Vision-Box expands global footprint with established presence in Japan
"Vision-Box aims to increase market presence in Asia-Pacific and drive the future innovation projects in seamless travel and identity management in the region. We want to be partners and change-makers in the modernization of airport operations in Japan", commented CEO Miguel Leitmann.
The inauguration has been celebrated through the organization of a special Seamless Travel Lab seminar and workshop with market experts. For the first time ever in Japan, airports, airlines and government representatives had the chance to interact with Vision-Box state-of-the-art Seamless Travel technology, already being deployed at some of the most innovative airports in the world, such as Sydney, Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles International Airport and Dubai International Airport.
This inauguration event marked the first of many gatherings of the leading Travel actors in the region to discuss trends and opportunities in Airports’ Digitization, towards successful airport operations in modern-day Japan ‒ this is the main Reason for Being of this Excellence center, its Ikigai, as said in Japan. The new location will be a cross-sector platform for business activities and development projects in Digital Airport and Seamless Travel technology innovation.
The growth of the Japanese market is foreseeing one of the largest changes in both domestic and international passenger numbers. Undergoing an unprecedented growth rate, Japan will welcome more than 40 million overseas passengers by 2020, according to figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organization, with a forecasted total 8.2 billion passengers crossing the skies by 2037. Vision-Box is now well positioned to support this exponential growth and be a driver of the modern passenger experience and future proof aviation in Japan.
Vision-Box is ready to become a strategic and consistent partner that helps Japan in its aviation development commitments to modernization programmes and policies – most notably The International Civil Aviation Organization’s ‘No Country Left Behind’ assistance and capacity-building Initiative, and the International Air Transport Association’s One ID initiative. In Japan, Vision-Box will continue to be an advocate for these organizations to promote and deliver a safe, secure and efficient air transport ecosystem to the country.
"Vision-Box is now even closer to Japan’s airports, airlines, government and other key stakeholders. This helps us to cater to their specific needs, modernize their processes, and deliver first-class digital identity, biometrics and privacy management solutions", says Koichi Mikami, Managing Director of Vision-Box in Japan.
Seasoned expert Koichi Mikami was appointed Vision-Box Managing Director for Japan, in-charge of growing and consolidating the company’s footprint in the country and contribute to the global double-digit growth of the business. Mikami-san has over 30 years of experience in the Airport & Airlines industry.
More than 80 international airports worldwide already use Vision-Box solutions. Vision-Box is responsible for some of the most innovative solutions with the use of biometric data around the world. With its headquarters in Lisbon and current locations in Frankfurt, Sydney, London, São Paulo, Dubai, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Delhi, Vision-Box now expands into the Far East adding Tokyo to its global footprint.
Vision-Box is a leading solution provider of seamless passenger experiences and contactless airport journeys. The company partners with Travel and Government stakeholders to design and implement modernization programs that span the entire passenger journey and turn the transportation ecosystem into a fully digital and connected one.
Vision-Box has spearheaded the most relevant advancements on biometric-based solutions of the past decade, orchestrating the digitization of identity to expedite traveler flows, improve efficiency, raise security, enhance revenue and transform the passenger lifestyle.
Vision-Box has delivered over 5000 digital identity solutions spread across the globe and operates passenger flow solutions in over 80 airports.
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