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Focus on IoT at Airports During BICSI Fall Conference

BICSI, the association advancing the information and communications technology (ICT) community, brought its 2016 BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition to a close this afternoon. The five-day conference attracted attendees from all over the world to gain industry knowledge, take in the latest ICT technologies and network with colleagues.

Spencer Robot Completed Tests Guiding KLM Passengers at Schiphol Airport

After more than three years of construction and programming, Spencer the robot completed various tests at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam this month. The test phase ended last week when Spencer successfully guided some KLM’s passengers at the airport to their departure gate.

IHSE KVM Extenders Transmit Critical Data at Sofia Airport

IHSE KVM extenders have recently been integrated at Sofia Airport, Bulgaria to transmit critical data between Airport building and ATC tower. The KVM extenders provide real-time access to the most relevant and up-to-date information with 24/7 reliability for operators in the tower. 

Airports can become silent environments with use of intelligent announcement systems

Lately the term ‘silent airport’ has become popular in aviation circles. But how silent can an airport actually be? Although definitions seem to differ around the world, the general view is that within a silent airport there are no longer any announcements being made. This view however seems to be in conflict with the operational needs at an airport and passengers’ expectations. There is also legislation related to security, safety and evacuations that drive the compulsion to make announcements. On top of that airline staff and handlers must also make announcements in the restricted area of the boarding gate. But there is more to it.

Nice Cote d’Azur Airport implements SITA’s beacon technology to deliver location-specific information

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is leveraging SITA’s beacon technology to put personalized information at passengers’ fingertips through the airport’s new multifunctional app. The new app was launched to coincide with the recent opening of Nice Côte d’Azur Airport’s refurbished Terminal 1 retail area and will also support the refurbishing of the commercial area of Terminal 2 in 2016.