Japan Airlines (JAL) serves the latest iBeacon technology to engage the passenger and give them better services at Tokyo Haneda Airport’s Domestic Terminal one. It will be installed at each boarding gate to get the exact position and will be connected with the staff via their electronic devices.
All staffs will wearing a smartwatch, allowing JAL’s control desk to assign task to particular team members depending on their position. By using this advanced technology, JAL aim to serve immediate response to the passenger at the airport.
Using Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear 2 smartwatches, the Japan Airlines’ staffs are able to work more efficient and share operating system. Another device that will be tested is Android Wear-Powered LG G Watch.
Meanwhile Japan Airlines is not the first airplane company which use iBeacon technology. In June 2014 American Airlines installed 100 Apple iBeacons at Terminal four of Dallas Fort Wort (DFW). The several airplane companies are easyjet and Virgin Atlantic which has similar trials of iBeacon technology.