Top Methods Travel Tech Is Developing At The Speed Of Light
Every day brings news of new developments in transportation. It seems that the way we commute, drive and fly is constantly changing. You will find news about countries with bans or car-free days. Oslo, Norway, may soon have car-free zones at its central hub. This will not only reduce traffic but also keep fuel emissions low. Recent events at Embarq and the World Bank were part of the Transforming Transportation 2016 initiative, which promoted ideas for sustainability on a global and local scale.
In the near future, you may see the open subway car in a city near to you. Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), will be exploring a new type of subway train, one with open walkways between the cars. New Yorkers may find this advantageous as they will be able to freely move around the cabins and make it easier to manage their commute.
California's "powers that Be" are trying to regulate self-driving cars to ensure pedestrian safety and to prevent the release of electric vehicles from being stopped. There are many rules and regulations, as well as different scenarios that can be examined when it comes to the removal or retention of steering wheels in electric cars. Imagine yourself as one of these members. It is important to consider all angles. Advocates for the blind provided input and spoke out about the life-changing benefits of self-driving cars. Imagine yourself on a committee responsible for making decisions that affect both the safety of the public as well as the advancement of cars and technology.
Airlines are joining the technology revolution. JetBlue is one example of this. It announced its latest and most advanced technology design to ensure that passengers have the best-connected experience. Thanks to the connected 10-inch screens and multiple channels, as well as USB ports for charging their gadgets and tech, passengers will enjoy a high-definition, internet-connected, plugged-in experience. The Internet Enabled In-Flight Entertainment system goes beyond the smaller screens and fewer channels available onboard.
When it comes to robots and airline travel, the future is already here. Robotics is no longer a distant future. With technology such as the KLM customer-service robot, robotics is now possible. The Spencer robot adds a personal touch to robotics by helping travelers navigate to their gates and assist with other tasks. Robotic technology will soon be so advanced that humans may be able to communicate with it to help make their travels more enjoyable.
Self-service check-ins and electronic baggage trackers are two other forms of technology that are used at airports. They offer safety and convenience for passengers and travelers. The ability to link pertinent information such as flight and passport information can help create a safe environment while allowing passengers to travel at a steady rate.
The DeLorean car was able to transport us back in time, but electronic travel and advancements in technology are increasing at a rapid pace. We will never know what the future holds.