New Lincoln owners to receive complimentary CLEAR membership

Lincoln is collaborating with CLEAR to provide new Lincoln owners with a complimentary CLEAR membership, allowing them to fast-track through security at participating airports and major arenas and stadiums in the United States. At more than 30 participating airports and arenas nationwide, members go to a dedicated CLEAR lane where they are greeted by a CLEAR team member. After a simple finger tap or blink of an eye, members are escorted straight to security screening, bypassing the usual long lines.

CLEAR research shows holiday travelers interested in extending biometrics beyond the airport

More than four out of five (81 percent) holiday travelers taking airplanes this season are interested in extending their use of biometric technology for traveling beyond the airport to such uses as hotel check-in and paying for a car rental, according to research released Wednesday by CLEAR. The use of technology to ease holiday travel is already near ubiquitous, with 90 percent using airport WiFi, mobile boarding passes, ride sharing apps, and other tech. Despite this 92 percent of Americans

This week in biometrics industry stocks

As the biometrics industry continues to grow Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space at the end of each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Biometrics companies continue to report second quarter earnings this week. Some impressive results were trotted out as the sector continues to grow and evolve. -Melbourne, Florida-based technology firm NXT-ID hosted a

CLEAR biometric identity membership platform deployed at Comerica Park

Biometric identity membership platform CLEAR has been deployed at Comerica Park in Detroit. Using CLEAR, Detroit Tigers fans can quickly move through security with the touch of a finger or blink of an eye. The launch at Comerica Park expands CLEAR’s nationwide footprint to 24 airports and seven stadiums nationwide including Yankee Stadium and Citi Field in New York, Coors Field in Denver, Marlins Park and American Airlines Arena in Miami, and AT&T Park in San Francisco. Tigers fans can

CLEAR takes off at Dallas Love Field airport

Identity membership platform CLEAR, a TSA-approved system that stores your biometrics, has launched at Dallas Love Field airport (DAL). The launch at DAL expands CLEAR’s network of touch points to nearly 30 U.S. airports and sports stadiums nationwide. CLEAR recently launched at Salt Lake City International Airport and five additional airports this year alone. “The whole process [of scanning your eyes and fingerprint] takes less than half a second,” said CLEAR’s David Cohen. “Then you go straight into physical screening.”

Delta testing fingerprint recognition boarding pass at Arlington, VA airport

Delta customers now can use fingerprints instead of their boarding pass to board any Delta aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Delta’s biometric boarding pass experience that launched in May at the DCA Delta Sky Club is now integrated into the boarding process, enabling eligible Delta SkyMiles members who are enrolled in CLEAR to use their fingerprints as proof of identity to board their plane. The final phase of Delta’s DCA biometric boarding pass test, which will take place

CLEAR launches at Salt Lake City International Airport

Biometric identity membership platform CLEAR has launched at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). The launch at SLC, Terminal 2, expands CLEAR’s network of touch points to nearly 30 U.S. airports and sports stadiums nationwide. CLEAR recently launched at Los Angeles International Airport and five additional airports this year alone. “The SLC International Airport is pleased to partner with CLEAR to provide a new option for travelers to reduce their wait time in security,” said Salt Lake City International Airport

CLEAR now open for business at LAX

Biometric identity membership platform CLEAR is now open for business at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). CLEAR will be available in all terminals at LAX, moving travelers quickly through security with the touch of a finger or blink of an eye. The launch at LAX expands CLEAR’s nationwide footprint to 22 airports and six stadiums nationwide. “We are thrilled to bring CLEAR to travelers at LAX. We have no doubt the VIP CLEAR experience will resonate with Los Angeles consumers

CLEAR allowed U.S. patent for biometric boarding pass technologies

CLEAR has been issued a Notice of Allowance for a U.S. patent application relating to its biometrics-based boarding pass technologies. The patent application covers biometric technology enabling end-to-end access throughout an airport without showing ID or boarding pass information. “We are very excited about this patent and the technology we are bringing to the marketplace. CLEAR piloted this solution in 2015 at San Jose International Airport (SJC) and received extremely positive customer feedback,” said Caryn Seidman Becker, CLEAR’s CEO. “We

Delta rolls out biometric boarding pass pilot at Arlington, VA airport

Delta is testing its biometric boarding pass program at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, which allows eligible Delta SkyMiles members to use their fingerprints as proof of identity instead of displaying their boarding pass and hard copy ID at the Delta Sky Club. The move comes a couple weeks after Delta Air Lines announced it will introduce four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, one of which will test facial recognition