Traveltech Company Amadeus Acquired Vision-Box

Thursday 1, 2024 | By Startup Rise EU

Traveltech Company Amadeus acquired Vision-Box. a leading provider of biometric solutions for airports, airlines, and border control customers. The acquisition of Vision-Box will bring new capabilities around biometrics hardware and software, adding border control solutions to the Amadeus portfolio.

Traveltech Company Amadeus acquired Vision-Box. a leading provider of biometric solutions for airports, airlines, and border control customers. The acquisition of Vision-Box will bring new capabilities around biometrics hardware and software, adding border control solutions to the Amadeus portfolio.

Through this combined offering with Vision-Box, Amadeus will now be able to deliver a full end-to-end seamless passenger experience from booking to arrival at the airport, through border control and boarding.

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This acquisition will contribute to Amadeus’ ambition to connect the travel industry through a seamless ecosystem approach. With this in mind, this deal will deliver outstanding biometrics interoperability between airports, airlines and border control authorities.

Additionally, it will complement and improve Amadeus’ existing airline and airport value proposition, which focuses on providing a frictionless experience for all passengers, optimizing operations, and driving effective disruption management.

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The use of biometrics in border control is expected to grow significantly in the coming years – with the Biometrics Research Group estimating the global biometrics sector will grow to US$86.1B by 2028 from its projected 2023 value of US$47.8B.

Decius Valmorbida, President, Travel, Amadeus, comments: “Biometrics is a strategic and fast-growing industry, and Vision-Box’s capabilities will allow us to accelerate our growth in this area. With a portfolio which is deeply complementary to our existing offering for both airports and airlines, our combined best-in-class solutions will now deliver a seamless passenger journey from booking to boarding. This acceleration of our ecosystem approach will bring immediate and tangible benefits to our customers and travellers: it’s how travel works better.”

Miguel Leitmann, Founder & CEO of Vision-Box, adds: “I’m extremely excited about the growth opportunities for Vision-Box as we join Amadeus, a leading travel technology player with a global footprint. Together we can deliver the next big step in the travel experience: to unite all separate players and systems in a single, digitally- integrated, and orchestrated ecosystem. This compelling value proposition will drive user experience, on-time performance, infrastructure usage, and other key indicators to new levels of efficiency.”

About Amadeus

Amadeus improve travel experiences for all by fostering creativity, collaboration, and a sense of duty toward people, places, and the environment. The travel and tourism sector is driven by their technologies. They encourage more integrated, traveler-centered modes of thought.

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About Vision-Box

Leading supplier of contactless travel experiences and seamless passenger experiences is Vision-Box. The business has developed the most cutting-edge biometric-based technology and software over the previous few decades.

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