JAL Trials Google Glass for Ground Staff
JAL to begin using Google Glass for on the tarmac maintenance trials starting in Honolulu from May 1st: http://bit.ly/Rjlk3t
Japan Airlines (JAL) and Nomura Research Institute (NRI) have announced Google Glass trials will begin on May 1st at Honolulu Airport. The demonstration of what can be carried out efficiently and reliably for aircraft maintenance tasks, such as loading cargo. How to use specific wearable device in this experiment, it is possible to make use of the information transmission function and camera function, to the logistic support in distant locations JAL headquarters staff. At the same time, it is provided a hands-free environment, thereby reducing the burden and improve the efficiency of field operations.
NRI has participated as part aim the creation of new services in collaboration with the company of “NRI future garage” has been promoting the optimization of user interface required. It aims to achieve more secure operational control services of the JAL business.