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Autonomous airfield inspection vehicle showcased by Greater Toronto Airports Authority

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The solution demonstrated by Honda, Illuminex AI, Genwave Technologies, Cisco and Eagle Aerospace on Tuesday would alert the GTAA to potential safety or security issues.

(CNW Group/Greater Toronto Airports Authority)

TORONTO — The Greater Toronto Airports Authority, in collaboration with technology leaders, showcased an autonomous perimeter inspection solution that aims to keep airport runways, taxiways and security fences safe.

The solution demonstrated by Honda, Illuminex AI, Genwave Technologies, Cisco and Eagle Aerospace on Tuesday would alert the GTAA to potential safety or security issues. The solution provides an opportunity for employees to work with technology-driven solutions to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of airfield operations.

“Toronto Pearson is proud to be a leader when it comes to investing in technology that will enhance the efficiency of our operations,” said Brian Tossan, Chief Technology Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority. “Airports are constantly under pressure to ensure the safety of passengers, airplanes and operations, and we are always working with industry-leading partners to make sure we’re investing in a safe and efficient airport for everyone.”

“Honda continues to expand into new areas of business where our advanced technologies will make people’s lives better,” said Jay Joseph, Vice-President, Sustainability & Business Development at American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “Our demonstration of the autonomous airfield perimeter inspection leverages the Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle’s versatility as a mobility platform and aims to create new value for airfield operations.”

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