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Airside builds secure and convenient digital identity technology in a manner that protects personal information and meets privacy regulations around the world, like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). With Airside’s products and services, people are empowered to control their personal information with transparent consent protocols, while businesses enhance their products, decrease costs, and reduce the burden of complying with privacy regulations by appropriately managing sensitive information.

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Curaçao and US enlist biometrics for pre-flight digital IDs and streamlined border-crossing programs

Crossing the border at Curaçao and the U.S. is about to get easier for some, thanks to biometric-backed digital ID…

Sep 11, 2023

Onfido reaches for reusable digital identity tipping point

When Onfido appointed Yuelin Li as chief strategy officer ahead of a planned initial public offering in April of 2022,…

Aug 30, 2023

User-controlled ID verification comes to Alaska Air via Airside

Alaska Airlines has gone live with a remote digital ID service that enables passengers to verify their passports before they…

May 22, 2023

Onfido buys Airside Mobile, plans digital ID service expansion

Biometric ID verification provider Onfido has bought Airside Mobile, which sells user-controlled digital identity services for the airline industry. Terms…

Jan 12, 2023

Airside’s mobile ID solution gets Kantara certification for advanced data protection

The mobile digital identity verification solution from Airside, which develops biometrics products for health and travel, has earned Identity Assurance…

Jun 23, 2022

Flash a QR and your face biometrics and American will put you in a jet seat

Mobile IDs are coming to American Airlines customers. The company is using facial recognition to verify U.S. passenger information, enabling…

Feb 2, 2022

Airside’s passport app takes flight into universal digital ID

Airside has announced its Mobile Passport App will be retired as the company expands its focus on a broader digital…

Jul 23, 2021

Airside rolls out biometric digital health pass, Amadeus integrates IBMs

Airside‘s fully integrated digital health pass solution has launched, allowing people to use biometrics to secure and easily access their…

Jun 16, 2021

ID R&D, LexisNexis, Shufti Pro, Auraya awarded for biometrics and cybersecurity solutions

Several biometric and identity verification companies have been awarded or honoured for their technologies. Simprints is included in The 101…

May 20, 2021

Acuant selfie biometrics to secure Airside digital health pass

Acuant has engaged Airside in a partnership that seeks to prioritize privacy in the handling of biometrics and personal data…

Apr 26, 2021

Contactless biometrics and airport automation demand spiking ahead of passenger return

Contactless biometrics and automation were already increasingly important to airport operations before the pandemic, but could be critical as passengers…

Mar 1, 2021

Governments weigh use of biometric vaccine certificates; Vision-Box, iProov and Evernym positioned

Countries around the world continue to consider their options for safely reopening businesses and borders, which means thinking through whether…

Feb 4, 2021

Tech5 and Vision-Box launch biometric immunity passports, SITA adds health status capability

New digital credentials for proving vaccination to enable travel and other activities have been launched by Tech5, and through a…

Nov 20, 2020

Airside, Tascent team up to provide biometric solution for COVID-19-battered travel industry

Airside and Tascent have announced a partnership intended to deliver an integrated biometric solution to the global travel industry, which…

Aug 7, 2020

TSA to stand up airport digital ID app as aviation sector deploys biometrics and temperature checks

New apps and solutions utilizing biometrics to facilitate safe air travel continue to be launched and implemented, and the TSA…

Sep 5, 2019

Airside Mobile introduces digital ID for seamless travel

Airside Mobile has launched a new digital identity service for the travel industry that leverages ‘private’ biometric authentication to authorize…

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