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Pittsburgh Airport and CMU to develop new aviation systems

April 23, 2018 / Airport-technology

US-based Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) has partnered with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to develop new systems and technologies for the aviation sector. The partnership is based on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between PIT operator Allegheny County Airport Authority and CMU. As part of the MoU, CMU’s Metro21: Smart Cities Institute faculty and students will research, develop and deploy a range of new projects across PIT. The innovations are expected to improve traveller experiences and operations at the airport. CMU president Farnam Jahanian said: “Pittsburgh International Airport plays a critical role in our economy and shares our vision for making the Pittsburgh region a model for communities across the world. “This agreement will help our Metro21 Institute to continue and expand data-driven projects in a real-world setting. “With strengths at the nexus of technology and humanity, CMU is uniquely positioned to collaborate with aviation...