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Cruise Ship Technology

CRUISE SHIP TECHNOLOGY Cruise ships have been at the forefront of boating technology for many years. However, there have been some amazing advancements over the last few months. In this infographic, we're going to give you the lowdown on all the latest tech. Take a look at the information below, and we’re certain you'll be just as impressed as us. TRACKING EIGHTY INCH A tracking service for luggage has been created. That allows passengers to keep an eye on their bags, and where they are on the ship. GAMING ROOMS TABLET DEVICES TV SCREENS Quantum of the Seas APPS Live gaming rooms Quantum of the Seas CHIPPED WRISTBANDS have been included for contains a number of contains a number of Smartphone applications have been produced to assist with checking-in, and booking tables at on-board restaurants. teenagers. That includes six robo-screens that stage surprise performances on every voyage. eighty inch TV screens that create floor to ceiling views in cheaper cabins. These are referred to eighty inch TV screens that create floor to ceiling views in cheaper cabins. RFID chipped wristbands will now be used for passengers to access their rooms. These are referred to as virtual portholes. as virtual portholes. AMAZING TECHNOLOGY ENTERTAINMENT Wi Fi WRISTBAND PURCHASES SKYDIVING PHOTO KIOSKS WIFI A different RFID wristband HIGHER EXPERIENCES can be used for passengers WRISTBAND PURCHASES to make on-board purchases without the need to present their room number, or their Some modern cruise Quantum of the Seas BANDWIDTH Some cruise ships ships include facial recognition technology at photo kiosks. That is to speed up the process of finding all your images. and soon to be launched Thanks to facial recognition technology, artwork on-board these modern cruise ships now include skydiving experiences. They consist of long Anthem of the Seas offer With higher bandwidth levels than ever before, passengers on the new fleet of ships from Royal Caribbean can now an amazingly good WiFi credit card. connection thanks to a has become animated. As vertical wind tunnels that fleet of satellites that soon as you stand in front of the image (especially in Disney entertainment spaces), they move. remain in low create a feeling of free-falling. Earth orbit. stream video and even work from the vessel uninterrupted if they want to. AUTOMATED BARS The first automated bar has been OBSERVATION POD created where customers place their drinks to robots and order using tablets. CRUISE LIFE Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of The robots then mix the drinks and send the Seas will contain a North Star them to the table using a conveyor system. observation pod that rises 300 feet into the air offering 360-degree views. LESS QUEUES You can now print your tickets and boarding passes at home. This is a move designed to limit the amount of time you spend queuing at the docks. SHAPE RECOGNITION Shape recognition cameras are used to let staff know when queues are becoming too long. This information is also displayed on boards around the ship. That means passengers can find out about waiting times before walking to their favourite restaurants. cruise1st.co.uk second to none Sources http://www.techinsider.net/royal-caribbean-cruises-ltd-rcls-foray-in-the-future-with-smartships/1115519.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/cruises/cruise-news/11058722/Robotic-bartenders-on-Royal-Caribbeans-Quantum-cruise-ships.html http://www.princess.com/news/backgrounders_and_fact_sheets/factsheet/Royal-Princess-Debuts-New-Technology-Features.html#.VBFH9_ldWT8 http://www.seasiteblog.com/2012/03/12-coolest-high-tech-trends-at-sea/

Cruise Ship Technology

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Cruise ships have come a long way in the past year. If you think that cruise holidays equates shuffle board and bingo evenings, think again - this infographic will show you just what to expect from th...

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