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26 Beacon Innovations for Travelers

From Airport Navigation Apps to Bag-Tracking Tech Concepts

— September 23, 2014 — World
These beacon innovations for travelers range from airport navigation apps to bag-tracking tag accessories. The sophisticated concepts not only keep one connected and safe during their travels but also ensure that one's luggage is never lost again.

Standouts from this list include the Tag Finder, a bag locating accessory that is attached to one's luggage during long travels. The device allows one to know the location of their luggage at all times and avoids confusion at baggage claim.

Another great beacon innovation for travelers includes Taxi Magic, a car service app that makes urban travel easy. Unlike Uber and Halo, this app is equipped with iBeacon technology that broadcasts one's referral code to friends and strangers. If others use Taxi Magic as a result of your referral, you will be granted a $10 ride credit every time this occurs.

Lastly, the London Underground's wayfindr system app is another travel-themed beacon innovation that is gaining attention. This app is designed to assists the blind when using the city's subway systen. Its convenient concept is powered by bluetooth beacons and iBeacon technology that makes travel safe for the visually impaired.
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Air Travel Beacons
Air Travel Beacons
AirIT's Latest Innovation Platform Enhances Passenger Experience
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Sensitive GSM Locators
Sensitive GSM Locators
Lug Loc Slips into Your Suitcase Pocket to Keep You Connected During Travel
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Members-Only Flight Clubs
Members-Only Flight Clubs
Beacon Makes Exclusive Semi-Private Flights Between New York and Boston
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Digital Yacht Apps
Digital Yacht Apps
The Boat Beacon App is Reliable and Effective
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Orderly Flight Apps
Orderly Flight Apps
Travel Pal Uses Beacon Technology to Streamline the Travel Process
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Interactive Gallery Apps
Interactive Gallery Apps
Prophets' Innovative Experience Lets People Interact with Art
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Blind-Assisting Subway Beacons
Blind-Assisting Subway Beacons
The wayfindr System Guides the Blind Through London's Subway System
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Rewarding Hotel Apps
Rewarding Hotel Apps
The Marriott Uses Hotel Beacon Technology to Personalize Experiences
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Versatile Backcountry Phones
Versatile Backcountry Phones
The Delorme Inreach Explorer Offers Communication & Navigation Tools
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Signalling Smartphone Beacons
Signalling Smartphone Beacons
BiKN Conveniently Keeps Track of Lost Items
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Cab Credit Beacon Beams
Cab Credit Beacon Beams
This Taxi App Lets You Broadcast Your Referral Code to Those Around You
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Sightless Expedition Aids
Sightless Expedition Aids
The Peepo Explorer Helps Guide the Blind Through the Urban Jungle
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Beacon-Enabled Airports
Beacon-Enabled Airports
Miami International Airport Has Integrated the Tech in a World's First
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Experiential Tour Apps
Experiential Tour Apps
Detour Lets You Explore Cities with Story-Based Location-Aware Audio Walks
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Homing Beacon Bag Tags
Homing Beacon Bag Tags
The Tag Finder Makes it Easier to Find Lost Luggage
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Airport Navigation Beacons
Airport Navigation Beacons
The FlyBeacon App Helps Emirates Customers Find Their Gate
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Bag-Tracking Beacons
Bag-Tracking Beacons
BeeQyn is a Smart Luggage Tracker That Keeps Travelers Informed
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Smart Suitcase Trackers
Smart Suitcase Trackers
This LEV Tracking Device Informs You of All of Your Luggage Movements
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Members-Only Airlines
Members-Only Airlines
Beacon Service Introduces Subscription-Based Travel for Frequent Fliers
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Beacon Airport Navigation
Beacon Airport Navigation
The indoo.rs Indoor Navigation at SFO Helps Blind Travelers Get Around
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Shareable Air Travel Beacons
Shareable Air Travel Beacons
The Common-Use Beacon Registry Lets Airports Share Beacon Data
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Card-Sized Tracking Devices
Card-Sized Tracking Devices
The iTraq Helps You Keep Tabs on Possessions, Luggage and Loved Ones
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Car-Feedback Smartphone Apps
Car-Feedback Smartphone Apps
Automatic App Uses iBeacon Technology to Make Driving More Convenient
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Connected Baggage Tags
Connected Baggage Tags
This Smart Luggage Tag Contains a User's Contact Information
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Luggage-Tracking Tags
Luggage-Tracking Tags
CalypsoTag Combines Designer Style with Luggage GPS Capabilities
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Armored Biking Backpacks
Armored Biking Backpacks
The 'Juggernaut' Biking Backpack Protects Cyclists on the Road
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