Rockwell Collins’ ARINC Airports is pleased to announce the arrival of a new datasheet in our resources Lounge. ARINC Airports Automated Passport Control (APC) Datasheet is available now to view online or download here.

As security mandates grow ever more rigorous, and traveller numbers continue to increase, airports of all sizes are looking to automation to help ease congestion, enhance airport operations and improve passenger satisfaction.

Fully-automated, self-service solution to enhance border security

Rockwell Collins’ ARINC Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks provide a self-service solution for US travellers, automating the border control process through the transmission of passenger travel information to the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) before meeting with a border officer.

Fully compliant with CBP requirements and standards for image validation, APC kiosks are already improving passenger flow at US immigration and customs checkpoints, using facial recognition software to assess and ensure that passengers can fulfil mandatory travel documentation requirements.

The removal of the step for CBP officers to manually check identification documentation speeds up the process, reduces instances of queuing and allows greater use of resources for additional checks that may be required.

The key benefits of automating passport control with Rockwell Collins

ARINC APC kiosks deliver a multilingual, user-friendly interface with touch screen capabilities for eligible passengers who have pre-registered with the CBP on the Visa Waiver Program.

The system provides key benefits for both Customs and Border Protection and for airports and airlines:

  • Faster immigration processing
  • Enhanced security
  • Greater resource management
  • Enhanced processing capacity
  • Improved passenger experience
  • Reduced congestion and queueing
  • Reduction in ground delays and missed flight connections.

As mandatory security requirements and rising passenger numbers place greater pressure on the airport operational environment, regardless of size or capacity, it is clear that automation is the answer.

Rockwell Collins’ ARINC Automated Passport Control kiosks provide another layer to the self-service airport experience, and as the ARINC APC kiosks operate on the same framework as our other common-use self-service (CUSS) kiosks, airports can further benefit from sharing multiple applications from a centralised location.

To find out more about Rockwell Collins’ ARINC APC kiosks solution, download the datasheet now, or contact us for further information.

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