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SITA Biometrics News

 

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…

May 20, 2020

Sita becomes Premier Donor of Sovrin Foundation to boost self-sovereign identity adoption

Sita has doubled down on the Sovrin Foundation, becoming a Premier Donor to the international non-profit focused on advancing self-sovereign…

May 19, 2020

Aviation industry stakeholders and biometrics partners consider way forward as TSA pilots fever checks

Airports and airlines developing their own biometric systems could duplicate systems unnecessarily and create barriers to integration, according to an…

May 8, 2020

Airports and biometrics providers work towards relaunch with contactless “new normal”

Melbourne-area Avalon Airport has expanded its partnership with Elenium Automation to implement the company’s full suite of biometrics and other technology…

Jan 29, 2020

Malaysia Airlines pilots Sita’s single-token biometric system

Malaysia Airlines has rolled out Sita’s Smart Path Solution, a single-token biometric system for the full airport traveller journey, after…

Jan 15, 2020

Philadelphia Airport starts biometric exit screening project

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is rolling out on January 21 a 45-day biometric screening trial project at three international gates…

Jan 13, 2020

Airport biometrics predications, deployments, upgrades and plans for future services

Biometrics is one of Future Travel Experience’s “12 technology trends for airlines and airports to focus on in 2020,” having…

Nov 29, 2019

Biometrics to drive airports security market growth as China invests and new deployments announced

Biometric systems are expected to lead the market for airport security systems in growth over the next five years, as…

Nov 27, 2019

Facial recognition arriving in Seattle and Delhi airports, Iberia mobile app, Sita talks biometric data sharing

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will join the ranks of Biometric Exit points under U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) traveller facial…

Nov 7, 2019

Air travel industry’s $50B investment in biometrics and other IT improves passenger satisfaction

The air travel industry is finally making significant headway on improving customer satisfaction levels and average processing time, and it…

Oct 31, 2019

Sita to launch single-token biometric system at Malaysian airports as data sharing startup Zamna raises $5M

Sita will introduce a single-token biometric system for the full airport traveller journey at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in collaboration…

Sep 23, 2019

WTTC and Sita encourage collaboration for unified biometric travel as systems expand

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) wants to bring the sector together to develop a single biometric identifier for…

Sep 16, 2019

Details on Gatwick airport biometrics deployment emerge as Algeria and Pune announce plans

Gatwick Airport is planning to extend its biometric facial recognition checks to eight more departure gates following the planned extension…

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