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Gen Tech IB Test Slam

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Gen Tech IB Test Slam

  1. 1. Gentech Slam Terms<br />Campbell Glass<br />
  2. 2. Business: Transportation<br />
  3. 3. Reservation Systems<br />Computerized System<br />Stores, retrieves, and manipulates information<br />Often related to Airline Companies<br />Connect ticketing information<br />Can also be used to rent cars, book hotel rooms<br />Provide network infrastructure and organization<br />
  4. 4. Luggage Processing<br />“The act of transporting luggage from its place of origin to its final destination”<br />Tech Aspects:<br />Automated carts move luggage independantly (DCVs)<br />Automated scanners for labels<br />Powerful computer systems track bag locations, travelers’ schedules, plane schedules, and control the machine aspects of the system.<br />
  5. 5. Navigation<br />GPS<br />Satellites determine locations<br />Map routes<br />Keep from getting lost<br />Geocaching<br />Treasure hunting with GPS around the world<br />Get coordinates, go look<br />
  6. 6. Scheduling and Distribution<br />Business application!<br />Computer programs<br />Organize production aspects of a business<br />Ex: deliveries, inspection<br />Can help agencies coordinate and save both time and resources<br />
  7. 7. Traffic Simulation<br />Electronic modeling of a road, highway, or area of transportation<br />Helps design roads<br />Predicts congestion<br />Sometimes accidents<br />Helps study complicated things<br />
  8. 8. Smart Roads and Cars<br />Cars<br />Can parallel park themselves<br />Sensory functions around them<br />Possible “autopilot” car could be coming out soon<br />Road<br />Test road in Virginia<br />Can have artificial weather<br />Test light and other conditions including terrain<br />
  9. 9. Fuel Efficiency<br />Computers can regulate many aspects<br />Car speed to keep more constant<br />Help optimize fuel efficiency<br />Also in fuel storage/transport<br />Can analyze and discover problems<br />
  10. 10. Traffic Safety Systems<br />Collision detection systems<br />Rear view back-up systems<br />Traffic reports<br />Speed restrictors in cars<br />Anti-lock brakes<br />Also air bags<br />
  11. 11. Data Logging<br />Automated collection of information<br />Or<br />A device that records data over time/in relation to location<br />
  12. 12. Some have keyboards or other inputs<br />Others are completely stand alone<br />
  13. 13. Can cost between $25 and $Thousands<br />but<br />Can constantly collect data<br />
  14. 14. Black Box<br />
  15. 15. Seismographs<br />

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