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Blogs on the Internet of Things


Etienne van Zuijlen , Sales Specialist Senior Manager, SITA

Stockholm, here we come!

Only a few days to go before more than 7,000 airport executives from all over the world will gather for the biggest airport conference and exhibition of the year: PTE 2018.

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Sumesh Patel , SITA President, Asia Pacific

KATE the kiosk walks to a rapturous reception in Japan

Japan has always been a forerunner in robotic innovations and intelligent technology, and everyone is very enthusiastic about new developments. We knew that, of course, but we were still surprised by the rapturous reception KATE got.

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Joe Leader , CEO, APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association)

Think holistically about the travel experience

We’re in a new golden age of travel, as increasing digitalization of our industry creates a new travel experience.

The number one priority for improving passenger experience is to make the process seamless and logical for passengers themselves. But airlines, airports and vendors are still acting in a siloed manner, forcing passengers to log in to proprietary applications.

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Matthys Serfontein , Vice President, Portfolio & Solutions Management, SITA

A new travel experience is music to our ears

One of the IATA and ACI’s NEXTT goals is to guide investments that will drive new ways of doing business, as the air transport industry grapples with continuous growth and ever bigger airports of the future.

The transformative technologies and focus areas cited by NEXTT are high on SITA’s agenda, as we explore areas that will deliver digital transformation for the industry.

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Jack Loop , Managing Director, LocusLabs

Location services top aviation agendas

Based in San Francisco, LocusLabs provides a platform and the tools to make applications location aware. This year SITA made a strategic investment in LocusLabs, to support SITA's focus on common-use geo-location technology.  

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Arthur Calderwood , Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales Operations

What does your digital transformation look like?

Notes from the 2017 Air Transport IT Summit

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Jérôme Poulain , International VP of Orange Business Services

Smart airports - Leveraging IoT

From people becoming hyperconnected to an ever-growing network of sensor technology worldwide, to the evolution of 5G and improved cloud services, Jérôme Poulain, International VP of Orange Business Services, discusses how the IoT experience of ‘Smart Cities’ can be leveraged to positively impact airports and passengers in the near future.

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Nigel Pickford , Director of Market Insight , SITA

Airlines across the journey – a future snapshot

Robots, wearables, biometrics and virtual reality are sure to feature in everyday life by the year 2100. How can this technology be adopted successfully by airlines? Do passengers hold the answer?

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Charlie Sheridan , Director, IoT Systems Research Lab

IOT – Smart and Connected

Charlie Sheridan, Director, IoT Systems Research Lab, Intel focuses our attention on the three phases of IoT deployment. He discusses how the lack of standards in interconnectivity will prove a challenge and where the business value lies for aviation.

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