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.


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.

Coca-Cola facial recognition kiosk uploads straight to Facebook (Video)

A digital signage kiosk updates people's Facebook page automatically by recognizing their facial features.

Restaurants get in touch with biometrics

Fingerprint-reading technology is cheaper and easier to use than many think.

Travel group lobbies for security-screening kiosks

The U.S. Travel Association is pushing for a domestic trusted traveler program.

Finding success in self-service: Kiosk execs discuss 'How to's'

Leaders offer ideas on engaging consumers and partners to launch winning products.

Prescription medication kiosks just what the doctor ordered

Kiosks that dispense prescription meds raise eyebrows and worries about abuse, but industry executives say the systems are safe and ready to roll out.

The self-service industry's best and worst of 2009

We look at this year's top five self-service influencers and one we'd like to forget.

U.S. government driving growth of biometrics in self-service

Healthcare reform and a program from the Department of Homeland Security are opening doors for the expansion of biometric technology.

Lessons to learn from the Clear kiosk program's demise

The registered traveler program's abrupt closure shocked its 200,000-plus members last month. Here's a look at what may have gone wrong.

Self-service airport program to allow bypass of customs

Washington Dulles airport getting passengers through security lines quickly.

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Biometrics kiosk IDs evidence at Orlando police conference

Law Enforcement Intelligent Devices LLC will demonstrate its Biometric Access Control System at the 121st Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Exposition, October 25-28.

Innerscope unveils biometric research tool

Innerscope Research has launched its Shopper Sensus Suite, a standardized consumer neuroscience platform designed to improve a customer's experience with package designs.

Robocoin chooses Fujitsu's biometrics for Bitcoin ATMs

Bitcoin and cash dispensing provider Robocoin announced today a partnership with Fujitsu to incorporate Fujitsu's PalmSecure biometrics into Robocoin kiosks.

Orlando Int'l Airport gets biometric passport-processing kiosks

Orlando International Airport is now processing passengers from visa waiver countries with biometric kiosks as a means to expedite the arrival experience, according to a news release. The kiosks are compatible with the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) program....

Sensus kiosks measure emotional engagement with biometrics, neuroscience

Innerscope Research Inc. has announced the release of Sensus, integrated consumer neuroscience kiosks which the company said deliver a combination of market research tools in a single platform. With enhanced neuroscience-based capabilities, including biometrics, eye tracking and facial coding, combined...

Customs kiosks land at Pittsburgh International

Two Global Entry kiosks will be deployed at the Pittsburgh International Airport to speed customs processing for low-risk international travelers, according to an article on Airport World. Passengers enrolled in Global Entry will be able to process their entry into the U.S. via the kiosks using their machine-readable passport.

EyeTech eye-tracking system to display at CES

EyeTech, a provider of natural user interface technology, will showcase its AEye eye control tech at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. NUI technologies incorporate touch, voice and gesture control into the human/machine interaction. The AEye technology consists...

Biometric health screening kiosks to deploy at Sav-On Drug Stores

PharmaSmart International Inc. and Sav-Mor/Sav-On Pharmacies, a Michigan-based retail pharmacy network, announced a partnership to deploy PharmaSmart's biometric screening and integrated health IT solutions throughout Michigan pharmacies. PharmaSmart will deploy its blood pressure and pulse kiosk, supported by its patented,...

Portugal's Lisbon Int'l Airport gets passport verification kiosks

Vision-Box S.A., providers of automated border control systems and electronic identity solutions, has installed its Automated Border Control eGate, vb i-match 5, in the new arrivals and departures terminal at Lisbon International Airport in Portugal. The Automated Border Control eGates...

Georgia corrections kiosks facilitate faster probation payments

General Payment Systems Inc. announced that it will provide kiosk-based payment and tracking technology for probation needs through CSRA Probation Services, which services approximately 60 courts throughout Georgia. The technology allows probationers to complete a required monthly check-in and submit...

Oslo Gardermoen Airport deploys ABC eGates

Vision-Box S.A., a provider of automated border control equipment, announced it has designed, developed and manufactured ABC eGates for the Norwegian National Police Directorate and supported their deployment at Oslo Gardermoen Airport. The eGate scans the individual's passport, validates the...

Facial recognition brought to line of DMV kiosks

Intellectual Technology Inc., suppliers of secure on-demand issuance of motor vehicle documents, announced the addition of a photo capture capability to their self-service kiosks, which the company said enhances the existing driver's license and ID card renewal service by allowing...

Argus launches biometric Smart Kiosk

Argus Global, a provider of biometrically-enabled solutions, recently released a fully customizable, self-contained biometrics unit that the company said is set revolutionize fraud prevention in the retail and leisure industry. The Smart Kiosk is designed to be flexible as users...

TabletKiosk teams with SMI for eye-tracking PC

Germany-based SensoMotoric Instruments, an eye-tracking technology solution provider, announced a collaboration with TabletKiosk, manufacturers of enterprise-grade tablet PCs, to develop and produce a tablet PC with market-ready eye tracking integration, according to a news release. SMI's remote eye tracking technology...

Kiosk is star of the show for Global Entry Program

The Passport and Visa Company, a privately registered company with the U.S. State Department Passport Agencies, Consulates and Embassies, and the U.S.

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