Techbytes Jun11

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Shared-use Infrastructure

Air-Transport IT Services, Inc. (AirIT), announces that it will provide it’s EASE shared-use infrastructure platform solution to the Sioux Falls Regional Airport. AirIT’s shared-use airline check-in system will allow any equipped ticket counter or gate podium to be utilized by any airline operating on the system. Initially, American Airlines, Allegiant, and Delta Airlines will utilize the EASE equipped facilities. Frontier Airlines will also use the system when it begins service in July;


Signature Flight Support Corporation sent its first tweet at EBACE 2011. The inaugural post encourages customers and industry stakeholders to follow @SignatureFBO on Twitter. Plans call for this micro-blogging service to become a key method for Signature customers to receive up-to-the-minute information on the FBO’s 100-plus global locations;

Spectrometry Technology

Morpho Detection, Inc., part of Morpho, Safran group’s security business, announces a definitive agreement to acquire Syagen Technology, Inc. of Tustin, Calif. Syagen is a leading mass spectrometry technology development company for security applications. The acquisition of Syagen strengthens Morpho Detection’s (MDI) position as the a leading provider of explosives and narcotics trace detection solutions for the homeland security market. Combining Syagen’s technologies with MDI’s global commercial and service reach is expected to generate strong growth potential and offer enhanced explosives trace detection capability, especially against emerging non-conventional explosives threats;


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