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An approach to using biometric technologies

16 March 2005 | By Keith Rhodes, Chief Technologist, U.S. Government Accountability Office and Richard Hung  Assistant Director, Centre for Technology and Engineering

Biometric technologies offer the future of security technology, but integrating cutting-edge technology alone may not automatically solve all your security problems. Here U.S. Government experts offer an approach that may help.

Handling the Olympics

16 March 2005 | By Michael Rumpf, Head of Baggage Handling Services, Athens International Airport (AIA)

According to the head of baggage handling at AIA, the immense demands placed on the baggage handling services during the 2004 Olympics prompted some unconventional solutions.

Accessible aircraft boarding

16 March 2005 | By Dr. Katharine Hunter-Zaworski, PE, Director of the National Center for Accessible Transportation

Although great strides have been made in the area of increasing accessibility to transport, it remains difficult for many people with disabilities to utilise air transport. The National Centre for Accessible Transportation (NCAT) aims to make air travel more pleasant, efficient and dignified for travellers, both with and without disabilities,…

Orchestrating airport operation

16 March 2005 | By Andrea Baroni, Head of Airport Operations, Unique and Jürgen Weder, Partner, Neuropie Consulting

How web-based application software is helping the airport operator Unique to carry out its management role at Zurich Airport.

Runway friction and strength research

16 March 2005 | By Adrian J. van Leest, Project Manager, CROW Research

This article from this Dutch research organisation outlines some of the recently finished and on-going projects dealing with airport pavement technology research in The Netherlands, including work on friction measurement devices and runway classification.

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