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What Drives Efficiency at Ports?

February 05, 2017by Don Berchoff This week, TruWeather Solutions attended the American Association of Port Authorities Convention in Miami, Fl.  Bethann Rooney, Assistant Director, Port Commence Department, The Port Authority of New York and Steve Cernak, Chief Executive/Port Director at Port Everglades, articulated thought-provoking case studies during the session, “Enhance Efficiency in and Around Your…
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Micro-Weather Data Fusion Can Accelerate Fielding of Autonomous Transportation Systems

December 18, 2016by Don Berchoff This week the Unmanned Systems Institute Conference on unmanned aerial vehicles, and semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicles was held in San Diego, CA.  The conference was more akin to a workshop, where industry technologists with car and unmanned aerial vehicle equipment manufacturers and sensor manufacturers; guidance and communications systems experts; investment…
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The Risk of Summertime Heat to Worker and Patron Safety

July 19, 2016by Jason R. Anderson With July comes the most oppressive, continuous heat of the summer, which is a danger to outdoor workers and activities.  The current conditions across the Central and Eastern US only validate July is here in full force.  The combination of heat, humidity and outdoor tasks can make patrons and workers…
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Be Weather Aware and Have a Safe 4th of July!

July 01, 2016by Jason R. Anderson According to AAA, over 43 million Americans will hit the road this weekend for Independence Day and will experience fireworks, concerts, carnivals, sporting events and many other summertime activities. With all this outdoor activity, there is no better time to remind event promoters, planners and managers about outdoor weather…
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Are Human Forecasters still needed?

June 18, 2016 by Don Berchoff If those who see the impending demise of weather forecasters (ARSTechnica Article Link ) talk with operational meteorologists–folks who have the immense responsibility to produce warnings and forecasts in real time–the general consensus would likely be that until automated forecasts are able to forecast the weather that matters most to…
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Private vs Public

June 13, 2016by Don Berchoff Producing weather warnings to ensure the safety and security of Americans is a government function, where consistent information is vital for preparation, response and recovery.  Alternatively, increased generation of weather data from sensors and forecast models in the private sector, along with improved fusion of weather data and analytics for…
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A Visit to Capitol Hill

May 24, 2016 by Don Berchoff Last week, we accompanied the American Meteorological Society (AMS) on a visit to Capitol Hill for the AMS Congressional Visit Day (CVD).  The program was run by the staff at the AMS Policy Program Office, led by Ya’el Seid-Green.The goals of CVDs are to:Help AMS members learn about Congress;Build…
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There Will Be 20 Million Self-Driving Cars On the Road by 2025

December 03, 2015 by Don Berchoff The article specifically calls out weather as a challenge to overcome in safely operating self-driving vehicles.  There are no affordable technologies to implement a true all-weather driverless car today.  TruWeather Solutions is partnering with industry leaders in the weather and traffic business to help tackle this challenge with unique…
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