Smart luggage company Bluesmart is shutting down and selling off its technology, and it has placed blame on the major airlines that adopted a de facto ban of its battery-toting bags.
Hopper says customers save an average of $50 per ticket and claims its airfare forecasts are 95% accurate up to a year in advance.
In addition to knowing about consumers’ activities, Shiji is set to learn details about their business travel via Baoku’s cloud-based travel management platform.
Recently Delta is branching out into new technologies such as robotics, biometrics, RFID, Bluetooth, GPS and advanced turbulence avoidance system.
While 77% of owners say they really like having smart speakers in their homes, most of those who own the devices are not using them for consumer transactions.
When many functions are able to serve users, Alexa platform may choose Google’s algorithmic-based results or “pay-to-play” marketplace.
Lufthansa reports that during an initial trial it was able to board 350 passengers onto an A380 plane in about 20 minutes.
Skyscanner considers that at least for the next few years, voice interfaces are best suited to assist customers with discovery and inspiration rather than purchasing.
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