August 07, 2018

NCMS to Open New Manufacturing Center in Maryland »

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) is pleased to announce plans to establish a new manufacturing innovation center in Harford County, Maryland.  Focusing on developing next-generation industrial additive manufacturing, materials, and processes, this facility will house leading engineers and the world’s most powerful production technology. 

August 18, 2014

New Mobile Passport Control App Available »

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the launch of the first authorized app to expedite a traveler’s entry process into the United States.

August 27, 2013

What are Serious Games? »

What is your background in games development? 

I had 20 Years developing simulation games for Microprose and other major publishers. I have spent a lifetime playing games and designing/developing computer and board games.

July 24, 2013

A New World, Right Before Your Eyes »

Virtual reality has been a field in computer graphics for some time now. However, due to technology limitations it has never realized the dream of its proponents and enthusiasts. Recently, current advances in technology may have VR on the cusp of reaching its full potential.

March 05, 2013

The Increasing Importance of Big Data »

The View from RTR, is a series from technical leaders at RTR Technologies on recent trends, findings, and discoveries in the field of Operations Research.

A common goal across all sectors, both public and private, is to optimize the success of current processes and systems with limited resources available. To efficiently approach this issue, research into current operations is often necessary.

January 26, 2013

RTR helps local firm develop new Apple iPad application »

Exploring the many amenities Baltimore’s Inner Harbor has to offer just got a whole lot easier.  With the creation of Baltimore Insite, an interactive 3D mapping service created by Ayers Saint Gross (ASG) subsidiary Virtual Destinations for the Apple iPad, convention and visitor bureaus now have the ability to create high quality 3D visualizations that allow potential customers to ‘virtually’ tour a city. 

January 26, 2013

Macroeconomics is driving innovation at RTR and most likely your decision making process as well. »

We live in extraordinary times. 

Consider the multitude of issues we currently face as a country.  The lasting effects of the financial crisis brought on by a housing bubble.  A resulting credit crunch that constrained consumer purchasing power and put downward pressure on an economy that is nearly 70% dependent on consumer spending.  Record high unemployment that continues to inhibit normal levels of economic growth. 

September 15, 2011

CBP Preps Traveling Public for Enhanced Pedestrian Entry System »

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Paso Del Norte (PDN) international crossing in El Paso have initiated work on a system which will result in more efficient processing of arriving pedestrian traffic. The pilot project uses biometric data (fingerprints) to expedite the pedestrian entry process. It is expected to launch later this year.

June 07, 2011

IATA’s three lane “checkpoint of the Future” unveiled »

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled its first mock-up of its idea of the futuristic security checkpoint to delegates at its 67th Annual General Meeting and World Transport Summit in Singapore. The checkpoint, said the organization, is designed to enhance security while reducing queues and intrusive searches at airports, with intelligence-driven risk-based measures.

May 05, 2011

CBP’s Trusted Traveler Programs Reach One Million Members »

“CBP’s Trusted Traveler Programs support one of our core missions, to facilitate trade and travel by expediting low-risk, frequent travelers’ entry process into the U.S. when arriving at our ports of entry,” said CBP Commissioner Alan D. Bersin. “We encourage frequent travelers to join the one million members and apply to the Trusted Traveler Program that will best match their travel needs.”