|Video Technology Magazine||February 2005|
"According to the Federal Highway Administration, a train strikes a vehicle or a pedestrian at a rail crossing approximately every 2 hours in the United States."
On Jan 26th a Metrolink commuter train collided with and SUV and then with a second train in Los Angeles. I was almost on that very train that morning!
The most obvious is these Cheap 2.4 GHz wireless cameras.
Place them at the intersections and give the engineer Driving the train some TV monitors of the upcoming intersections. If one wanted to get a bit fancier DVR functionality and AI or pattern recognition to see if an object is in the way. Retroreflective Materials could be used to make spotting obstacles trivial.
TrainCamera.com Wireless Video Systems for Monitoring Railway Intersections
Locomotive Camera Chat about using camera in Planes and Trains.
People are using a video camera and video streaming to fight crime.
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burglar kindly provided a clear image of his face during the robbery.
A house burglar was caught after the theft of the computer running the webcam.
I had a similar incidence with the early livecam back in 1996 at the cyberjava internet cafe in Venice Beach, CA. A lap top was capturing images an ftping them onto a web site, the laptop vanished, and the last photo it took was the guy down the street leaning over unhooking it. We were luck because we never kept the old images, just kept overwritting the same image over and over.
UPN has announced that they are canceling Enterprise. It only had 25 Million Viewers!!! By Internet standards, we should only be so lucky.
Several groups of fans are comming to gether to try to privately continue the series
New P2P , IPTV VOD technology can be used to distribute commercial based TV content at much lower cost. I believe there is enough demand and revenue to pay for production costs of new show even.
See a page I am starting for this, Save Star Trek Enterprise
What McDonald’s has missed here is subtle yet obvious. For years they have saved millions of people time and effort by passing food orders through a window in the side of their restaurants. The ubiquitous drive-thru window has spread from banks to restaurants to pharmacies and even liquor stores. So much so that Americans now wish to do as much as possible from the driver’s seat of their vehicles. The RedBox failed because, while it offered 24/7 access, people had to get out of their vehicles to use them. Given this configuration people would decide that stopping, parking getting out making the purchase and then getting back in their vehicle was too much hassle.
From what I can see, it looks like they were shut down by the Federal Trade Commission.
Stay away from AED. They are a ripoff
There were selling Rental Machines from 2 italian companies V & L and Riello. I actulay visited the Riello - Technoware factory in Verona Italy late last year along with several other companies that make DVD Rental Machines there.
They make a decent system, although it's not the best one that I came across. The Riello was actualy musical when it's stepper motors moved.
If anyone need technical support, for maintaining these machine or aquiring new ones, please contact me.
Chairman Sien noted that "Alpha Spacecom is expanding rapidly. According to China Digital Film Company, China will overtake the United States in the number of digital theaters by the end of 2005 with more than 150 digital cinemas in China projected. Further, the number of digital cinemas in the country is expected to reach 1,000 within a few years. And as our Company is also involved in the satellite distribution of entertainment media, including film, theater, live music and sporting events, in China, we require a high level of experienced corporate executives to administer our growing business in Asia and soon, in the United States and Europe."
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