Airport Asset Monetization: Are we there yet?

Airports need to better understand the value of their data and the importance that having a global mindset has when considering the impact private players have on enhancing the traveler experience and improving operations. That quote is mine…from exactly two years ago to date as I sit in my (home) office writing and dreaming of

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What’s crowd management worth?

CrowdVision’s VP of Business Development, Steve Moody, has some thoughts ……. It’s something we ask ourselves a lot here at CrowdVision.  I guess that’s normal. When you are in the business of monitoring people flow, you want to know the value of your life’s work.   And people flow is our life’s work.  Many of my

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CrowdVision and Pointr make airports safe again

CrowdVision and Pointr are teaming up to enable safe distancing and contact tracing in airports. “We’re combining our two platforms to create a ‘safe return to airport’ solution with contact tracing, and to provide insights regarding occupancy and congestion. This gives airports a tool to bring passenger confidence back and improve safety around the terminal.

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BEYOND SMART >>> SAFE & SMART

Once upon a time someone coined the phrase “Smart City” and this term has been widely used (and abused) since then. It’s about to mutate again. The SMART concept evolved from the 1970s onwards, driven in part by Cities and Governments and also by technology companies like IBM, Cisco and SideWalk Labs. At the heart

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SPEED UP OR SPREAD OUT?

THE TWO DIMENSIONS OF SAFE DISTANCING Should I turn my head away? Should I speed up or slow down?” Familiar thoughts for many of us as we get used to living in a world of social and physical distancing. We spend our days assuming that anyone, outside our trusted bubble, could be a COVID-carrier. In

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DATA TO FLY FASTER AGAIN

Stating the obvious, the COVID-19 crisis creates significant challenges for airports and aviation. There are currently international, national and state lockdowns preventing air travel; meanwhile these organizations are keeping essential supplies moving at the same time as fighting for their financial survival. Understanding + Improving + Proving As the restrictions are lifted, the ambition will

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