easyJet has unveiled a prototype called “Sneakairs”, which could help travellers navigate new destinations with ease thanks to embedded technology.
FTE speaks to Laila Ben Salah, KLM’s Manager Product Innovation, about the final Spencer demonstration in which the robot interacted with passengers at AMS.
FTE takes a look at a variety of solutions, ranging from offsite self-tagging and wayfinding apps to single biometric tokens and autonomous transportation.
The MIA Airport Official 2.0 app is integrated with Miami International Airport’s beacon infrastructure and features “blue-dot”, step-by-step directions.
The updated TAV Mobile app offers access to real-time retail offers and a language translation function for travellers flying from 11 of TAV’s airports.
KLM has launched operational trials of the project robot Spencer, which is being developed to guide passengers through the airport terminal.
Passengers flying to or from Istanbul Atatürk Airport can now familiarise themselves with the terminals online using Google Street View maps.
The first Interactive Airport Desk has been installed in Terminal 1 at Frankfurt Airport and can provide passengers with bespoke information and directions.
Interactive indoor maps are now available at seven of United’s US hubs, while beacon-enabled wayfinding is being tested at Newark Liberty International Airport.
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