Airports examine potential for wearable technology

08/29/2013 | (U.K.)

As wearable technology such as Google Glass gains traction, airlines and airports are considering how they might use the growing trend to improve customer experience. One idea: Wearable technology could be used to speed up the boarding process. "The 'SWIFT Boarding with Smart Glasses' project involves providing agents in the boarding area with smart glasses with a built-in camera, scanner and head up display, which can be used to securely verify passport and boarding pass information for faster boarding," writes journalist Ryan Ghee.

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