- LED Lighting: Toronto Pearson Int'l Airport is testing Safegate's new LED based airfield lighting fixture, the Safe LED IQ. The new SafeLED fixtures offer far more hours of operation compared to halogen, lower power consumption, and features low 6mm projection, according to the company. The all-in-one fixture is designed to minimize maintenance, as it contains a reduced number of components compared to traditional lighting and features a highly durable reinforced prism.
T E C H BYTES FROM BIOMETRICS TO BIOCRYPTICS SECURITY — Solar-Powered Hangar: A new (MDS) system is supplied by the Sensis Generation Airline Reservation System — Biocryptics: Braathens IT 60,000-square foot solar-powered han- Corporation, and uses multiple low- will cover reservations, inventory, tick- Solutions introduces a self-boarding gar at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, maintenance sensors to triangulate eting, and departure control, and will solution based on biocryptics; next- CA is considered to be an industry aircraft location based on transponder be completed over the next five years, generation biometrics. Fingerprints are first. The hangar’s photovoltaic pan- signals from the aircraft. according to a press release. translated into PKI-compatible crypto els provide enough energy to operate • www.navcanada.ca • www.sita.aero keys, and stored in a customer database. the building’s lights and to recharge The crypto key is then printed as a bar- electric-powered ground equipment. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Compiled by code creating a biometric link between a The $17 million LEED Platinum certi- — Airline Reservation System: assistant editor passenger and the boarding pass, allow- fied hangar is the first to attain such a Oracle and SITA have agreed to a Brad McAllister; ing offline verification without any use of high level of USGBC certification. 15-year partnership to develop the reach him at central servers, databases, or networks. — LED Lighting: Toronto Pearson most open and agile airline reservation Brad.McAllister@ • www.braathensitsolutions.com Int’l Airport is testing Safegate’s new system ever designed using service- cygnuspub.com. — Biometrics: Sagem Securite LED based airfield lighting fixture, the oriented architecture and advanced and Hitachi have partnered to devel- SafeLED IQ. The new SafeLED fixtures computing techniques. The Next op a multimode biometric recognition offer far more hours of operation com- module. The module recognizes the pared to halogen, lower power con- pattern of minute blood vessels while sumption, and features low 6mm pro- simultaneously processing fingerprint jection, according to the company. The data. The module meets requirements all-in-one fixture is designed to minimize for a wide range of applications includ- maintenance, as it contains a reduced ing access control, identity checks, and number of components compared to secure payments, says the company. traditional lighting and features a highly • www.sagem-securite.com durable reinforced prism. — Liquid Screening: T
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