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Airline Group Forming Central Beacon Registry

To provide flight updates and related information to passengers in a more streamlined manner, the global air transporters grouping IATA is working on developing a central registry of beacons, a proximity sensing solution. Beacons, generally based on bluetooth technology, are mostly used within the airports to provide information to passengers through their mobile devices. Mostly carriers provide flight and gate information to passengers through this technology. 

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