While most international travel has come to a halt amid the global spread of the coronavirus disease, Covid-19, an Australian technology company has come up with a smart passenger kiosk that may provide clues about what the future holds for air travel.
The portable, cloud-based kiosk, unveiled by Elenium Automation in April, is both a health-screening device and a self-service check-in machine. The new hands-free technology used to assess a passenger’s vital signs – which can also be retrofitted into any existing check-in kiosk – is available at a time when countries are looking for solutions to isolate travellers with flu-like symptoms and safely reopen their economies.