Hardware


Airside Mobile - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Airside Mobile - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 13, 2018
Airside's new privacy-by-design, consumer-centric ID platform offers a faster path to deploying biometrics in travel. Read More
Interview | Startups
Situm Indoor Positioning - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Situm Indoor Positioning - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 28, 2018
Indoor navigation technology for the traveler. Indoor workforce and asset-tracking technology to boost productivity. Read More
Interview | Startups
Alibaba hotel robot
Alibaba creates robot to provide guest services in hotels
By Mitra Sorrells | September 27, 2018
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has created a robot specifically for the hospitality industry.   Read More
News | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY: Fighting fraud and optimizing user experience in travel
WEBINAR REPLAY: Fighting fraud and optimizing user experience in travel
By PhocusWire | August 29, 2018
Protecting against digital fraud is one of the darker elements that travel brands have to understand and handle on a daily basis. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Travel supremacy - Asian Tigers versus Global Elephants
VIDEO: Travel supremacy - Asian Tigers versus Global Elephants
By PhocusWire | July 5, 2018
For many years it was expected, inevitably in a rather arrogant fashion, that western travel brands would simply expand their power to other corners of the globe. Read More
News | Online
SITA Orlando biometric exit
Orlando airport first in U.S. to use biometric exit for all international flights
By Mitra Sorrells | June 13, 2018
By October, outbound international passengers at Orlando International Airport will no longer need to show their boarding passes or passports at their departure gates. Read More
News | Technology
Internet of Things for hotels - great, until a hacker calls
Internet of Things for hotels - great, until a hacker calls
By Dean Coclin - DigiCert | May 24, 2018
Smart devices, often referred to as the Internet of Things, offer the hospitality industry the opportunity to give guests a much richer and differentiated experience. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Exploring the data shift from backup to protection
Exploring the data shift from backup to protection
By Greg Arnette - CSO | May 2, 2018
The IT decision maker of 2018 is faced with several challenges and many opportunities. Read More
Notated News | Technology
LAX Tooshlights restroom management
LAX tests new LED-enabled “know where to go” system for restrooms
By Mitra Sorrells | April 3, 2018
New technology debuting at Los Angeles International Airport may signal the end of those awkward attempts to peer under bathroom stalls to determine if they are occupied.   Read More
News | Technology
Omega World Travel launches Alexa skill for travel managers
Omega World Travel launches Alexa skill for travel managers
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | March 8, 2018
The use of voice technology facilitated by smart devices like Amazon's Echo is surging in popularity among consumers, and Omega World Travel is among the travel companies now entering the space. Read More
News | Technology
Honeywell Amazon Alexa hotel thermostat
Honeywell creates voice-controlled thermostat for hotel rooms
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2018
Honeywell is tapping into the trends of increased automation and the use of voice technology with the launch of its latest thermostat for the hospitality industry.    Read More
News | Technology
Canada blockchain ID system test
Canada tests blockchain-based ID system for international travel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 30, 2018
The Canadian government is designing a project between its country and the Netherlands to test a new model for airport screening and security that uses biometrics, cryptography and distributed ledger... Read More
News | Technology
How Chinese investments are shaking up India's digital economy
How Chinese investments are shaking up India's digital economy
By Madhav Chanchani - Economic Times | January 15, 2018
When online grocer Bigbasket went to market in early 2017 to raise capital just a year after securing $150 million, the list of suitors was very different. Read More
Notated News | Startups
Behold the electric flying taxi
Behold the electric flying taxi
By Andrew Hawkins - The Verge | January 9, 2018
Helicopters aren’t typically found among the gadget and car insanity at CES, but Bell Helicopter doesn’t want to be seen as your typical purveyor of vertical flight. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Expedia knows how online travel makes you feel
Expedia knows how online travel makes you feel
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | December 29, 2017
On the reflective side of one-way glass sits a test subject in a soundproof room, multiple sensors applied to her face, wearing high-tech glasses that track her eyes' every movement. Read More
News | Technology