2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class brings automated valet parking to Stuttgart airport

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Mercedes-Benz and its technology partner Bosch have not been shy about their collective desire to bring automated valet parking to the masses, and thanks to the city of Stuttgart and the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, that future is inching closer to reality.

Mercedes-Benz announced on Monday that it, Bosch and parking-garage operator Apcoa will deploy an automated valet parking (AVP) system at the Stuttgart Airport’s P6 parking garage. According to the automaker, there’s an optional “pre-installation” for its flagship 2021 S-Class that will eventually enable something called Intelligent Park Pilot, which will give the car the ability to park itself based on a smartphone command, a first for the industry.

Here’s how it will work. Behind the entrance to Stuttgart’s P6 garage, there will be a space for AVP users to leave their car. After confirming the car is ready to park, the vehicle will

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Sydney Airport names new technology chief – Training & Development

Sydney Airport has appointed Sidone Thomas as general manager, technology, data and digital, replacing Nick Watts, the former general manager of technology. 

Thomas joined the airport in July 2019 as general manager, customer strategy and digital to lead the development of an end-to-end customer experience strategy. 

Prior to that, she spent 12 years at commercial property business GPT Group, beginning in marketing before being promoted into customer experience, digital and innovation roles.

Before joining Sydney Airport, Thomas was the head of digital and marketing at GPT Group for more than three years. 

Thomas replaces Sydney Airport’s general manager of technology Nick Watts, who announced he is leaving his role after four-and-a-half years at Australia’s busiest airport. 

Over the weekend, Watts posted on LinkedIn he would be taking a short break “then looking forward to a new challenge.” 

“It’s time for me to move on from Sydney Airport, and even though

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Airport Getting $22 Million State-Of-The-Art Fire Station

To support growth at the airport and in San Jose, plans are under way to build a $22 million state-of-the-art fire station at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.

Fire Station 20, which has operated at the airport for about 60 years, will be replaced with a new building, updated equipment and technology, and expand to serve downtown and freeways in the downtown corridor.

Mayor Sam Liccardo said that as the city will be densifying its core, the station is critical to keeping thousands of new residents and workers safe.


“We need to continue to invest in this airport, to shine this jewel,” Liccardo said.

City Manager Dave Sykes said the airport is an important center for employment and a critical economic driver.

Erica Ray, a San Jose Fire Department spokesperson, said although Fire Station 20 has been enlarged in the past, it’s at the point where it has

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Edmonton Airport to host trial of new COVID-19 testing technology

In partnership with GLC Medical Inc., Edmonton Airport will run clinical trials of a new COVID-19 test that provides results in one minute.

Edmonton International Airport (YEG) has been chosen as the exclusive location to trial a new COVID-19 test that can produce results in seconds.  

In partnership with GLC Medical (GLCM) Inc. – a subsidiary of Graphene Leaders Canada (GLC) Inc. – Edmonton Airport will host clinical trials with this new technology that has the potential to have global implications for COVID-19 testing.

GLC COVID-19 test kit

Credit: GLC Medical – Prototype of the rapid COVID-19 testing unit.

The test is conducted with a handheld unit that takes a saliva sample from a person and is expected to tell if someone has COVID-19 in under one minute, compared to other tests with longer laboratory-based waiting periods for results. This test promises many advantages, from its ease of use to the elimination of the

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The Installed Base of Airport Asset Tracking Systems will Reach 0.5 Million Units in 2024

DUBLIN, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “The Airport Asset Tracking Market – 3rd Edition” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

An increasing number of companies have introduced asset tracking and management solutions which can be used to keep track of airport assets and improve the efficiency of ground handling operations and maintenance routines. This report estimates that the global installed base of active airport asset tracking systems was over 0.2 million units in 2019. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4 percent, the active installed base is estimated to reach close to 0.5 million units worldwide in 2024. This includes all airport asset tracking systems deployed for various motorised ground support equipment (GSE), non-motorised equipment (NME) as well as other applicable airport assets including on-road vehicles used in airport environments. The definition of an airport asset tracking solution covers systems based on various technologies

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Can airport testing and Covid immunity passports unlock travel?

In the current Covid-created travel maze, passengers face constantly shifting rules as airports, countries and even airlines impose their own restrictions on who can cross international borders.



Respiratory therapist Diana Vega from University Medical Center of Southern Nevada collects coronavirus (COVID-19) tests in specimen sampling tubes during a preview of a new COVID-19 testing site inside Cashman Center on August 3, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. UMC and the Nevada National Guard will operate the site in partnership with the city of Las Vegas beginning tomorrow. This weekend, Nevada passed the 50,000 mark in reported positive COVID-19 cases.


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Respiratory therapist Diana Vega from University Medical Center of Southern Nevada collects coronavirus (COVID-19) tests in specimen sampling tubes during a preview of a new COVID-19 testing site inside Cashman Center on August 3, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. UMC and the Nevada National Guard will operate the site in partnership with the city of Las Vegas beginning tomorrow. This weekend, Nevada passed the 50,000 mark in reported positive COVID-19 cases.



a man wearing a hat: Family medicine Dr Nandini Sathi swabs Ander Malevran for his COVID test. Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images


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Family medicine Dr Nandini Sathi swabs Ander Malevran for his COVID test. Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Testing has been adopted by various places as a key to allowing transit, leading to more widespread calls from the travel industry to

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Global Airport Information Technology Market 2020:

Global Info Research has recently published a report, titled [Global Airport Information Technology Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025]. The research report provides an in-depth explanation of the various factors that are likely to drive the market. It discusses the future of the market by studying the historical details. Analysts have studied the ever-changing market dynamics to evaluate their impact on the overall market. In addition, the report also discusses the segments present in the market. Primary and secondary research methodologies have been used to provide the readers with an accurate and precise understanding of the overall Airport Information Technology market. Analysts have also given readers an unbiased opinion about the direction companies will take during the forecast period.

The research report also includes the global market figures that provide historical data as well as estimated figures. It gives a clear picture of the growth

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Advanced Airport Technologies Market 2020 Size, Future Demand, Global Research, Top Leading player, Emerging Trends, Region by Forecast to 2027

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Sep 18, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
The global Advanced Airport Technologies market is segregated on the basis of Type as Airport Management Software, Airport Communications, Passenger, Baggage and Cargo Handling Control Systems, Airport Digital Signage Systems, Landing Aids, Guidance and Lighting, and Car Parking Systems.

The Advanced Airport Technologies Market is expected to exceed more than US$ 29.9 Billion by 2024 at a CAGR of 5.1% in the given forecast period.

Browse Full Report: https://www.marketresearchengine.com/advanced-airport-technologies-market

The global Advanced Airport Technologies market report provides geographic analysis covering regions, such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The Advanced Airport Technologies market for each region is further segmented for major countries including the U.S., Canada, Germany, the U.K., France, Italy, China, India, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, and others.

 

Prior, entire body imaging systems were utilized at airport

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