Product Spotlights

May 18, 2006
Product descriptions of equipment are offered as a service to readers and are not intended as an endorsement.

The following product descriptions of equipment are offered as a service to readers and are not intended as an endorsement. To obtain more information on any item listed, contact the manufacturer.

Equip, Inc.-manufactures fabric security covers designed to protect/secure airport retail concession carts at night from theft, dust, and debris. Equip, Inc. covers are made using durable nylon fabric, and include lockable coated metal cables and heavy duty zippers. Each cover comes with an attached storage duffel for added convenience when not in use. Volume discounts and payment terms are available;

Sky Assist-offers the BagAssist suite of software. Designed to get bags to passengers faster and with greater security, while providing automated functions, intuitive graphical user interface, and reduced training time. BagAssist has date syntax validation, verification of mandatory fields, help tips, and warning messages to anticipate and eliminate human errors before sending the information to WorldTracer. The airline information pages increase operational efficiency, and by having data available online, agents are always up-to-date with changes or special restrictions, making training and integration of new agents much easier;

Puretech Systems-completes installation of its PureActiv solution at Science Applications International Corporation’s (SAIC) Public Safety Integration Center (PSIC). Located in McLean, Va., SAIC’s PSIC is a laboratory, test bed, and prototype demonstration facility that is used to illustrate the successful integration of capabilities and expertise from SAIC with vendors, service providers, and the federal government to suit specific customer needs. PureActiv is a field-proven wide-area video surveillance solution designed to protect critical infrastructure and lives at airports, seaports, subways, utilities, and other facilities with expansive or geographically dispersed operations. By leveraging several advanced technologies including Geographic Information Systems, advanced video scene analysis, and a policy-based detection and notification rules engine, PureActiv equips security personnel with specific information and tools needed to properly respond to security threats;

Flightview-a provider of accurate real-time flight information, was selected by Memphis International Airport to manage new real-time flight data services for its website. Memphis will add Access netFIDS (Flight Information Display System) to its public website, giving the public access to key flight status information. Visitors to the Memphis International Airport homepage ( access a customized FlightView netFIDS web page where the latest available flight status information for arrivals and departures is presented. Visitors can sort flights to quickly locate their flight of interest and then click through to view the technical details of the flight, including ETA, speed, altitude, and an informative map image showing the actual position of the flight along its route;

Nec Display Solutions-offers flight information display systems (FIDS). Designed for remarkable brightness and contrast, mounting capabilities, and the advanced features of the Digital Signage Technology Suite (DSTS), MultiSync® Large-Screen LCDs (32”, 40” and 46”) are designed for airport applications;