Alaska Airlines to install NFC boarding gate readers

POSTED BY on Aug 16 under Mobile & Web News

Alaska Airlines announced that it will install an NFC boarding gate readers, Access IS are supplying the terminals.

Alaska Airlines are the first in North America that provided 2D barcodes technology for boarding access and is seeing the benefits of NFC technology based on the customers experience from ticketing and boarding the airplane to retail outlets and parking access.

As NFC is not yet a tech for which standards have been established and it is not used widely, the adoption of the technology will require the approval of the TSA and because of this the reader is a suitable choice, as it can be upgraded to provide NFC services.

Source: nfcworld.com

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