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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….


Hospitality wins with biometrics; getting gamblers to the table; travel credentials’ future plumbed

Several companies have announced efforts to expand into the hospitality industry. The first of them is NEC Asia Pacific, which…


Daon adds multi-flight travel capabilities to digital ID app VeriFLY

Daon has added multi-leg travel capabilities to its digital ID and travel app VeriFLY, which uses selfie biometrics. The update,…


IDnow joins IATA accelerator program

Identity proofing platform IDnow has announced its participation in the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Accelerate@IATA 2022 accelerator program. The…


Daon digital health pass VeriFLY reaches 1M users on Carnival Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line announced that over a million of its guests have now boarded its ships after verifying their vaccinated…


UK outlines plans to increase biometrics for immigration, travel

“By 2025, the UK border will look very different,” states the New Plan for Immigration: Legal Migration and Border Control,…


Metasphere biometric check-in hub approved for Singapore’s E-Visitor Authentication System

Automated technology solution provider for the hospitality sector Metasphere has announced its innovative biometrics-based contactless hotel kiosk solution has been…


Hotel chains in China sign up for biometric check-ins, AI-powered personalization

Alibaba will provide facial recognition for biometric check-ins for in-country travelers at two Marriott International hotels in China, reports industry…


Incode extends facial recognition technology to new hospitality sector client

Check-in and check-out processes for guests at partner hotels of smart hospitality digital solutions provider Hudini will soon be more…


Digitalization of air travel ramps up, driven by biometrics, amid continuing airport chaos

Pent-up demand for both business and leisure travel emerging from the pandemic is seeing passengers embracing mobile and touchless technologies…

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