Right now there are 24 shiny new kiosks are ready to provide baggage tags and issues boarding passes. Testing things out will set you back $25, because that’s how much it costs to check a bag—ha. Once your bag is ready to go you’ll still need to drop it off with an agent, but it sounds like it’s a separate line designated just for this purpose.
Nothing too ground breaking here, but it does seem that this is catching on more and more here in the nifty fifty. As for being able to print things in advance at home? United says that’s coming soon, so stay tuned.