Singapore Changi Airport now offers touchless check-in at kiosks.
The airport is adding new technology to its existing self-service kiosks to enable the new service.
Passengers can simply point their finger close to the screen to select their option. The retrofit is powered by touch sensor modules form.
The system works for self check-in and self bag-drop kiosks.
This touchless solution uses Neonode zForce® technology from Swedish company Neonode. The retrofit was done by Singapore-based Arctan Analytics Pte Ltd.
In the COVID-19 era touchless is the latest much have trend. Singapore Changi Airport is one of the largest transportation hubs in Asia. So it is an important new facility for the airport.
Dr. Urban Forssell, CEO of Neonode:
“We have identified transportation hubs as one of several areas we intend to focus on in the near term. Contactless interfaces for check in, baggage drop, and ticketing are appreciated by travelers today and our touch sensor modules are ideal for this type of applications. ”
Mr. Pierre Hausheer, CEO Arctan Analytics:
“With the urgency of the situation in mind, we were keen to develop a practical solution that could reconcile hygiene with convenience. We found that the Neonode’s touch sensor modules were very well-thought-out and Neonode support was crucial to develop a solution in very short time. We will continue working closely with the Changi Airport team to support their push to improve safety for travelers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.”
N.B. Image credit: Singapore Changi