Existence Of Advanced Airport Infrastructure To Spur The Growth Of E-Passport Market

Dec-2017 | 99Strategy | Technology

An e-passport encloses an electronic chip that embraces the identical data that is printed on the data page of passport. This includes the holder's date of birth, name, and other biographical details. E-passports are primarily used to validate the traveler’s identity during international tours. This technology hoards information about the traveler that holds a digital signature and a unique identification number. Its use is safer than customary paper technology as it decreases the possibility of data alteration and duplication.

The increase in advanced verification methods to spot identity deceptions has demanded the introduction of e-passport. Moreover, the existence of advanced airport infrastructure facilitates and the rise in the digit of individuals going to cross-border destinations offer the marketers a huge scope to improve the user experience and target their consumers. Few of the factors influencing the growth of the e-passport market are mentioned below.

Rise in advanced authentication methods to spot identity cons

The advance of novel enhanced authentication systems supports the growth of the e-passport market. For example, new ID cards will be issued by Cuba entrenched with biometric technology such as voice prints and iris scans technology. This, in turn, is anticipated to help in better recognition of individuals traveling within the nation.

Rising in acceptance of e-passport by emerging countries

Real-time e-passport gives users a thorough depiction of the actual world. Several major market players have implemented real-time e-passport over conventional e-passport. For example, a novel real-time location sharing feature was announced by Google Maps that is accessible for iOS and Android users as well.

Existence of advanced airport infrastructure

The existence of advanced airport framework enables easy passenger recognition. For example, to decrease the passengers’ waiting time, the Japanese airports will be making use of facial recognition devices to recognize travelers. The London Gatwick Airport has spent 45 Million for using superior scanning technology to decrease waiting time for travelers in its South Terminal security area.