Passport kiosks 'more than tripled' in North America

Acuity Market Intelligence announced that the deployment of Automated Board Control and Automated Passport Control kiosks has risen to more than 2,500 worldwide, a sign of a maturing market.

FEATURES


Biometric kiosks: the key for effective, secure and smart identification

Security concerns in the present world continue to grow ever more complex. Identity management and the many billions lost every year through fraudulent authentication in financial, banking, retail and corporate environments is pushing for the need for enhanced and secure identification and personal verification technologies.

How kiosks are transforming the airport travel experience

From entry to departure to arrival, kiosks could soon make it possible to venture through an airport without a single human interaction.

Commentary: Self-service is soaring at international airports

The increase in airport self-service deployments could take the stress out of future airline travel.

Gov't agencies seek to sequester savings with self-service

Could the sequester cuts lead to self-service gains in public sector deployments? 

The Top 10 kiosk stories of 2012

Thanks to the power of website analytics, we have tallied the list of our most-read stories of 2012.

Airports going DIY: Top kiosk trends of 2012, Pt. II

Airline travel and health care illustrate the spread of self-service in 2012.

Technical challenges to NFC implementation: Lessons from the aviation industry

From passport readers to frequent flyer cards, NFC in aviation calls for the highest level of security.

Survey: Airline passengers want more self-service

Automated check-in, baggage drop and boarding gates ranked high as technology priorities.

Virtual grocery kiosk taking off at London Airport

Virtual grocery kiosks allow passengers to fill their refrigerator before they get home.

A New Perspective on ADA: Empathy rather than compliance

After hearing reports that Whistler got 4 feet of snow in March, my son and I changed our Spring Break plans and headed for the slopes. After five days of amazing skiing, SNAP! I hit a mogul wrong and ripped my ACL (in lieu of flowers, send chocolate).

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NEWS


Airport kiosk links passsengers to San Antonio library

The San Antonio International Airport introduced two digital library kiosks as part of a joint effort between the airport and the San Antonio Public Library.

Rockwell Collins airline kiosks, applications earnings 'exceeding expectations'

Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins Inc. announced a 15-percent increase in sales for Q4 2014 compared to Q4 2013.

Customers experiencing digital benefit from airlines' increased profit margin

Thanksgiving travel will result as many as 25 million passengers on U.S. airlines in 2014, according to industry trade organization Airlines for America.

JetBlue lands at JFK, adds 50 international travel kiosks

JetBlue has opened the Terminal 5 International Arrivals Hall expansion at New York City-based John F. Kennedy International Airport.

SITA airport trends survey: 86 percent plan investments in kiosks, self-service

Airport communications company SITA has released the results of the 2014 SITA/ACI Airport IT Trends Survey.

Acuity predicts automated passport kiosks to reach 8,000 by 2018

The "APC Kiosk Deployment List," Acuity's most recent APC deployments publication, supplies details on number of kiosks, locations, installation dates, vendors, costs and more.

Virgin Airlines adds check-in kiosks to New York's LaGuardia Airport

Low-cost carrier announces new self-service capabilities at LaGuardia.

Market outlook: smart airport tech to surpass $13M

The smart airports market is predicted to reach $13,481.17 million, with a CAGR registering at 5.61% by 2020.

Texas Hilton displays real-time flight info

Airport information display provider Flyte Systems announced the placement of two FlyteBoard displays in the lobby of the Hilton Arlington in Texas, as part of the hotel's multi-million dollar renovation.

Market outlook on airport self-service released

Markets and Markets released an updated report on airport information systems in North America, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and countries around the world

Market outlook: Kiosk transactions to surpass $1 trillion

Global information technology resource WhaTech has released a market outlook report on North American self-service kiosks.

Dallas airport shortens customs wait by 40%

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport announced the release of its customs clearance program that will include self-service kiosks.

NCR releases latest wayfinding software for airport kiosks

NCR Corp., a Georgia-based consumer technologies provider, announced the release of NCR Wayfinding, its latest software for airport kiosks and mobile devices.

US Customs and Borders kiosks now at San Jose International Airport

San Jose (California) International Airport unveiled two new "global entry kiosks," as part of U.S. Customs and Borders expedited clearance program for pre-approved passengers.

Delta taking the lead in passport kiosk deployment

Delta Airlines' Los Angeles airport hub has installed 10 passport kiosks at Terminal 5.

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