Brightbox, Inc., the leading platform provider of secure mobile device recharging solutions, is pleased to announce the roll out of its Mark3 charging stations at British Airways’ Galleries Lounge in Terminal 7 at JFK Airport in New York. British Airways has been offering the Brightbox amenity to fliers in their Executive Lounge since 2013 and is now adding more stations to areas in Terminal 7.
Brightbox, a New York based B2B kiosk technology company, is the global leader in developing and deploying secure charging locker stations for on-the-go people to stay connected via their mobile devices, including cell phones, phablets, backup chargers and batteries. The Brightbox® Mark3 mobile charging platform is the most innovative, secure mobile device charging solution available in today’s marketplace and was recently selected as the "Best Digital Signage Kiosk Application" by rAVe [Publications], the leading expert magazine in audio visual reviews, at Digital Signage Expo 2015.
Placement of the British Airways branded Brightbox® Mark3 charging stations throughout the state-of-the-art Galleries Lounge in JFK’s Terminal 7 is providing British Airways’ First and Club World customers, as well as Gold and Silver Executive Club members, with a secure charging amenity that lets them continue to communicate, navigate, search, shop, share, snack, dine, pay, play, and relax before or between their flights, resting assured that their phones are being safely and optimally charged in a station that delivers both physical security and data privacy.
Brightbox provides mobile freedom, enabling travelers to live life charged and connected. It facilitates trust in public place amenity charging solutions, and provides a great lifestyle product and experience that is a rich opportunity for engagement between connected people, spaces and brands. Smart phone users simply swipe a credit/debit or complimentary card to open an available station chamber, plug in their mobile device or accessory to one of three industry standard charging cords, close the chamber and return later to swipe the same card to retrieve their charged phone.
The ability to safely charge via Brightbox improves the overall customer experience, helping to competitively differentiate an airline and its offerings. It simplifies life for harried business travelers and anyone en route, enabling them to stay connected to work, family, friends, and social apps, knowing they can securely charge their phones at the airport terminal before or after their flight. Brightbox charging is instrumental in satisfying customers who might otherwise lose that important connection with work, family and friends during the course of their trip. Passengers appreciate the stylish looks, the seamless user experience and the unrivalled security and sophistication of the Brightbox platform, which is increasingly favored by the airline industry to help improve consumer experience and boost frequent flier satisfaction.
“Charged phones are an absolute must have while traveling. We’re pleased to offer secure and convenient charging via Brightbox to our customers in the Galleries Lounge at JFK,” said Timothy Morton-Humphreys of British Airways. “It’s another service we can offer our valued customers that makes flying with us the best possible experience. Brightbox is invested in our satisfaction and our needs and we look forward to extending our partnership with them.”
Brightbox offers intelligent, encrypted solutions that maintain data privacy and security via its highly secure and reliable platform. Brightbox never access sensitive phone data. Airlines, companies and venues can choose how to project brand image or deliver information via an innovative menu of content and interactivity options. The Brightbox® Mark3 features a 10” interactive touch screen, with video and slide show capabilities that provide effective delivery of direct sponsor messaging, surveys, customer acquisition, brand offers and promotions. Exclusive offers are also available via branded key or other cards and keys specifically tailored for customers, events and activations. Companies and venues can leverage intimate and seamless interactions between consumers and the Brightbox charging kiosk for high impact and measurable ROI.
“It’s all about connectivity, communication and satisfaction,” said Don Rossi, Senior VP of Sales for Brightbox. “Travelers require a trusted recharging solution when they’re on the go. They need to connect with business or family and being without charge can be a real problem. Brightbox ensures that they will always make those connections when they are at the airport and it gives airlines another route to customer satisfaction.”
Brightbox’s UL and agency certified stations ensure the physical security and data integrity of phones being charged, are PCI compliant with a best-in-class encrypted card reader and meet the highest standards for safety and security. They offer retractable charging cables and chambers that can accommodate nearly any mobile device, including the latest phablets, while delivering the safest fast charge possible at optimized manufacturer recommended rates. No other charging kiosk company offers a similarly competitive, robust platform with such a range of security, engagement and interactivity features.
Brightbox® (brightboxcharge.com0 is B2B kiosk technology solutions company providing global venues and users with the best-in-class secure mobile device and accessory charging platform for marketing, sponsorship and venue interaction. Founded in 2011 and based in New York City, Brightbox delivers intelligent and innovative charging solutions and has deployed 500 of its secure charging lockers in 4 countries and 22 states in a variety of event and vertical markets that include hospitality, entertainment, healthcare, retail, education, transport and government.
Enterprise customers include Dream, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Omni, Sheraton, Caesars, MGM, Heineken, Christie’s, Forest City Enterprises, RadioShack, Rite Aid, Toys’R’Us, Memorial Malls, Westfield Malls, Buffalo Bills, LA Fitness, Planet Hollywood, New York Red Bulls, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner Cable, Universal Studios, Windham Mountain, Baystate Health, Hospital for Special Surgery, Mount Sinai Health, Orlando Health, South Shore Hospital, Yale New Haven Health, American Airlines, British Airways, CUNY, Columbia University, and BR CHARGE.
Event customers include AOL, AdWeek, American Airlines, BBC ComicCon, CEDIA, Citibank, Coca-Cola, CoffeeFest, Detroit Grand Prix, Discovery Channel, Event Tech, FISH, Gartner, GoPuck, HBO, IBM, IMEX, InCharged, Intel, Jack Morton, Major League Baseball, Megacon, Minor League Baseball, NFL Experience, Pitney Bowes, Octagon, PCMA, Ripley’s Entertainment, Samsung, Smart Source, So Cool Events, Societe Generale, UBS, Verizon, and Wells Fargo.
About British Airways
British Airways is a full service global airline, offering year-round low fares with an extensive global route network flying to and from centrally-located airports.