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SITA Biometrics News

 

JetBlue’s biometric boarding paused by pandemic, CBP border implementations continue

The majority of biometric boarding operations by JetBlue have been paused due to the additional complications posed by COVID-19, but…

Feb 25, 2021

Major investments in contactless biometrics at airports expected by SITA, Frost & Sullivan

The total airport management market will reach $1.2 billion by 2030 with increasing use of contactless biometrics among its key…

Feb 10, 2021

Experts discuss pandemic shifting of airport biometrics emphasis, as new implementations unveiled

The adoption of airport biometrics is unlikely to be slowed by the pandemic, experts from Aruba and Vision-Box suggested during…

Feb 5, 2021

Airport biometrics providers see opportunity amid disruption of pandemic and new European rules

Airport biometric projects were in many cases delayed by the pandemic, but industry stakeholders are prioritizing them as they plan…

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…

Jan 20, 2021

Kuala Lumpur airport integrates over 100 biometric kiosks, gates and counters and mobile app

One airport is beginning to replace ID document-checking processes with face biometrics, while on the other side of the world…

Jan 11, 2021

New face biometrics implementations announced at airports on three continents

The pace of facial recognition implementations at airport begins 2021 much the same as in 2020, with SITA and Gunnebo…

Dec 14, 2020

Idemia chosen for Iceland’s biometric border checks, more CBP facial recognition rollouts

A series of new biometrics deployments have been announced by CBP at U.S. borders, while Idemia’s technology has been chosen…

Nov 25, 2020

SITA, Nagarro and NEC each help airport partners expand face biometrics

Etihad Airways is trialing face biometrics from SITA to check cabin crew into the Crew Briefing Centre at Abu Dhabi…

Oct 29, 2020

Biometric entry for all travelers launched at LAX with CBP Simplified Arrival

Face biometrics will be used to identify all travelers on international flights departing from and arriving at Los Angeles International…

Oct 22, 2020

Airport biometrics and digital identity deployments expand in US, India

Passengers flying American Airlines from Washington or Dallas will soon be able to use digital IDs stored on their mobile…

Sep 29, 2020

NEC features biometric technology at new Malaysian office, details touchless airport screening partnerships

NEC has provided details on a previously-announced biometrics partnership and another for body temperature screening, and has announced the opening of…

Sep 7, 2020

ID4Africa calls on Facebook to settle face biometrics bias question through NIST testing

The presence of demographic differences in face biometrics performance has dogged increasingly dogged the modality, and been referred to in…

Aug 20, 2020

NEC, SITA, Idemia and Clear talk touchless biometrics and seamless airport technologies deployments

Details have emerged about biometrics deployments at airports around the world by NEC, SITA, and Clear, while startup Travizory has…

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…

Jul 21, 2020

NEC partners with SITA for touchless airport biometrics, celebrates 121 years of innovation

NEC Corporation and SITA have entered a global agreement to roll out a walk-through, contactless digital identity solution for airports…

Jul 8, 2020

Telos ID biometric background check service renewed by Denver airport, aviation industry shifts towards mobile contactless processing

Denver International Airport (DEN) has renewed its contract with Telos ID for aviation worker biometric background checks, according to Transportation…

Jun 30, 2020

New Idemia CEO among biometrics and digital identity company executive, board changes

Idemia’s supervisory board has named Pierre Barrial as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Group, the biometrics, security and…

Jun 12, 2020

Spirit Airlines and SITA talk biometrics for air travel reopening, Houston and Hawaii announce deployments

As the aviation industry seeks a way to restart safely and win the confidence of the traveling public, Spirit Airlines…

Jun 4, 2020

Zwipe, Sita, ACM announce leadership changes

Effective June 2, 2020, Zwipe has appointed Oslo-based Bishwajit Choudhary as Executive Vice President Strategy & Channels to lead business…

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