automated identification system


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automated identification system

[‚ȯd·ə¦mād·əd ī‚den·tə·fə′ka·shən ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
In a data processing system, the use of a technology such as bar coding, image recognition, or voice recognition instead of keyboarding for data entry.
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The maritime version must have a 360-multi-mode maritime radar and automated identification system.
Additionally, ORBCOMM provides Automated Identification System (AIS) data services for vessel tracking and to improve maritime safety to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) donated a Connect WAN 3G cellular router, ORBCOMM and T-Mobile USA provided free wireless services, and L-3 Aviation Recorders donated a PROTEC Automated Identification System (AIS) Transceiver.
Additionally, for the first time, TSS incorporates vessel latitude and longitude information supplied by the Automated Identification System (AIS) onboard the feeder vessels transporting the containers from Walvis Bay to Cape Town.
In addition, OSI will supply new systems and software for the initial deployment of the Automated Identification System for the Royal Navy.
Cross Match Services will process fingerprints through the FBI's Integrated Automated Identification System (IAFIS) through various state police Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS), or any other FBI-approved job applicant clearing house, such as the American Bankers Association, the Clearing House, the National Association of Securities Dealers, the American Association of Airport Executives, the Office of Personnel Management and others.
The sensors will include radar, night vision video cameras, enhanced VHF-FM radio coverage and the monitoring of transponder-equipped vessels through the Automated Identification System (AIS).
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