The Transportation Security Administration’s new training device, which tracks security officers’ eyes as they scan images, will not get in the way of human instruction, according to Eric Houser, director of the Mission Analysis Division within TSA’s Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis. […]
The Department of Transportation is holding off on creating new rules for automated vehicles and unmanned aerial systems because of President Donald Trump’s limit on new regulations, according to DOT officials.[…]
Former Transportation CIO Richard McKinney details how he helped the agency transition to the cloud.
Clear, a New York City-based biometrics company, is rolling out biometric pods to major airports across the country.
In an interview with MeriTalk, David Cohen, Clear’s chief administrative officer, shared how the tech works and why it benefits airports and fliers alike–plus his thoughts for the future of biometrics.
The Federal Aviation Administration has registered 690,000 unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, since late 2015. This drone influx has created a new set of data management challenges, according to FAA officials.[…]
Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., is optimistic about getting support from President Donald Trump on a plan to privatize the Federal Aviation Administration. Shuster proposed last year that air traffic controllers and FAA modernization staff should become a Federally chartered nonprofit organization run by a board of directors. The plans would sever about 14,000 air traffic […] […]
The Department of Transportation on Thursday designated 10 new testing sites for autonomous vehicles.[…]
The Department of Transportation released its Five-Year Research, Development, and Technology plan, which shows that the operating administrations under the DOT umbrella have their own plans.[…]
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to give the single contract award for its Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center Information Technology Support Services in September 2017.[…]
The Department of Transportation issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would enable vehicle manufacturers to install technology that allows cars to talk to each other in order to avoid crashes.[…]
The Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued proposed guidelines on how to prevent drivers from becoming distracted by mobile devices.[…]
One of the most common commercial drone waiver requests concerns permission to fly at night, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, which has rejected 71 waiver requests and 854 applications because of inaccurate or incomplete information.[…]
The future of drones depends on a built-in incentive for safety, users’ understanding of what they can and can’t do with drones, and an ongoing conversation in government about evolving as the industry evolves, according to Anthony Foxx, secretary of the Department of Transportation.[…]
The White House released a report on artificial intelligence (AI) and a National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan on Wednesday that address the state of AI and the progress that will be made.[…]
The White House announced the creation of 29 tools Thursday that use Federal and local data to address problems identified by Federal agencies as part of the Opportunity Project, an open data effort to improve economic mobility for all Americans.[…]