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On the eve of its annual Air Transport IT Summit in Brussels, SITA has unveiled KATE, an intelligent, robotic check-in kiosk that it believes will help reduce queues at airports.
Developed by SITA Lab, which explores the future of technology in air travel, it notes that KATE will autonomously move to busy or congested areas in the airport as needed, promising to relegate check-in queues to the past.
It looks like an airline kiosk for check-in, but its creator says it can figure out if you’re lying.
INCREASING BORDER SECURITY WITH AUTOMATION Published on 31 December 2014 08:12 by Sean Farrell Introduction At the end of October, Acuity Market Intelligence reported that automated border control kiosks were expanding across North America and the Caribbean with a total of 25 airports now offering the service. The analyst reports that global market for kiosks will reach 8,000… Read More »
JetBlue has completely overhauled the T5 lobby first opened in 2008, making it more self-service focused.
Some pretty nice designs for airport check-in kiosks and baggage kiosks.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) today announced its proprietary line of self-serve border control solutions, BorderXpress, has been expanded to meet the requirements of Canada Border Service Agency’s (CBSA) new Primary Inspection Kiosk (PIK) program. YVR will roll out 90 new PIK configured BorderXpress Kiosks in spring 2017. YVR is proud to be an integral part of CBSA’s objective… Read More »
Airport Digital Signage Deployed Decaux in Dallas DFW Airport Nice shot of unit in DFW for Decaux Credit: this is a kiosk designed and built by Olea Kiosks. Deployed many of them across DFW in 2016 and 2017.
Self-Adhesive Bagtag Printers For Airline Check-In Kiosks Read full article at Airport Improvement website Apr2020 — To accommodate the tags’ unique adhesive, Embross partnered with printer manufacturer Custom to add special rollers to its VelocityOne kiosks. Author: Mindy Hamlin Published in: March 2020 The ticketing lobby at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) on the island of Honolulu… Read More »
OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 17, 2017) – Canada Border Services Agency Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Mark Laroche, Ottawa International Airport Authority President and CEO, announced that Primary Inspection Kiosks will be operating at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport starting Monday, March 20, 2017. Minister Goodale also announced that… Read More »
From St. Louis Dispatch Feb 2020 — ST. LOUIS COUNTY — St. Louis Lambert International Airport on Monday launched its new biometric security screening alternative in Terminal 2 — the one housing Southwest Airlines’ operations. The new CLEAR biometric system, which identifies people via fingerprints and the iris of their eyes, is available to passengers who pay up to… Read More »
Vancouver International Airport will be first in Canada to use NEXUS facial recognition kiosk technology. Innovative Travel Solutions announced today that their biometric kiosks have been configured to meet the requirements of the NEXUS program, a joint Canada Border Service Agency’s (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (U.S. CBP) operated Trusted Travellers program. BorderXpress NEXUS features ‘tap-and-go’… Read More »
On Twitter, Uber interface designer for airports and travel Jon Kantrowitz shared images of the kiosks and provided some details on how they work. Read more at MobileSyrup.com: Uber launches kiosks at Toronto Pearson Airport for phone-less ride-hailing Jon Kantrowitz @jkantro Designed and launched a thing: Uber rider kiosks at Toronto Pearson Airport! Shout out to our first riders, a… Read More »
Storm Interface & Future Travel Experience (FTE) By Craig Keefner — See Storm’s entire range of Assistive Technology Products (ATP) and find out more about exciting new product launches scheduled for later this year. These ATP devices are ADA compliant and RNIB Accredited, designed to offer menu navigation by means of audible content description. They allow users with… Read More »
YVR’s Innovative Travel Solutions becomes first in Europe to provide permanent border control kiosks for Entry and Exit border control Cyprus airports install 74 BORDERXPRESS kiosks to enhance security, speed of service and improve experience for passengers Big news today for the airport industry with the installation of 74 BorderXpress kiosks at Pafos International Airport and Larnaka International Airport in Cyprus.… Read More »
YVR’s Innovative Travel Solutions and Glidepath deliver world’s most efficient self-service bag drop system CHECKITXPRESS system will improve the speed and ease of passenger and bag movement Richmond, B.C., May 18, 2018: Today, Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) and Glidepath, one of the world’s leaders in airport baggage handling, celebrated the installation of the first CHECKITXPRESS self-bag drop unit at YVR. CHECKITXPRESS… Read More »
IT and telecommunication provider SITA has supplied 100 of its automated border control kiosks for installation in three major international…Rea
Travellers from up to five SITA kiosks can be managed from just one immigration counter. The kiosks have reportedly reduced the time passengers spend in queues by as much as 40%.
Mexico Ministry of Communications and Transportation secretary general Gerardo Ruiz Esparza said: “The installation of these kiosks represents another example of the implementation of state-of-the-art technology in Mexico, aimed at preserving the safety of people and their goods, as well as facilitating activities related to aviation.
“Automating the entry of domestic and foreign passengers who do not require a visa is achieved by capturing biometric data (fingerprints, photography and scanning of the passport), which quadruples the capacity of passenger attention for each migration agent.”
U.S. Access Board Webinar: Accessible Airport Terminals (June 7) For Airport Kiosk Accessibility Regulations, the next webinar in the U.S. Access Board’s free monthly series will take place June 7 from 2:30 – 4:00 (ET) and review accessibility requirements for airports under the ADA and other laws. The session will focus on areas of special concern, including passenger loading zones, self-service ticketing kiosks, security checkpoints, boarding… Read More »
Automated Border Control Kiosks Reach 71 Installations C. Maxine Most Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence Border authorities have embraced digital identification and biometric-based automation to simplify and accelerate border control processing. Acuity’s latest report on border control kiosks reveals that 71 installations deploying 2283 border control kiosks are active at 59 ports of entry across the globe. These… Read More »
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Nice video of Passport Control Kiosk operation. Kiosk by YVR Vancouver.
DULUTH, GA – NCR today announced it will provide TouchPort 120 SelfServ kiosks to Aeroméxico, the largest airline in Mexico, to help expedite th
NCR Touchports being installed for Aeromexico
The passport control technology has been developed by Innovative Travel Solutions and is available at 24 international airports including, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The technology also provides service in 26 different languages.Vancouver International Airport has introduced its BorderXpress automated passport kiosk solution at Oakland International Airport.
Really like their designs. Vancouver has done a great job. The passport control technology has been developed by Innovative Travel Solutions and is available at 24 international airports including, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The technology also provides service in 26 different languages.
Frankfurt Airport’s information kiosks now offer Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish languages, as well as English, German and Mandarin.
Passport kiosks APC and more Self-service Industry Group (Selfservice.io) was fortunate to get some time with Christopher Gilliland who is the manager of Innovative Travel Solutions at Vancouver Airport Authority. Christopher Gilliland YVR has been the leading automated passport kiosk deployer for many years. For that matter airport terminals have been the domain of Canada for many many years.… Read More »
Biometric technology is helping to drive forward a major expansion of the self-service technology market, according to a new report. Source: findbiometrics.com
Gatwick Airport is the first airport worldwide to introduce kiosk payment for self bag drop systems so as to simplify baggage check-in for its customers. Materna recently has been awarded the contract for this and will install 50 systems at Gatwick Airport starting in April 2015. Materna’s self bag drop system comes with an intuitive graphical user interface… Read More »