchase price of approximately USD 70 million (approximately EUR 53 million). The acquisition of the largest equipment supplier for electronic toll collection (ETC) systems in North America is further evidence of Kapsch TrafficCom's firm commitment to the North American market....

2010-11-02 12:53:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISNS) announced today that Dan Skites has been appointed as the company's vice president of sales and marketing. Mr. Skites will report to Ken Aubrey, company president and CEO. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050512/CGISSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050512/CGISSLOGO) Mr. Skites was most recently with Global Traffic Technologies where he was Business Development...

2010-10-26 16:00:00

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISNS), announced today that its Hong Kong based subsidiary Flow Traffic Limited was awarded a contract to supply radar detection systems to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. The contract is part of infrastructure improvements required for the Asian Games, a major sporting event to be held in November in Guangzhou. The project will provide real time traffic guidance and journey time information with the...

2010-09-13 09:00:00

TORONTO, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MARK IV IVHS (MARK IV), a global technology leader and innovator of Intelligent Transportation Systems, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with OHL Concesiones (Obrascon Huerte Lain) to deploy its latest RFID technology on major toll roads in Mexico City. The agreement includes providing MARK IV's new JANUS® high-performance, multiprotocol reader and Total System Performance Management Services. The Viaducto...

2010-09-07 09:30:00

TORONTO, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MARK IV IVHS, a global technology leader and innovator of Intelligent Transportation Systems, will be showcasing several industry solutions including its recently introduced JANUS® Multiprotocol Reader at The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association's (IBTTA) 78th Annual Meeting and Exhibition. The JANUS Multiprotocol Reader incorporates the company's core JANUS technology with multiprotocol "plug n play" reader modules...

2010-08-30 08:00:00

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association, and its members are advancing the way technology is deployed in mass transit and road traffic computing and communications systems. By incorporating new security, wireless, sensor, robotics and other technologies into intelligent transport systems, IEEE is enabling a smarter, safer consumer travel experience. IEEE members globally are employing wireless communications systems and robot...

2010-07-15 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with the Department of Transportation, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will refine and validate the requirements and architecture of a new communications infrastructure, named IntelliDrive(SM), which will ultimately permit safety and traffic systems to communicate. This 15 month contract is valued at approximately $2.6 million. Leveraging the potentially transformative capabilities of wireless technology to make surface transportation safer,...

2010-05-13 07:30:00

WOODBRIDGE, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), the industry leader in video management and image analytic software, and which recently expanded its SecurOS License Plate Recognition (LPR) system to all fifty U.S. states, commented today on the attempted bombing in Times Square on May 1st, and Mayor Bloomberg's call for more "smart cameras." The Mayor is in London this week to observe the highly intelligent camera system known as the "ring of steel" that is...

2010-05-05 11:30:00

HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), the largest university-based transportation research agency in the U.S., have agreed to collaborate on research and development of intelligent transportation projects in Texas and beyond. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The agreement will bring together research scientists and engineers from IBM and TTI researchers, faculty and students, who will work with...


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