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

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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.

FEATURES


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).

Mobile Charging Station: Retail’s opportunity to drive traffic and keep shoppers in store

There are more than a handful of concerns keeping retail marketers up at night. Two prime ones are how to drive traffic to stores and how to keep customers engaged and in-store long enough to make purchases.

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NEWS


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.

Canadian airport's 'modernization' plan includes self-service baggage drop

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has launched self-service baggage-drop kiosks.

Phoenix Sky Harbor launches Canadian-made customs kiosks

Vancouver (Canada) International Airport entered into an agreement with Phoenix (Arizona) Sky Harbor International Airport in June 2014 for the sale of 12 self-service customs kiosks to the Arizona airport, according to a press release.

Detroit airport deploys self-service passport kiosks

Detroit Metropolitan Airport recently installed 30 new Automated Passport Control kiosks for international travelers.

Automated passport kiosks take off

The Automated Passport Control Kiosk has been added to several airports around the country, among the latest, Detroit Metropolitan International Airport, which just installed 30 new APCs.

Travelers fly through airport customs with self-service kiosks

Customs waits in Boston may be a little shorter since Logan International Airport has deployed 30 self-service kiosks, according to the Boston Globe.  The Massachusetts Port Authority paid $2.1 million for the kiosks in an effort to ease congestion at U.S. Customs and Border Protection areas.

Device-charging and digital signage ad kiosks landing in three of the country's busiest airports

Interactive and digital out-of-home advertising solutions designer Monster Media has renewed its interactive digital wall agreement and signed an additional contract with Clear Channel Airports, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor, to roll out a nationwide network of interactive charging stations.

Malaysia Airlines closes economy check-in in favor of self check-in

Today Malaysia Airlines will close its staff check-in counters and move to required self-service kiosks for all passengers flying out of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, according to Australian Business Traveller. The new self-service kiosks will also include baggage handling and mobile apps for online check-in.

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