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WTTC plans pilot of end-to-end biometrics for seamless traveler journey

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is planning a pilot in which travelers will take a round-trip between Dallas…

 

Just under half of travelers would replace passports with biometrics for air travel

Almost half of all air travel passengers are willing to replace their passports with biometric identification, according to The International…

 

Fliggy launches facial recognition ticketing for tourist destinations

Alababa’s online travel agency Fliggy has launched facial recognition ticketing at Xixi National Wetland Park in Hangzhou as the first…

 

NEC VP sees critical period of public facial recognition deployments and debate over next 24 months

NEC is one of the few companies among the Fortune Global 500 that are leaders in biometric technology. It has…

 

KLM CEO says facial recognition and AI next steps in traveler convenience

The CEO of Dutch airline KLM, Pieter Elbers, says that using artificial intelligence and facial recognition are among the next…

 

Alibaba subsidiary and Shiji integrate facial biometric check-in at 50 hotels in China

Hotel information system provider Shiji and Alibaba’s Fliggy (formerly AliTrip) have integrated facial authentication for hotel check-in and credit authorization…

 

Vision-Box bringing biometric self-boarding tech to BLR airport

In an effort to transform the passenger experience and create a future-ready airport, Vision-Box and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL)…

 

“The age of seamless international travel has arrived” says biometrics market researcher Maxine Most

The global market for airport automated biometric facilitation will be worth $1.3 billion in revenue over the next five years…

 

Brisbane Airport selects SITA again as its technology partner

Brisbane Airport in Australia has once again selected SITA as its technology partner in a new agreement that will see…

 

Alibaba and Marriott partner for trial of facial recognition hotel check-in

Alibaba and Marriott International are partnering to trial facial recognition for the hotel chain’s guests, enabling them to skip front…

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