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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol installs NFC-enabled boarding gate

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol installs NFC-enabled boarding gate | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
A Near Field Communication (NFC)-ready boarding gate has been installed at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the airport has invited airlines to trial it.
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Indian travellers are mobile and social, ignore at your peril [INFOGRAPHIC]

Indian travellers are mobile and social, ignore at your peril [INFOGRAPHIC] | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
Here's a neat infographic drawing together data on outbound Indian travellers from sources including PhoCusWright, Google and Amadeus
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Seatback digital billboards: Airline trays are about to get a tech-heavy makeover

Seatback digital billboards: Airline trays are about to get a tech-heavy makeover | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
Thanks to Clear Channel Airports, one of the most unchanged elements of the in-flight experience is about to get a makeover: the seat-back tray.
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Wearable technology is an ethical nightmare

Wearable technology is an ethical nightmare | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
SYSTEMS: Behind all the hype (and genuine interest) in wearable technology is a serious issue surrounding the ability users will have to snap or video any kind of content, at any time.
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Exploring the viability of NFC, biometrics and wearable technology

Exploring the viability of NFC, biometrics and wearable technology | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
FTE explores the new paper from Artefact Group’s Rob Girling, which explores the future role of wearable technology and biometrics in the travel sector.
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Gogo Vision teams up with Magnolia Pictures to offer films in-flight before theatrical release

Gogo Vision teams up with Magnolia Pictures to offer films in-flight before theatrical release | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
High speed web browsing and airborne streaming make Gogo an essential element of any tech obsessed traveler's itinerary, but the company thinks it can offer a little more.
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Chipped reality: Fulfilling NFC’s promise beyond payments in air travel

Chipped reality: Fulfilling NFC’s promise beyond payments in air travel | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
Air travel IT and communications specialist SITA is still bullish on the promise of NFC chips in air travel. And with 1 million NFC-enabled Android devices shipping per week, the promise of NFC is most certainly very bright.
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After buying Waze, Google adds realtime incident reports to mobile Maps apps

After buying Waze, Google adds realtime incident reports to mobile Maps apps | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
It's been two months since Google bought out mapping competitor Waze, and today users will begin seeing the fruits of that acquisition. Google has announced that it's adding realtime incident...
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Heathrow Airport trials ‘glasses-free 3D’ at security checkpoint

Heathrow Airport trials ‘glasses-free 3D’ at security checkpoint | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
London Heathrow is trialling an innovative form of 3D technology at the entrance to security to help passengers prepare for the security process.
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TCritic: Nomad charger makes on-the-go charging as simple as U-S-B

TCritic: Nomad charger makes on-the-go charging as simple as U-S-B | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
The digital nomad is most certainly power hungry – one has to look no further than the tangle of cords that emerges ...
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Ryanair fares now show up in Google Flight Search - Tnooz

Ryanair fares now show up in Google Flight Search - Tnooz | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
After much hype, Ryanair fares and availability are now available via Google's Flight Search, a metasearch tool.
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Out in the open? Ryanair touts top-secret Google partnership

Out in the open? Ryanair touts top-secret Google partnership | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
Nothing like a story about two of the industry’s most talked about brands – Ryanair and Google – working together to get people a bit hot under the collar.
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Daily Report: F.A.A. Supports Easing Rules for Electronic Devices

Daily Report: F.A.A. Supports Easing Rules for Electronic Devices | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
A Federal Aviation Administration advisory panel recommended relaxing current restrictions on passengers’ use of devices for some purposes, even while planes are on the ground or below 10,000 feet.
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Should travel companies brace themselves for a mobile wallet war?

Should travel companies brace themselves for a mobile wallet war? | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
You've heard of Apple's Passbook, Google Wallet and maybe even Samsung Wallet but what about all the other digital wallet initiatives out there?
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Airlines could offer superfast broadband onboard aircraft - Public Service

Airlines could offer superfast broadband onboard aircraft - Public Service | Transportation industry | Scoop.it
Passengers could be able to access superfast internet connections thousands of feet in the air under plans currently being assessed by communications regulator Ofcom
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