Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Debuts New Terminal with Vision-Box Biometric Border Control Solution

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The Indonesian Direktorat Jenderal Imigrasi PT Jaya Teknik Indonesia and its partner, Vision-Box, the worldwide leader in Passenger Experience and Automated Border Control solutions, inaugurated an advanced biometric Automated Border Control infrastructure system at Soerkarno-Hatta International Airport’s (CGK) brand-new terminal 3.

Our platform adds capacity to the airport’s infrastructure without the need to expand its architecture footprint, thus providing a flexible solution for airport stakeholders during peak seasons and times.

The Vision-Box state-of-the-art biometric border control solution consists of 32 vb i-match™ Automated Border Control eGates for eligible Indonesian nationals self-service border clearance and 10 vb e-pass™ portable biometric suitcases for enhanced mobility in passenger clearance. Additionally, it includes 32 individual fingerprint and passport scanners to expedite the processing of foreign travelers at manual counters. The integrated Automated Border Control solution provides higher accuracy in passenger identity verification at the border, while increasing airport security and passenger processing capacity.

The ABC solution is considered a centerpiece of the Indonesian government’s plan to develop new economic opportunities. It is designed to ease the strain on the country’s transportation, tourism, and aviation industries, while increasing its commercial appeal.

Completion of the 3rd terminal, as well as renovations to Terminals 1 and 2, allows CGK to increase its passenger traffic significantly. By the end of 2017, the airport is slated to reach a targeted 61 million annual passengers. This is a remarkable 84% increase from its current 33 million annual passenger capacity. Already serving passengers since August 2016, Terminal 3 will reach its full capacity of 25 million yearly passengers once completed in 2017.

The ABC solution provides CGK and the Direktorat Jenderal Imigrasi a modern technology cornerstone for its new terminal to quickly and accurately process arriving and departing passengers while enhancing airport security. Together, these cutting-edge authentication and verification systems represent the first major deployment of Automated Border Control eGates in the country. It is also the first-of-its-kind mobile border control system for immigration officers to efficiently process passengers, taking advantage of a quick and secure user-centric system.

For Jean-François Lennon, Vice President for Global Business Development & Sales at Vision-Box, “This next-generation Border Control solution is designed to provide the airport, the travelers and border control authority with a modern, secure, hassle-free solution, and improve efficiency and airport capacity. Our platform unleashes all the benefits of an innovative self-service immigration clearing process, supporting the future growth in passenger traffic. It adds capacity to the airport’s infrastructure without the need to expand its architecture footprint, thus providing a flexible solution for airport stakeholders during peak seasons and times. We are delighted to have been selected to deliver this digital transformation program for the Indonesian border, in collaboration with PT Jaya Teknik, our local partner.”

Ultimately, the new Automated Border Control eGate system provides a crucial component in the Indonesian government’s overall transportation plan, putting the Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport at the technological forefront of passenger processing services.

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