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Virgin Atlantic takes travel experience to a new level

Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow Airport makes use of Google Glass and Sony's Smartwatch 2 to enhance travelling experience for customers

Feb 11 2014, 1:14pm CST | by

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Virgin Atlantic takes travel experience to a new level

Virgin Atlantic is definitely thinking one step ahead and for those who think that tablets are the definition of higher technology incorporation in the business world are in for a big surprise. To improve customers’ travel experiences, Virgin Atlantic has encouraged the use of Google Glass and Sony's Smartwatch 2 to manage in an efficient way the check-in process at the airport. But as the use of these gadgets should out the world’ luxury’ it is without doubt for the Upper Class passengers. And it seems like the Heathrow Airport's has been following quite well and has fallen right into place with the use of this technology which enables the staff at the airport to greet every customer by their name.

This creates a whole new luxurious travelling experience with the staff readily providing flight information and updates and translations of any foreign language material. The test run is going to last for a good six weeks but the Virgin Atlantic is quite determined to take a step forward with technology. they are envisioning a software which will let them know the customer preferences as far as food is concerned.

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