Scottish newspaper the Scotsman has today revealed that Edinburgh airport will be the first in the UK to trial Google Glass eyewear with the aim at improving customer service.
From now until the end of the year members of the airport’s customer services team will use Google glass eyewear to provide flight information translations and answer general enquiries from passengers passing through Edinburgh international airport.
Scotland’s Edinburgh airport welcomed more than 9 million passengers during 2013 and expect more and more visitors in the coming years. Edinburgh airport chief executive Gordon Dewar explained in an interview
“We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to improve the airport experience for our passengers and Google Glass trial is a great example of how we’re thinking out the box.”-“The fact it’s the first trial of its kind in a UK airport is exciting, as it shows we are leading the way in how we interact with our passengers.”-“Over the next few months we’ll be able to establish whether this product is suitable for an airport environment.”
For more information on the latest developments from Google and their wearable Glass eyewear jump over to the official Google Glass website for full details, specifications and pricing.
Source: The Scotsman