In-Flight Beacon

Consumers look for ways to stay in-the-know during travel

Implications - Location-based beacon technology has the power to transform the travel industry by ensuring consumers are notified of every opportunity or promotion available to them. Its implementation in major airports and airlines suggests that consumers not only want to streamline the travel process, but specifically customize it to their needs.
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Shareable Air Travel Beacons - The Common-Use Beacon Registry Lets Airports Share Beacon Data
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 2,438 Clicks Pub: Sep 25, 14
Shareable Air Travel Beacons
The Common-Use Beacon Registry Lets Airports Share Beacon Data
Technology company Sita developed the Common-Use Beacon Registry, a program that allows airlines to share the use of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons installed in airports. Airports around the... [More]
Beacon Airport Navigation - The indoo.rs Indoor Navigation at SFO Helps Blind Travelers Get Around
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 2,057 Clicks Pub: Aug 29, 14
Beacon Airport Navigation
The indoo.rs Indoor Navigation at SFO Helps Blind Travelers Get Around
San Francisco International Airport’s beacon technology-based indoor navigation system is intended to guide the blind within the building. Interior mapping company indoo.rs determines the... [More]
Beacon-Enabled Airports - Miami International Airport Has Integrated the Tech in a World's First
SCORE: 3.2
Mild 1,664 Clicks Pub: Sep 25, 14
Beacon-Enabled Airports
Miami International Airport Has Integrated the Tech in a World's First
Miami International Airport is the first airport in the world to incorporate beacon technology throughout its facilities. Using SITA’s Common-Use Registry open standard framework, the airport is... [More]
Beacon Airport Assistance - British Airways Implements Beacon Technologies in Heathrow Airport
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 1,232 Clicks Pub: Sep 24, 14
Beacon Airport Assistance
British Airways Implements Beacon Technologies in Heathrow Airport
British Airways has introduced Beacon technology in two terminals of London’s Heathrow airport as a tentative trial run. It is the first UK airline to implement the groundbreaking technology.... [More]