MATERNA Integrated Passenger Services Self-Service Check-In, Boarding, Baggage, Security and Payment Systems for the Airport Industry
Materna IPS is an integrated passenger services brand providing automated passenger handling solutions.
Our common-use self-service (CUSS) solutions include applications for kiosk, online or mobile check-in, as well as secure access, self-boarding and automated bag drop systems.
Check-in solutions for airports
Our aim is to simplify the passenger journey at all points from check-in to boarding and increase efficiency for airports and airlines at the same time. With our integrated solutions we can reduce waiting times, give passengers more flexibility and gain higher throughput.
Modular systems provide an individual fit for terminal design, space and local requirements. Together with our customers, we find the ideal solution to optimise passenger and baggage handling.
Different hardware partners and designers develop our products with vast expertise and aviation knowhow. These include check-in kiosks with a robust layout for maximum use that are equipped with modern technology and components for scanning, reading and printing.
Worldwide self bag drop and access installations
Materna is a leading supplier of self-service bag drop units, with the largest number of installations at airports worldwide. In 2003, Materna implemented the first automated baggage acceptance system at Vienna Airport, followed by systems for Emirates and Lufthansa.
Airports in India, Canada, Scandinavia, Germany and the UK trust in Materna’s self bag drop products with multiple units either as newly installed solutions or retrofit kiosks.
Automatic gate solutions for pre-security access, lounge access or self-boarding are also part of Materna’s Integrated Passenger Services portfolio. They give passengers access to secured areas at the airport and are equipped with modern technology to check validity and avoid misuse of boarding passes.
With more than 200 gates in operation, Athens International Airport and Swedavia have the largest installations in Europe.
CUSS platform expertise and applications
Expertise in software development has allowed us to deliver our own CUSS platform and application for self-service check-in and bag drop solutions, which are CUSS and IATA RP 1701 f-compliant and support multiple airline departure control systems.
Airports and airlines benefit from common-use software and equipment, which saves terminal space and time. In addition, we offer CUSS-based solutions as well as common-use web services.
New technologies for airport payment systems
When it comes to payment services at certain airport service points, we are able to integrate common-use payment for extra charges directly at the kiosk. This is designed to benefit both passengers and airlines as excess baggage or upgrade fees can be paid easily.
To secure future-oriented services and technologies, we continuously improve our solutions and integrate biometric identification at all passenger check-in, bag drop, security and boarding stages.
The products help minimise queues and allow passengers to move seamlessly through the terminal. Our clever biometrics solutions have been awarded as smartest technology of the year 2018.
About Materna IPS
As a leading player in the aviation industry, Materna IPS has successfully been providing hardware and software solutions to airports, airlines and ground handling companies for more than 30 years. As an IATA strategic partner we actively contribute to set high standards in the common-use area.
Customers directly benefit from our long-term experience, since we offer field-proven, reliable, secure and elegantly designed cost-efficient solutions that simplify the passenger journey.
Due to a combination of state-of-the-art hardware and software, we create a seamless user experience from kerbside to boarding, from home to destination. For this purpose, our one-stop-shop portfolio consists of specific check-in, baggage drop-off and access solutions.
We proudly count a variety of national and international companies to our clients such as Lufthansa, easyJet, Emirates, DNATA, London Gatwick Airport, Eurowings, Hamburg Airport, Swedavia, Finavia, Oslo, Copenhagen, Toronto, Montreal, Bangalore, Athens and Vienna Airport. 2017 is a landmark year for us as we gained major airports as new customers in the US and India.
Our worldwide footprint includes:
- 70 airports
- 600 self bag drop installations
- 110,000 daily bag drops
- 250,000 daily check-ins
Products and Services
Materna IPS check-in solutions are incredibly fast and allow passengers to manage kiosk check-ins in a short time.
With our quick and easy-to-use self bag drop solutions, we deliver modular and customisable systems to airlines, airports and ground handlers.
Our access solutions offer a reliable, fast and convenient access to airport security areas for passengers and staff.
