Internet Of Things


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Don't panic! Artificial intelligence will bring human touch to hotels
By Frank Reeves - Avvio | June 19, 2018
The problem with all new hotel technology, unfortunately, is that innovation gets turned into buzzwords quickly, usually in order to sell more products and services. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: Travel planning with digital assistants
VIDEO: Travel planning with digital assistants
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2018
Digital assistants in travel are not an entirely new form of technology - moreover, just another layer that builds on the shift to digital and, especially, mobile. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Why Asia is eating the world
VIDEO: Why Asia is eating the world
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2018
A rapid-fire presentation is perhaps the perfect metaphor to outline the fast, jaw-dropping growth and influence of the Asia region. Read More
News | Online
CEO interview TurnKey Vacation Rentals T.J. Clark
In The Big Chair - T.J. Clark of TurnKey Vacation Rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | May 30, 2018
T.J. Clark co-founded the company in 2013 to provide vacation rental homeowners and guests a consistent, high-end experience similar to a fine hotel. It now has 400 employees and more than 3,500... Read More
Interview | Online
Why innovation starts with the travel experience
Why innovation starts with the travel experience
By Jill Menze | May 25, 2018
As an industry representing 10% of jobs globally and on track to reach $1.5 trillion in gross bookings by 2020, the travel market is one that’s ripe for innovation and disruption. Read More
News | Technology
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Why hotel rooms belong to guests - not hoteliers
By David Goldstone - DigiValet | May 17, 2018
Airbnb and other “shared economy” businesses have raised the bar for travel providers who wish to deliver personalized, truly local experiences for guests. For hotels, the new environment means a... Read More
Opinion | Technology
AI and tracking data: looking beyond the travel industry
AI and tracking data: looking beyond the travel industry
By Simon Tomlinson - SITA | May 11, 2018
The combination of artificial intelligence and tracking data will increasingly enable organizations to optimize operations, introduce automation, utilize prediction tools and adapt what they do in... Read More
Opinion | Technology
PODCAST: Phocuswire PundIT Show #10
PODCAST: Phocuswire PundIT Show #10
By Kevin May | March 30, 2018
We devote the latest episode of the PundIT Show to all things voice technology, marking the end of our Voice Month. Read More
News | Technology
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IBM enters voice assistant market with Watson Assistant for businesses
By Jill Menze | March 27, 2018
IBM is throwing its hat into the voice assistant ring, but with what could be a key differentiator over Amazon and Google. Read More
News | Technology
How smart technology can help hotels ward off bed bugs
How smart technology can help hotels ward off bed bugs
By Jill Menze | March 15, 2018
Hotels are putting money toward technology upgrades such as keyless entry to give guests a better in-room experience. But there’s another – albeit less glamorous – application for tech smart that hotels... Read More
News | Technology
Why "smart cities" disguise other issues
Why "smart cities" disguise other issues
By Bruce Sterling - The Atlantic | February 20, 2018
The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of leftist urbanites and tech industrialists. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Google drives ahead with autonomous vehicle investment
Google drives ahead with autonomous vehicle investment
By Kevin May | January 30, 2018
Google spin-off Waymo is ordering "thousands" of new, self-driving vehicles as part of its program to test driver-less technology. Read More
News | Technology
Prepare for impact: autonomous vehicles will reshuffle the travel industry
Prepare for impact: autonomous vehicles will reshuffle the travel industry
By Alex Bainbridge - The Spontaneous Travel Company | January 26, 2018
Self-driving vehicles will, along with Blockchain, perhaps, be the next big industry-wide invention to make and break companies. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Amazon Go - why having this level of convenience is nerve-jangling
Amazon Go - why having this level of convenience is nerve-jangling
By Daniel Cooper - Engadget | January 23, 2018
Half a decade in the making, and after a year of intensive testing, Amazon's cashier-free convenience store is opening to the public. Read More
Notated 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