Based in Scottsdale, Jason is an entrepreneur, technology enthusiast, investor and futurist with interests in giving back to the community through his many philanthropic activities.
After completion of his degree in finance studies, Jason Hope obtained an MBA from the Carey School of Business. Soon after creating a mobile tech communication firm, as well as involving himself in community programs in the locality and mentoring the youth.
Jason Hope futuristic interests lie in the Internet of Things (IoT). The investor has complete confidence the application of the concept can shape future interactions with technology. Continuous adoption of wireless connectivity is vamping technological outlays, and there is an expectation that by 2020, more than 25 billion gadgets will be interlinked.
A key feature of the advancement in IoT technology is the Bluetooth beacon that provides for objects to interact with each other and receive commands from people. The beacons can gather information and relay it, with current beacons featuring a sensor that is relatively small in size that can be attached to almost any device.
Jason Hope notes the broad implication the new technology has on the airline industry, and of particular interest to the investor is the proportion of budget allocation provided by the industry to implement Internet of Things based practices. The entrepreneur is aware of plans by more than half of the airline industry players to execute the adoption of the IoT technological advancements. Such statistics indicate the central role that the technology will have on the air transport experience.
On the safety benefits that IoT brings to the air travel companies, Jason Hope reflects on the importance of real-time data collection, with each section of a plane connected and enabled to collect and transmit data to ground clues for analysis. The feedback makes it easier to track maintenance schedules automatically, while also projecting confidence to the clients that use the airlines.
The airlines are solving inefficiencies in security check-ups, and ticket pricing fluctuation challenges through the use of IoT, resulting in better customer services. The beacon technology is projected to provide the client with directions in the future, while responses from sensors situated on passenger seats will aid the airline companies to adjust the environment to suit the client requirements.
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