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Boeing Invests in Video and Augmented Reality Tech

  • 3 min read

Boeing has purchased Pittsburg-based C360 Technologies which specializes in high-density video and distribution, including applications for live and on-demand augmented/virtual reality on multiple platforms. This investment is the latest by Boeing HorizonX’s venture arm established earlier this year, and the first in a company headquartered in the emerging Pittsburgh tech… 

SITA Passenger Survey, man using smartphone on Airplane. Source: SITA, Getty Images.

What Kind of Traveller Are You Really? Take the SITA Quiz

  • 5 min read

Travellers don’t like dealing with people. That’s the conclusion of SITA’s latest Passenger Survey revealed during the Air Transport IT Summit this year.

Instead, most travellers are happiest using technology, but how passengers respond to the various self-service travel services available depends on the individual passenger type. SITA has put its Passenger Quiz on-line. Take it and find out what category you fall under.

JetBlue VC Backs Predictive Analytics Firm FLYR

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JetBlue’s new Venture Capital firm JetBlue Technology Ventures has made its first pick of startups by backing FLYR, which uses machine learning and predictive analytics to predict airfares trends and air travel demand.

The start-up founded in 2013, helps flyers work around complex airline dynamic airfares models plotting possible changes in airfare and helping airlines predict customer demand and missed revenue streams.

SAS Updates Its Mobile App to Play Well With Apple Watch

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In preparation of the long-awaited arrivals of the Apple Watch, SAS has now released an update to its mobile App which will send helpful travel information straight to the passengers’ wrists. Apple Watch owners will get updates on their flight departure time and gate information.

The Heartbleed bug: what could Aviation teach Tech and what could Tech teach Aviation?

  • 6 min read

Image: Heartbleed Patch Needed, Creative Commons, Public Domain First, some quick facts about Heartbleed:  Heartbleed is not a malicious attack.  It is a design flaw (a bug) which has left the security codes which protect some of our online transactions vulnerable to exploitation since 2011. That bug is a security… 

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