London Luton Airport Terminal Redevelopment
Airline TUI won three awards at the Real IT Awards (RITA) for significant service improvements achieved by installing the Self-Service Bag-Drop application at Gatwick Airport.Read more
Materna Integrated Passenger Services (IPS) will be showcasing advanced solutions for check-in, automated bag drop, biometry and security at the Passenger Terminal EXPO 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden.Read more
Ten new easy-to-use self-service baggage drop desks have been introduced at Hamburg Airport for quick and flexible departure.Read more
Materna is pleased to announce that the company has expanded its range self-service bag drop solutions with the debut of the new Drop.Go model, which has been designed to facilitate easy counter mounting.Read more
The RIMOWA & Materna Premium Bag Drop World Tour is coming to Dublin. Meet our experts on 26-27 June 2017 at the Exhibition Networking Lounge.Read more
The Materna Group, a globally active IT company and supplier of software and hardware solutions for automated passenger handling throughout the world, achieved a record turnover of €223m in the year 2016, which is 6% up on the previous year. The share of turnover achieved outside Germany in 2016 was 15% (€33m).Read more
Ultra Electronics and Materna Choose Collaboration Instead of Competition in an Increasingly Complex Airport Systems Market
In a market that is now evolving more rapidly than at any time in the last 20 years, Ultra Electronics Airport Systems und Materna continue to strengthen their partnership in the field of airport operations and passenger processing systems.Read more
At PTE 2017 in Amsterdam from 14 to 16 March, RIMOWA Electronic Tag and Materna will present a seamless passenger journey including the first fully integrated digital luggage solution - the RIMOWA Electronic Tag.Read more
After its acquisition of DSG BagDrop, a leader in self-service baggage drop-off, Materna now has become the world leading company for automated bag drop products offering the whole range of self bag drop solutions.Read more
At the 29th IATA Ground Handling Conference, Materna will focus on the newly designed Air.Go 2.0, a modern system for automated baggage handling with Scandinavian design. The platform behind Air.Go 2.0 has checked in millions of bags at airports all over the world.Read more
At this year's Airport Show in Dubai, Materna, together with its subsidiary DSG BagDrop AS, provides the Self Bag Drop solution Air.Go in the German Pavilion.Read more
At the aviation trade show Passenger Terminal Expo (PTE) in Cologne, Materna will present a completely unique solution that is used by passengers to measure their cabin baggage fully automatically. With the new cabin luggage check, airlines can automatically weigh and measure the hand luggage of their passengers before departure, and compare the data with their specifications.Read more
Materna Group Acquires DSG Bagdrop AS, Strengthens Leading Position in Automated Passenger Handling Segment
The Materna Group has acquired DSG Bagdrop AS, a renowned specialist for self-service bag drop solutions in the airlines and airports segment.Read more
Leading European airlines and airports use the automated passenger handling systems and solutions from Materna Information & Communications.Read more
One-stop-shop provider Materna will exhibit at Future Travel Experience, Sept 9 - 11 in Las Vegas at stand A12, showing its latest solutions for self-check-in and self-bag drop.Read more
Materna Presents Self Bag Drop with Brand New Kiosk Payment at Passenger Terminal Expo 2015 in Paris
At this year's Passenger Terminal Expo (PTE) from 10 to 12 March in Paris, France, aviation specialist Materna will showcase self bag drop systems with a brand new kiosk payment feature.Read more
Materna ips delivers self-service check-in kiosks and its SecureGate software to Vilnius Airport in Lithuania.Read more
With 13.5 million passengers passing through every year, Hamburg Airport is the fifth largest in Germany. In order to meet the current and future challenges of passenger processing, Hamburg is relying on increasing capacity in the terminals and optimising use of the check-in area.Read more
Camera-based biometric recognition provider BioID GmbH and airport passenger handling solutions provider MATERNA GmbH today announced a cooperation to develop convenient automated airport passenger service solutions with face recognition such as self-service check-in and baggage drop-off, as well as boarding.Read more
As a leading provider of Integrated Passenger Services, Materna ips is once again at the Passenger Terminal Expo in Barcelona this year (25 to 27 March). The show stand will focus in part on innovations in terms of biometric data recording for check-in and self-boarding.Read more
Hamburg airport has awarded MATERNA ips the Dortmund based specialist for integrated passenger services systems with a contract to develop a common use self-bag drop solution. The solution should in particular be tailored to the specific needs and requirements of the fifth largest airport in Germany.Read more
MATERNA will demonstrate its new kiosk range PHOENIX at Passenger Terminal Expo in Barcelona.Read more
As the leading provider of integrated passenger services, Materna ips is once again at the Passenger Terminal Expo in Geneva this year (9-11 April 2013). Numerous new products relating to convenient, efficient passenger processing will be presented for the specialist public for the first time on the Materna stand (stand 5100).Read more
For over ten years, Materna ips has been successful in the development and marketing of bag drop solutions for airports and airlines. Together with Siemens, sales activities are set to be extended to other areas. The modular Sicheck solution from Siemens incorporates a range of bag drop variants which can be adapted to the individual requirements of different airports and airlines.Read more
Sri Lankan Airlines has begun using the new MATERNA check-in application on the SITA kiosks at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport. The airline starts its new self-service check-in on 8 SITA CUSS kiosks.Read more
Airport Dortmund tests the unattended version of MATERNA's SecureAccess solution. Due to success of the attended security check with MATERNA's Secure Access, now the Airport tests the self-service system, which consists of a Kaba Gate and the MATERNA software application.Read more
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems and MATERNA ips Team Up to Deliver Advanced Passenger Processing Solutions
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems, has today announced a key partnership with MATERNA ips, a supplier of integrated passenger processing systems and services, to facilitate the delivery of enhanced common use passenger processing systems (CUPPS), common use self service (CUSS), bag drop and mobile solutions.Read more
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