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Stalking Airplane Apps

Google & Flightwise.com Provide Near Real-Time Tracking of Airplanes

— September 22, 2010 — Tech
Google is constantly trying to make our lives so much easier. This time around, Google and Flightwise.com have come together to develop an application with Google Earth allowing us to track air flights, while they are still in the air!

From the website, people can watch near real-time flights over the US to see where it's at. Hovering over an airplane icon shows the airline, flight number, and up-to-date path. The Google and Flightwise.com application is great to monitor beloved friends and families' safe travels.
Trend Themes
1. Real-time Airline Tracking - Opportunities for airlines to improve customer experience and optimize flight paths by utilizing real-time data and analytics.
2. Geo-location Technology - Opportunities for the development of new applications and services that utilize real-time data for location-based tracking and monitoring.
3. Digital Travel Optimization - Opportunities for the development of new digital tools and services that optimize and enhance the travel experience for consumers.
Industry Implications
1. Air Travel - The air travel industry can leverage real-time data and analytics to improve flight operations and customer service.
2. Technology - The technology industry can develop new tools and applications that utilize real-time geo-location data for tracking and monitoring.
3. Travel and Tourism - The travel industry can drive innovation and growth by developing new digital tools and services that enhance the end-to-end travel experience for consumers.
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