Internet Of Things

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News / Online
Rakuten India partners with InterGlobe Technology Quotient to develop travel tech solutions
By Kathryn Walson | September 16, 2022
Rakuten India will help ITQ grow its travel tech offerings through AI, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain and the Internet of Things. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
3 hospitality tech predictions for the new era of travel
By Elaine Shuck - Aruba | September 12, 2022
Improved connectivity, the use of cognitive computing with AI and even emerging digital worlds inside the metaverse are shaping the future of hospitality.    Read More
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News / Technology
China’s Ruqi Mobility raises $153M for autonomous vehicle push
By Mitra Sorrells | April 26, 2022
Ruqi Mobility says it will use this round of financing to accelerate the development of its Robotaxi autonomous vehicle services. Read More
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News / Technology
Valpas scurries off with €1.6M for bed bug tech solution
By Jill Menze | April 14, 2022
Valpas’ IoT-enabled bed legs trap bed bugs and alert hotel staff. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Metaverse requires a big change in perception to be accepted
By PhocusWire | March 25, 2022
The concept will need more than the promise of showcasing a destination or service for it to truly replace the physical enjoyments that travel can provide. Read More
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News / Technology
Why it's time for travel to enter the metaverse
By Mitra Sorrells | March 24, 2022
Web3 consultant Steve Bambury says the virtual world of the metaverse is very real, and travel brands should act now to create a presence in it. Read More
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News / Technology
Vacasa adds smart-home tech to all properties
By Mitra Sorrells | February 24, 2022
Vacasa is covering the cost to install smart locks, custom Wi-Fi routers and noise-monitoring systems in its 35,000 homes. Read More
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News / Technology
Operto locks in $12M funding round for accommodation tech
By Kevin May | February 22, 2022
Operto will use the investment - its first publicly disclosed round - to further develop its Connect operation system, as well as expand into other accommodation verticals and countries. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Ten trends shaping contactless tech in travel
By Nadav Cornberg - Virdee | February 9, 2022
As we head into 2022, here are some critical areas of focus to consider as brands consider implementing contactless guest experiences.   Read More
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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