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Nextgov: "DHS Funds Airport Navigation App that Guides You from Check-in to Gate"

by Locus Labs

Following the recent announcement that the Department of Homeland Security would work with LocusLabs to build a mobile app feature that helps travelers navigate security, Nextgov provides some more coverage:

“Wait times at security and customs checkpoints are notoriously inconsistent, so planning for air travel requires a decent amount of guesswork, Kennedy said. But by analyzing GPS information and data feeds from Homeland Security, the app can calculate accurate wait times and point travelers to the fastest lanes to prevent them from clogging certain areas, he said.

The tool will also provide handicap-accessible routes and details on airport restaurants and shops, said Kennedy. And if it looks like you might miss your flight, it’ll even let you know to pick up the pace, he added.

Full article here.

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