Tap and Fly

April 01, 2013

“In our industry, we need tap and go; it has to be fast,” Renaud Irminger, director of SITA Lab told NFC Times, while demonstrating SIM-based boarding passes at a mock boarding gate set up at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, an event organized by the GSMA. “We cannot do tap and confirm or tap and enter. We need tap and fly.” (See full article)

SITA is a leading proponent of NFC technology as a way to eventually replace cumbersome 2D bar codes and is currently is working on trials for airlines.