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What hotel guests want from travel technology

<b>Do you want hotel guests to book directly through your website? Give them the incentive of free high-speed wireless internet access.</b><p>A new study by …

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Airline apps review: the best, the worst, and the one that makes you feel good

There’s actually no reason whatsoever for anybody in this day and age to walk around with paper boarding passes. When airport companies came up with …

The Future of The Airline Website

Arlanda<p>Stockholm<p>Drag to your<p>Destination<p>Scroll to see how it works!<p>Swipe to see how it works!<p>According to J.D. Power, eighty-seven percent of …

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VR And AR Will Be Mobile’s Demand Driver, Not Its Replacement

Mike Hoefflinger Contributor<p>Mike Hoefflinger is an Executive-in-Residence at XSeed Capital and was previously at Facebook and Intel.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The skinny bundle will be neither skinny nor bundled — but it will be great<br>• The future of the car is not about propulsion<p>With each of the …

Virtual Reality

Augmented reality looks to future where screens vanish

Microsoft inventor Alex Kipman was joined by holograms at a renowned TED gathering as he gave a glimpse into a future where computer screens are …

Augmented Reality

Massive Funding for AR – Weekly Mashup 121

• Blippar<br>• February 09, 2016<p>"It's official: Magic Leap, the secretive Florida startup developing a 'cinematic reality' device, has raised $793.5 million …

Why Augmented Reality Marketing Will Be Huge in 2015 - Insights

Augmented reality has yet to earn the respect it deserves. This new technology is frequently seen a little bit gimmicky, rather than being heralded …

Augmented Reality

A symbol of luxury for Grey Goose

It was great to be mentioned in the July issue of The Drum for our most recent piece of work for Grey Goose, ‘Le Club Goose’. A piece of innovative …

Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio

Apple has acquired Metaio, an augmented reality startup that launched way back in 2003 as an offshoot of a project at Volkswagen. The company’s site said it stopped taking new customers, and now a legal document shows Apple has bought it. The document confirms a transfer of shares of the startup to …

Augmented Reality

Augmented reality in action - travel and tourism - Pocket-lint

Go in to the Android Market or the iTunes App Store, search under "augmented reality" and you?ll find that at least half the results come under …

These Augmented Reality Apps Take Travel to a Whole New Level

Think "augmented reality" is in the same leagues as flying cars and robotic housekeepers? Think again. There are already a number of functional and fun AR apps that are road-ready and perfect for travelers. Here are our picks.<p>Mainstream "augmented reality" is one of those technologies that always …

10 Examples of Augmented Reality in Retail

From shoppable windows to products that come alive in your hand; the worlds of augmented reality and retail have collided spectacularly in recent …

Lufthansa claims 'world first' with augmented reality app for Premium Economy

Lufthansa will allow prospective travellers to explore its Premium Economy seats and extra legroom with an augmented reality app.<p>To continue reading …

Copenhagen Airport Gets Augmented Reality App

Your plane is boarding and the gate crew just announced there will be no meals on the flight. What are your options?<p>How about breaking out your iPhone and using the camera to scan the area inside the airport to pick up some information about what your choice of eateries or takeout locations might …

Augmented Reality

Qantas unveils app for frequent flyers, adds augmented reality

Airline smartphone apps are beginning to branch into new areas, with Qantas the latest to try with a dedicated product for its frequent fliers.<p>The …

Augmented Reality

Virgin Atlantic entices travelers with augmented reality application

Virgin Atlantic is enticing travelers and training crew members with a new augmented reality application that offers a real-life tour of its new 787 …

Augmented Reality

2016 Predictions: Augmented Reality Ready To Tackle Industrial Challenges

Malaysia Airlines dabbles in mobile augmented reality with deals and directions

Hot on the heels of unveiling iPad kiosks at Kuala Lumpur station, Malaysia Airlines has already started on its next travel technology project – …

Malaysia Airlines

The Augmented-Reality Enterprise Opportunity

It is clear, in the long-term view, that there are potentially very few businesses that won’t be impacted by AR technology.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>This year’s CES tech …

Augmented Reality

Ten industries using augmented reality and virtual reality

We know AR and VR will be big for entertainment, but there are plenty of other industries interested in these new technologies.<p>If you're a gamer, …

Virtual Reality

Alibaba Think Tank Predicts Strong Future for eCommerce in China

Often described as the Chinese equivalent of Amazon, Alibaba is one of the most dominant tech companies in China today. The company has a keen …

eCommerce
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Holograms are coming to a high street near you

Can you tell what's real and what's not?<p>Walk into a bar this year, and you could see things that aren’t there - and not because you’ve had one too many. Completely realistic holograms, that will be generated when you pass a sensor, are coming to the high street.<p>Some will be used to advertise, …

Augmented Reality

Here’s How Uber’s Co-Founder Is Going to Take on Amazon and eBay

Garrett Camp made a fortune helping people navigate the digital world, then a far larger fortune helping them ­navigate the physical one. The …

eCommerce

ICYMI: VR yourself into a robot, plasma physics and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: UC Berkeley is using VR, motion capture and spatial mapping to put a human 'into' the body of a robot with a technique called robotic teleoperation. The video looks like a complicated form of the claw game, but also gives a really interesting perspective.<p>Germany's …

Smaller And Full Of Holograms: The Storefront Of Tomorrow

As no less a source than Back to the Future predicted, 2015 may be the year a hologram grabs your dollars back from Amazon.<p>Mannequins have done their job in store windows for over a century. But as brick-and-mortar stores increasingly fight for attention, they’re due for a digital upgrade. Namely, …

Augmented Reality