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WTB: Clear Skies For $500,000
Author: Matt Guschausky
published: 2008-01-11 00:59:00
Clear, one of the companies that operates the pre-screened passenger lanes at 14 airports, has decided they want you to move along a little faster. Recently announced, the “Clear Prize” is a $500,000 prize to anyone that can reduce wait times by 15% or more through any combination of technology, management, or magic.
I’m sure there will be the usual entries from boring defense companies using puffs of air and spectrometers, but why let those guys have all the fun and money? They already get paid enough by making us wait for two hours already. I bet any number of the folks that frequent this site could come up with some kind of serious Rube Goldberg contraption involving lasers, conveyor belts, movie quizzes, and of course some kind of robot. Heck, toss in a machine that goes ping for good measure. I doubt a terrorist would be expecting that!