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Poke here, poke there, poke everywhere, including IFE

GuestLogix has teamed with Pokeware to offer airlines a way to generate new revenues by integrating video content and contextual advertising. Essentially, if you see something you like in a piece of video content, you can poke it to learn more about the product, and if you still like it you can buy it. Key […]

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Chip & Pin for IFE in the spotlight as GuestLogix deal emerges

Thales and Panasonic are at least “three to five years away from providing Chip & Pin PCI-compliant seat-back screen solutions”. But even if their systems were complaint, passengers may be reticent to enter credit card info in such a highly public space (i.e. seated beside passengers). That’s the jaw-dropping claim made to RWG today by […]

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Chicken coughs up lung just in time for Long Beach

The Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas (AIX) and co-located Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) exhibitions in Long Beach are fast approaching and, true to form, I feel like a chicken with its head cut off (here is how chill I looked before the beheading). I’ve taped a quick and dirty video to talk about just a […]

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PICTURES: Get ready to shop at Row 44′s Skytown Center

Row 44 can be a quiet bunch. So quiet, in fact, that Row 44′s online press room hasn’t been updated since April 2009, when the firm announced a deal to fit Norwegian’s 737NGs with the firm’s in-flight high-speed Internet system. Indeed, the Row 44 site doesn’t even mention the equipment purchase deal signed in January […]

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Gulp…Southwest studies options for real-time credit card swipes

On a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Baltimore, it was clear to me that the carrier’s cashless cabin strategy is working well. Flight attendants were busily swiping credit cards for those passengers who enjoy a little more kick to their glass of coke. One friendly attendant told me that the carrier has sold […]

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