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Tragic Philadelphia Crash Spurs Pledge for Positive Train Control

May 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Rail, Sensors

This week's tragic Amtrak crash in Philadelphia has renewed the scrutiny of aging infrastructure and has spurred a pledge from Amtrak's CEO Joe Boardman that Positive Train Control will be in place along the Northeast Corridor by the end of this year. Positive…

NTSB: Sensors Too Far Back In O’Hare Train Crash

April 8, 2014 - in Sensors, Transportation

A sensor for an automatic braking system was too close to the end of the track to prevent a crash at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, according…

Laser Scanning Helps Police Create 3D Virtual Models for Crush Damage Assessment

November 18, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

A state of the art laser scanner is helping Hertfordshire Police collect essential data which can be used to calculate the speed of impact of vehicles…

Train Derailment Due to Faulty GPS

February 5, 2013 - in Transportation

A train partially derailed after colliding with a tractor trailer, sending emergency officials and Hazmat crews to Westmoreland County on Tuesday morning. The impact was so intense it ripped the back of the tractor trailer off, derailed several locomotives…