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Transport companies made headlines for innovation in 2021
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2022
Some travel companies are savvy when it comes to generating buzz, while others are truly innovative. Read More
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News / Technology
Airline tech chiefs prioritize investment in cybersecurity, cloud services
By Linda Fox | January 13, 2022
SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights study reveals 61% of airlines see IT investment increasing in 2022 while 55% of airports expect to spend more. Read More
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News / Technology
Clear acquires virtual queuing tech company Whyline
By Jill Menze | January 5, 2022
Whyline’s software allows users to see live wait-times to enter a queue remotely. Read More
PhocusWire Pulse: Emerging Innovation
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PhocusWire Pulse: Emerging Innovation
By PhocusWire | December 15, 2021
For our ninth event this year, we focus on emerging innovation as it relates to technology and processes impacting on the travel, tourism and hospitality sector in 2022. Read More
AirAsia adds biometric facial recognition to super app services
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AirAsia adds biometric facial recognition to super app services
By Kevin May | November 19, 2021
The biometric technology, known as Fast Airport Clearance Experience System (FACES), will be deployed initially for air travel and in the Philippines. Read More
Airline leaders debate NDC, digitalization, sustainability
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Airline leaders debate NDC, digitalization, sustainability
By Mitra Sorrells | November 1, 2021
Panelists at an IATA event in Madrid included leaders from IATA, Lufthansa and Iberia. Read More
Innovation chief envisions big future for AI and biometrics at U.S. airports
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Innovation chief envisions big future for AI and biometrics at U.S. airports
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | October 21, 2021
AI, coupled with multinational information sharing, will bring a day relatively soon when transportation security officers won't have to view the contents of most carry-ons brought through screening... Read More
Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
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Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
By Michael Baker | October 12, 2021
The program enables travelers to get through security and other checkpoints via a camera and facial-recognition technology in lieu of physical identification and boarding passes. Read More
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News / Technology
Lufthansa enables digital health verification via mobile
By Linda Fox | September 24, 2021
The Traveler ID technology means passengers can scan their vaccination or test status via QR codes on mobile. Read More
As consumers gear up for open banking are we now ready for open traveler?
Opinion / Technology
As consumers gear up for open banking are we now ready for open traveler?
By Tony Evans - TProfile | August 19, 2021
Open traveler models could spur action in other markets, by encouraging traveles to look at other third party providers offering products such as financial services and payment options. Read More
VIDEO: The Big Picture for travel payments
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VIDEO: The Big Picture for travel payments
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2021
In some respects the payments element of the travel, tourism and hospitality sector operates regardless of the number of travelers. Think again. Read More
How I Got Here, episode 69 - Dean Donovan of DiamondStream Partners
Interview / Technology
How I Got Here, episode 69 - Dean Donovan of DiamondStream Partners
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2021
After playing a central role in the creation of Mexico's first low-cost carrier, DiamondStream is now an important player in the development of companies and next-generation technology in the mobility... Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Understanding decentralized, secure tech for travel ID and verification
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2021
The COVID crisis has accelerated interest in decentralized, contactless identity solutions using blockchain for data exchange.   Read More
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News / Technology
Travel security solution provider Pangiam acquires Trueface
By Mitra Sorrells | June 3, 2021
Trueface provides facial recognition technology and was a PhocusWire Hot 25 Startup for 2021 and a Phocuswright Summit pitch winner in 2020. Read More
VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
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VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2021
Hackers have not been put off by a global pandemic; data breaches are still occurring; and the techniques used by the protagonists are often one step ahead of the brands and the systems that they... Read More