Customs in a kiosk

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POSTED: Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 3:00pm

UPDATED: Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 3:09pm

Orland International Airport becomes first in nation to use biometric self-screen kiosk for customs. Greg Fox reports.

(WESH)In a move to make life a little easier for passengers, Florida's Orlando International Airport has become the first airport in the country to adopt use of biometric self-service kiosks for some oversea travelers.

The kiosks, called Automated Passport Control, or APC, use a "land, touch, go" concept that will allow passengers to:

Complete the Customs Declaration Form on a touch screen
Have passports scanned
Have fingerprints captured
Have photos taken by a camera that automatically adjusts to the passenger's height

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