A three month test program already kicked off at Houston's Intercontinental airport. If it is successful (how could it not be?) it will expand nationwide. No paper, no hassle. Of course, there is still the TSA to make your life miserable.
Implications - Demands to make living more quick and convenient are becoming more popular among consumers who have fast-paced lifestyles. Anything that will efficiently get the job done is a necessary item for those on-the-go. Companies are looking for more ways to draw customers in with these innovations that are now considered less of a luxury and more of a need.