Atlanta & O’Hare intro biometric kiosks

By | May 13, 2014

Acuity Market provides new numbers to complement the new deployment news. Thanks Maxine!

Craig Keefner‘s insight:

Earlier this month, Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson and Chicago O’Hare — two of the world’s busiest airports — announced the introduction of biometric Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks.

According to Maxine Most, Principal at Acuity Market Intelligence, “APC kiosks offer a cost effective and rapidly deployable means of reducing congestion at international arrivals. These announcements reflect a decisive global trend towards expediting international airport passengers through rapid adoption of automated border control technology.”

In the “The Global Automated Border Control Industry Report: Airport eGates and Kiosks”, Acuity projects that while there are currently less than 400 APC kiosks deployed in 13 airports in the US and Canada, North American and European airports will drive global APC Kiosk market expansion to nearly 8,000 units and more than $550 million in revenues by 2018, reflecting a 22% CAGR over five years.

Author: Staff Writer

Craig Keefner is the editor for Kiosk Industry (Self Service Kiosk Machine). Opinions and point of view here on kioskindustry is not necessarily the stance of the Kiosk Association or -- With over 40 years in the industry and experience in large and small kiosk solutions, Craig is widely considered to be an expert in the field. Major kiosk projects for him include Verizon Bill Pay kiosk and hundreds of others.