Materna IPS GmbH, the aviation company of the Materna Group, is an international service provider for automated passenger handling for airlines and airports. From kiosk check-in and self bag drop hardware through to software implementations as well as service delivery and maintenance – Materna IPS has huge expertise in this sector with lots of successful customer-projects around the world. The company´s well-proven software portfolio includes Common Use-based applications for kiosk, online check-in, self bag drop and solutions for secure access and self-boarding. For a seamless travel experience, biometric identification as well as RFID technology and pay
The company´s well-proven software portfolio includes Common Use-based applications for kiosk, online check-in, self bag drop and solutions for secure access and self-boarding. For a seamless travel experience, biometric identification as well as RFID technology and payment services are also integrated into the respective solutions.
What makes your products / services stand out?
With over 150,000 daily bag drops and a leading number of installations, Materna IPS takes No 1 position in self bag drop. These solutions provide fast, easy and secure baggage drop-off processes, which can easily be implemented into existing infrastructure at the airport. The numerous options stand for flexible and customizable systems but all have a unique user experience.
Materna´s Flex.Go systems are now in use at numerous customers worldwide and offer state-of-the-art technology as well as intuitive operation.
What brings you to the EXPO this year?
We want to meet customers, partners and interested visitors to discuss how to make the passenger journey touchless and safe by using self-service equipment with integrated biometric technology.
Why should visitors come to your stand and what can they expect to see?
We invite visitors to test the touchless journey at our bag drop kiosk with integrated biometric face recognition.
After the enrolment process, visitors will be identified at the self-service system and can check in bags easily.
Visitors will also have the chance to explore the touchless journey by trying out our virtual reality demo. This shows how the system in operation in the airport terminal.
What do you think is the biggest lesson that the industry will take away from the COVID-19 crisis?
The biggest lesson the industry will take away is to give passengers trust in air travel and their journey on the ground. Therefore airports, airlines and suppliers have done their best to regain passengers ‘confidence.