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Amadeus IT Group SA

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As a travel technology company  Amadeus builds the critical solutions that help airlines and airports, hotels and railways, search engines, travel agencies, tour operators and other travel players to run their operations and improve the travel experience, billions of times a year, all over the world.

Amadeus IT Group SA Biometrics News

 

Entrust completes Onfido acquisition, Vision-Box and Amadeus close deal

Months after an initial agreement, it’s finally confirmed that the authentication company Entrust has acquired the selfie biometrics provider Onfido….

Mar 20, 2024

Travel industry continues to invest in biometrics, showing 14% spend increase

Travel is becoming increasingly technologized and biometrics is a key part of the transformation, according to new data from Amadeus….

Feb 29, 2024

Amadeus sees double-digit jumps all over fiscal 2023

Travel-industry IT company Amadeus has reported a 68.3 percent jump in annual profit, comparing 2023 to 2022. Revenue rose a…

Jan 31, 2024

Buyout of Vision-Box would hand Amadeus key piece of travel process puzzle

Attracted by its border control services, Amadeus IT says it is buying Vision-Box for €320 million (US$347.6 million). The buyout…

Dec 15, 2023

Biometrics and mDLs deployed to streamline air traffic during the holiday season

In the U.S., digital IDs are expected to help streamline traffic during airlines’ busiest season, and the New Terminal One…

Oct 27, 2023

Airport biometrics see more trials with IATA, Frankfurt introduces face recognition check-in

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and its partners have tested mobile phone-based digital travel identity supported by biometric technology…

Jul 11, 2023

Airports upgrade IT systems to pave way for biometrics

Upgrades to the passenger processing systems of airports across India by SITA and Materna will make future deployments of biometrics…

Jun 16, 2023

New biometric bag drop deployments by Spirit Airlines and Amadeus, partnership for SITA

United States-based Spirit Airlines has brought its self-bag drop with biometric photo-matching technology to Orlando International Airport (MCO). The devices…

May 17, 2023

Amadeus, Vision-Box biometrics secure multiple airport passenger touchpoints

Some airports continue to move toward biometrics as default verification. One of the hopes facility managers have for new biometrics…

May 2, 2023

Face biometrics deployed by Emirates, three airports but Italy lawsuit shows resistance

Digital innovations and partnerships in the aviation industry continue to roll out as an airline and airports on three continents…

Mar 8, 2023

Rebounding air passenger numbers drive biometric gate and digital ID app expansions

Biometric e-gates at airports have been deployed at 250 airports in 100 countries around the world, according to the latest…

Dec 12, 2022

Air travel forecast to integrate new biometric and metaverse applications

Several private and public entities have recently opined on how biometrics could improve air travel, including SITA, Amadeus and Oosto….

Nov 25, 2022

SITA expands biometrics partnership with Geneva Airport, Amadeus with British Airways

Aviation digital identity provider SITA has strengthened its collaboration with Geneva Airport. As a result of the new partnership, Geneva…

Nov 11, 2022

Airport biometrics get an A from travelers, CBP gets an award and rollouts continue

Biometrics in airports are getting a favorable review by 88 percent of travelers, according to the 2022 Global Passenger Survey…

Jul 11, 2022

Vancouver International selects Amadeus, weighs biometrics applications throughout airport

Vancouver International Airport executives say they have deployed Amadeus’ cloud services, including biometrics, contactless interactions, and off-airport check-in and bag…

Jul 7, 2022

Transforming air travel in India with Digi Yatra and Amadeus software

Passenger aviation in India is on track to use more biometric technology. The country’s planned largest airport, Noida, currently under…

Mar 1, 2022

TSA face biometrics make international debut in Bahamas amid expanding airport deployments

TSA biometrics have gone international, with a deployment in the Bahamas, while a CBP official updates the rollout of that…

Dec 23, 2021

Amadeus turns to Azure cloud to orchestrate biometrics and other airport systems

As digital transformation becomes increasingly important for businesses of all sizes, technology provider Amadeus is using the cloud to help…

Dec 15, 2021

US government leans into airport biometrics, providers envision automation options

An executive order signed this week by U.S. President Joe Biden could boost funding for the Transportation Security Administration’s biometric…

Oct 25, 2021

Airports continue to deploy biometrics as SSI ‘big wave’ approaches

Airports are rolling out biometrics rapidly to improve security checks, as with a new reservation lane Clear is powering, boarding,…

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