ABC and Unilode roll out connected containers

AirBridgeCargo Airlines and Unilode Aviation Solutions rolled out what they describe as the world’s first digitised main deck containers. The AMA/AMD fire-resistant containers, manufactured by Nordisk Aviation Products, are equipped with a Transmitting Portable Electronic Device based on Unilode’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE 5.0) technology. They can track the location of the unit and the cargo being carried in the container, and transmit status updates on various parameters such as ... [+]

Cathay tests Bluetooth beacons

Cathay Pacific and Unilode say they have successfully concluded a proof of technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons at the airline's cargo hub in Hong Kong. The two partners, together with OnAsset Intelligence, focused on the practicality of using these wireless devices in the multi-storey, concrete surroundings of the cargo ... [+]

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