OmniAir Hires Randy Roebuck to Serve as  Director of Technology and Certification

We are pleased to announce that Randy Roebuck, P.E. is joining OmniAir as a Director of Technology and Certification. In this role, Randy will be responsible for leading OmniAir’s connected vehicle and tolling certification programs. He will also serve as a subject matter expert on our various testing and certification projects. Randy joins OmniAir from […]

Automotive Cybersecurity Firm INTEGRITY Security Services Joins OmniAir

  OmniAir Consortium is pleased to announce that INTEGRITY Security Services (ISS), a Green Hills Software company, joined as an executive member. “As vehicles become more and more connected the issue of cybersecurity for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I), and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) connected vehicles devices are at the forefront of the discussion, and we are fortunate to […]

Connected Vehicle PlugFest – San Antonio, TX May 8-12

The next U.S. Department of Transportation PlugFest for Connected Vehicle technologies will take place May 8-12 at the Southwest Research Institute’s campus in San Antonio. The event, which will focus on device testing for DSRC V2X devices, promises to be very well attended. So far, over 160 attendees, representing 70 organizations from 16 countries have […]

USDOT Grant Opportunity; $60M Available; Grants up to $12M

Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Initiative The USDOT requested applications to develop model deployment sites for large-scale installation and operation of advanced transportation technologies to improve safety, efficiency, system performance, and infrastructure return on investment. The  deployments are expected to provide benefits in the form of: reduced traffic-related fatalities and injuries; reduced traffic […]

Summary of V2V Comments

Vehicle-to-Vehicle (“V2V”) Proposed Mandate Draws 477 Comments OmniAir Supports V2V Mandate and Provides Summary of Relevant Respondent Comments   On April 12, OmniAir Consortium filed comments in support of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requiring newly-manufactured light vehicles be equipped with Vehicle-to-Vehicle […]

USDOT Offers a Free Webinar on the Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) Program Solicitation

The USDOT’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will host a free webinar on the ATCMTD program solicitation. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Webinar Overview This webinar will provide information and accept questions regarding the ATCMTD program established by Section 6004 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation […]

OmniAir Supports NHTSA Proposed Rule for V2V Communications

WASHINGTON D.C., April 12, 2017 – OmniAir Consortium, the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification in ITS, tolling, and connected vehicles, today filed comments in support of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requiring newly-manufactured light vehicles be equipped with Vehicle-to-Vehicle […]

IT-Telecom and SGS Latest Corporations to Join OmniAir

OmniAir is pleased to announce two new members to our growing transportation technology association: IT-Telecom of Korea and inspection, verification and testing company, SGS of Switzerland. IT-Telecom is the leading vehicle-to-everything (V2X) and Intelligent Transport System (ITS) solutions company in Korea. ITT specializes in Dedicated Short Range Communication (DSRC) technology. ITT has supplied ITS systems […]

OmniAir Applauds General Motors – V2V Now Standard Equipment In Cadillac CTS

In September of 2014, General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced that Cadillac would begin offering advanced “intelligent and connected” vehicle technologies on certain 2017 model year vehicles at the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress in Detroit. Fast-forward to March 9, 2017, Cadillac, under Barra’s leadership, lived up to their claim and is introducing Vehicle-to-Vehicle […]

Changes Impacting H-1B Applications! April deadline approaching…are you ready?

  Many of OmniAir’s members utilize H-1B visas to hire high-skilled foreign employees for crucial engineering and technical jobs.   A recent change in premium processing of H-1B petitions may impact OmniAir’s members.   We thought it was important to provide information our members would find beneficial and therefore partnered with DC-based immigration law firm Syed Law Firm, […]