The Lynceus Project enables cruise companies and vessels keep in track with the number of passengers and monitor them in emergency situations. Recently, cruise companies, and researchers collaborated to develop a wireless system that will track and account for each one of the passengers onboard a vessel.
Facial recognition technology has made its way in the cruise industry and now there are available applications everywhere. Technology company IDEMIA has cooperated with Royal Caribbean and the US Customs and Borders Protection to trial biometric identity verification for CBP’s processes at terminals in Miami, Florida and Cape Liberty, New Jersey.
Celebrity Edge, the first ship to be completely designed in 3D has already started its Translantic voyage this month. The vessel marks a turning point on ship design, as from the first sketches, every step was done in 3D. Celebrity Cruise officially took delivery of Celebrity Edge from the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France in November 2018.
Wärtsilä has supplied an external lighting system for a new cruise ship currently under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard, which will be delivered in October.
The steel cutting ceremony of “Silver Muse”, the ultra-luxury cruise ship which Fincantieri will build for Silversea Cruises
GE has been selected to power MSC Crociere’s planned Seaside’ platform
ABB has won orders worth $60 million to deliver complete propulsion systems for two vessels for Star Cruises
After launching its Terrestrial Broadband Network (TBN) just more than one year ago, MTN Communications (MTN) announced the number of TBN-connected cruise ships has doubled and covered regions have tripled.
Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship, Quantum of the Seas incorporates technology to amplify the vacation experience
First cruise line to use google street view technology
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