Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Salesforce Introduces Unified Payment System for LA Travelers; Dave Rey Quoted

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in California has implemented a Salesforce-powered unified payment system for local commuters to pay for travel through a single digital hub. Publicis.Sapient helped LA Metro architect and launch the TAPforce on the Salesforce Platform to serve as a “one-stop shop” for payment transactions and program registrations across …

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Lockheed Martin Subsidiary Delivers 2 Black Hawk Helicopters for LA Fire Dept

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has completed the delivery of two S-70i Black Hawk helicopters that will be modified into a specialized configuration for the use of the Los Angeles county’s fire department. The turnover ceremony for the future Firehawk-configuration aircraft occurred in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Lockheed said Wednesday. Thomas Ewald, deputy fire chief of the …

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General Dynamics to Continue Software Modernization Support for Navy Submarine Combat System

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business unit has received a $36.7 million contract modification to continue to help the U.S. Navy modernize software for tactical control system of the military branch’s submarines. The Defense Department said Friday the contract modification exercises the eighth option year of a previously awarded contract to support …

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Huntington Ingalls Transfers 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Final Testing

Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched the U.S. Navy‘s future Indiana submarine into James River and transferred the watercraft from a construction facility to a pier managed by the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division in preparation for final crew certification, outfitting and testing. Indiana, dubbed as SSN 789, will represent the 16th Virginia-class submarine of the Navy …

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CGI to Provide Cloud Hosting, Digital App Services for LA Govt’s Financial Systems

CGI has secured a 10-year, $43 million contract to provide cloud-hosting and managed digital application services for Los Angeles City’s accounting, budgeting and financial reporting systems. CGI said Tuesday it will deliver its Managed Advantage offering, which serves as the company’s managed service for its CGI Advantage enterprise resource planning system. Managed Advantage …

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DOE to Fund 14 Window Coating Devt Projects Through SHIELD Program

The Energy Department has awarded $31 million in total funds to support 14 window coating and windowpane development projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy's Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design program. DOE said Monday ARPA-E's SHIELD program seeks to retrofit single-pane windows through the development of novel window coatings …

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ARPA-E Funds Xerox PARC Mobile App Project for Energy-Saving Travel

PARC has received funds from the Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop a mobile application model that will cater to individual travelers and drive energy savings in transportation. Under ARPA-E’s Traveler Response Architecture using Novel Signaling for Network Efficiency in Transportation program, the Xerox-owned company said Tuesday it will partner with …

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Siemens Set to Break Ground on “˜Zero-Emission Corridor'

Siemens AG will soon start construction on an e-highway project designed to reduce air pollution in California's traffic-prone areas. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has approved the test route close to the state's largest ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach, Siemens said Wednesday. The company will collaborate …

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