Internet Of Things

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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News / Technology
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
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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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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
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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
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Opinion / Technology
Why technology is the key to getting the world moving again
By David Taylor - Publicis Sapient | May 25, 2021
As it emerges from crisis, the travel industry should not consider a return to normal but rather rebuild itself with the future in mind.  Read More
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News / Technology
Vancouver Airport creates technology testbed for new revenue streams
By Linda Fox | April 23, 2021
The Canadian airport is looking at ways to leverage its assets differently while much of its operations remains on hold because of the pandemic. Read More
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News / Technology
Cruise autonomous vehicle brand tops up earlier round with new $750M investment
By Kevin May | April 20, 2021
In January this year, Microsoft led a $2 billion funding round as part of a long-term strategic relationship to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles. Read More
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News / Technology
Xie Zhu lands $46M for smart hotel technology
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2021
This latest investment comes on top of $37 million in funding announced in January 2020. Read More