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Common digital health pass for seamless travel to be discussed at ICAO summit

Discussions around adopting a common global digital health pass, or “passport” in ICAO’s parlance, to facilitate international travel will be…

 

Regula digital ID document verification chosen by Wizz Air for mobile passenger check-in

Low-cost Hungarian airline Wizz Air has selected Regula for mobile passenger flight check-in using its digital ID verification solution. The…

 

Border stakeholders plan next steps in biometrics rollouts with early lessons in tow

The role of biometrics at border crossings, including but not limited to airports, has only increased in importance post-pandemic, a…

 

Incode selected by hotel group to develop seamless processes with biometrics

Incode Technologies has been selected by global luxury hospitality company Jumeirah Group to innovate guest experiences and reduce time-consuming processes with…

 

Biometric air travel initiatives advance in Singapore, US, South Africa, UK, Brazil

Initiatives utilizing biometrics systems have been unveiled around the world, with Singapore planning to deploy new iris and facial biometrics…

 

Biometrics funding and contracts bringing opportunity also mean more scrutiny

The public announcement of a French digital ID app supplied by Idemia and partners which avoids biometrics, and a tender…

 

New biometrics deployments at US, Greek, German airports

Updates and new data show steady growth in biometric applications for air travel, with a new survey from Ipsos revealing…

 

TSA has big biometric ID management plans. Privacy, paranoia remain hurdles

Two decades after the U.S. Transportation Security Administration was formed to prevent people from bringing hazards aboard commercial jets, TSA…

 

Clear reaches 12M members, brings expedited biometric lanes to Palm Springs airport

Clear says it deployed its biometric identity verification technology to help speed up lines at Palm Spring International Airport (PSP) for…

 

South Africa plans biometric system at ports of entry, US and Canada announce new deployments

South Africa is looking to revolutionize its passenger management system by introducing biometrics at some of its major international airports…

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