Internet Of Things

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News / Technology
VIDEO: How SSI eliminates friction, adds control for travelers
By PhocusWire | January 11, 2022
At The Phocuswright Conference, a panel of technology professionals discuss the benefits of self-sovereign digital identity for the travel industry - both for suppliers and consumers. Read More
Network providers reject U.S. agency request to stall 5G rollout on aircraft
News / Technology
Network providers reject U.S. agency request to stall 5G rollout on aircraft
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | January 5, 2022
The Biden administration is concerned that the deployments will interfere with aircraft landings and approaches. Read More
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News / Technology
Jin Jiang partners with Tencent to spur hospitality innovation in China
By Mitra Sorrells | December 21, 2021
The hospitality and technology companies will work together to identify startups and to enable them to test their solutions in Jin Jiang%27s hotels. Read More
PhocusWire Pulse: Emerging Innovation
News / Technology
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
What steps can tourism take after COP26?
News / Technology
What steps can tourism take after COP26?
By Kevin May | December 9, 2021
Some argue that the travel, tourism and hospitality industry has, for the most part, avoided tackling the climate crisis in a meaningful way. But there are ways to change that. Read More
VIDEO: NoiseAware - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: NoiseAware - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 7, 2021
A sensor + software platform developed to measure noise levels, detect sustained disruptive noise, and resolve noise nuisances in short-term rentals, hotels and multifamily residences. Read More
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News / Technology
Connect&GO adds $3M investment for attractions tech push
By Linda Fox | November 22, 2021
Canada-based Connect&GO says its latest funding will go toward international expansion. Read More
Is the Metaverse a friend or foe to travel?
Opinion / Technology
Is the Metaverse a friend or foe to travel?
By Matthew Chapman - Vibe | November 2, 2021
We shouldn’t overlook that to a significant extent the Metaverse is already upon us. Think virtual reality video gaming, crypto currencies, immersive online shopping experiences. Read More
DeepRoute gets $300M investment to expand robotaxi strategy
News / Technology
DeepRoute gets $300M investment to expand robotaxi strategy
By Kevin May | September 15, 2021
The U.S.-based company, which was founded just over two years ago, secured the Series B round from lead investor Alibaba Group. Read More
Sixt and Intel unite for autonomous taxi vehicle launch
News / Technology
Sixt and Intel unite for autonomous taxi vehicle launch
By Kevin May | September 10, 2021
Robotaxi services in the Bavarian city will be available via the Sixt app and on Moovit. Read More
softbank invests in yanolja
News / Online
SoftBank invests $1.7B into South Korean travel platform Yanolja
By Jill Menze | July 16, 2021
According to Yanolja, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the company achieved both net growth and gains in operating profit last year. Read More
Former Uber exec leads $17.5M round into autonomous traffic management platform NoTraffic
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Former Uber exec leads $17.5M round into autonomous traffic management platform NoTraffic
By Jill Menze | July 14, 2021
NoTraffic uses artificial intelligence to modernize traffic management and save cities on infrastructure and traffic management costs. 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
Sounding Off: Not all tech fads have a place in travel
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Not all tech fads have a place in travel
By PhocusWire | June 11, 2021
NFTs are probably at the very thinnest end of a useful wedge right now but travel brands need at the very least to be keeping one eye on the bigger trends in the tech space. Read More
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
News / Technology
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
By Jill Menze | June 9, 2021
Non-fungible tokens could present an opportunity for travelers to gain clout and for providers to connect with their audiences. Read More