Air New Zealand wants to use augmented reality to see how you feel inflight
  • Airlines already have a whole bunch of information about you when you fly.
  • It’s a future that Air New Zealand is exploring, with the help of Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset.
  • The HoloLens could also display information about your meal preferences, when your last drink was, when your last flight was, where your final destination is, loyalty status, and even pick up on audio visual cues to indicate your emotion.
  • But we’d also wonder if passengers might not be so into a flight attendant with a giant set of AR goggles using the HoloLens’ “air tap” gesture around the cabin.
  • Not to mention the fact that some information — like loyalty status or meal/drink preferences — won’t be so useful for us mere mortals in economy class, who aren’t often wondering where that gin and tonic we ordered 15 minutes ago has gone to.

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