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Join the Band(width)wagon

By Caroline O’Reilly What is the world’s number-one location for taking photographs?  According to Boingo Wireless President Nick Hulse, it’s the airport.  And with so many of these photographs being sent to and from phones and tablets, the time is now for airports to invest in their communications infrastructure. Tuesday afternoon’s The Ever Connected Passenger [...]

Airports Need to Study Human Behavior

By Tom Smith In an era when time is moving faster each minute, it is impossible to project technological changes 20 years down the road, said Leonard Brody, president of the Clarity Digital Group, in an address during the Tuesday morning session at the ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition. Brody’s assigned topic: Back to the [...]

Understanding Big Data

By Eli Rassi Technology is becoming increasingly important for airports as they develop and push their business cases forward with the goal of improving the overall passenger experience In Monday afternoon’s concurrent educational session, Making the Data Work for You, participants heard about the next big thing to help them do this – big data. [...]

MPC Coming Soon to an Nearby Airport

By Caroline O’Reilly MPC might not signify anything in particular now, but it could become the most popular three letters, after your airport’s code. This afternoon during the conference’s press briefing, ACI-NA and Airside Mobile provided a sneak peek at Mobile Passport Control, a.k.a. MPC, which promises to help trim the amount of time spent [...]

Google It: Your Airport Mapped

By Aneil Patel Google Maps is the latest technology transforming the passenger experience at airports around the world. Representatives of the Silicon Valley-based Google Maps presented an information session on its mapping project on Sunday morning at the Business Information Technology Seminar. Indoor floor plans are seamlessly integrated into Google Maps as additional detail about [...]

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