Articles tagged “google glass”

Be Prepared for Tech to Fail, Says Virgin Atlantic’s Brand Director

Be Prepared for Tech to Fail, Says Virgin Atlantic’s Brand Director

Marisa Garcia, Skift

We appreciate this honest take from Arnold. It's not everyday we see a brand admit that it's not always going to get it right, but it's always going to forge ahead where others fear to tread.

2 years ago

A Google Glass App for Flight Attendants on Private Jets

A Google Glass App for Flight Attendants on Private Jets

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Commercial airlines are willing to invest in technology that differentiates their customer experience; however, passengers might be more skeptical than pleased about the capabilities of their flight attendant's new accessories.

3 years ago

Why Virgin Atlantic Chose Google Glass Over Tablets and Smart Watches

Why Virgin Atlantic Chose Google Glass Over Tablets and Smart Watches

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Will airports and other places where customer service and its relationship to information end up being the perfect place for these Google face computers? It's a use case that makes sense to us.

3 years ago

Google Glass App Identifies Hotel Guests Upon Arrival

Google Glass App Identifies Hotel Guests Upon Arrival

Samantha Shankman, Skift

In hospitality, the goal should be to make guests feel more welcome and their stays more personalized. We'll see whether consumers find this cool or creepy.

3 years ago

This is the First Google Glass App to Let Users Book Hotels

This is the First Google Glass App to Let Users Book Hotels

Samantha Shankman, Skift

There are too few travelers with Google Glass to make a hotel booking app useful -- outside of the PR buzz -- at this point.

3 years ago

First Glance at TripIt’s New App for Google Glass

First Glance at TripIt’s New App for Google Glass

Dennis Schaal, Skift

TripIt has paired down the information you'd be able to view in Google Glass to the essentials because developers are working with a "screen" that's even smaller than most smartphones. It's all that's practical when viewing itineraries at a glance.

3 years ago

San Francisco Hotel Offers Google Glass Package Complete With Etiquette Advice

San Francisco Hotel Offers Google Glass Package Complete With Etiquette Advice

Rhiannon Edwards , Daily Telegraph

The Stanford Court Hotel's Google Glass Explorer Package puts a new twist on touring like a local, and it should do well with techy visitors. A talk on how to use Google Glass without trampling on other people's privacy is a nice touch for those who want to avoid bar rights and other altercations.

3 years ago

Europe’s Leading Flight School Is Testing Use of Google Glass by Pilots

Europe’s Leading Flight School Is Testing Use of Google Glass by Pilots

Marisa Garcia, Skift

This is the first non-annoying use of Glass that we can get excited about.

3 years ago

Starwood Extends Mobile Bookings and Inspiration to Google Glass

Starwood Extends Mobile Bookings and Inspiration to Google Glass

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The Glass app launch is not meaningful to most of Starwood's customers today, but the brand is betting on the growth of wearable tech and the value it can bring to travelers' booking and hotel experience.

3 years ago

Virgin Atlantic Tests Wearable Tech for Concierge Service

Virgin Atlantic Tests Wearable Tech for Concierge Service

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Wearables, tablets or both? Which will end up providing more robust and personalized service for passengers? Either way, customer service for passengers, whether at the departure airport, onboard or at the destination, will undoubtedly undergo a revolution in the not-so-distant future.

3 years ago

The Google Glass Travel App That May Succeed at Being Useful

The Google Glass Travel App That May Succeed at Being Useful

Rafat Ali, Skift

Instant translation with seamless back-and-forth communication in any language is the holy grail and wearables should theoretically enable it. The Word Lens app for Google Glass is the first useful step towards it.

4 years ago

A Florida Tourism Board Tries to Figure Out How Google Glass Will Change Travel

A Florida Tourism Board Tries to Figure Out How Google Glass Will Change Travel

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Expect Google Glass to crop up in more tourism marketing campaigns and as a reward of social sweepstakes. It makes a destination look tech-savvy, puts played-out attractions in a new light, and attracts potential visitors that a destination might otherwise miss.

4 years ago