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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…


Innovative aviation biometrics integrations showcased, deployments expand in India and LA

Several major airports in India are trialing full body scanners and facial recognition systems, while in Los Angeles, the U.S….


Panel says QR codes and public key list make health passes strong

Some national health and vaccine certificates are almost comically outdated and open to fraud, according to participants in a discussion…


Cruise line adopts SKO Systems facial recognition and Daon health pass

Holland America Line will be implementing SKO Systems’ mBark facial recognition to check-in passengers and take up Daon’s VeriFLY COVID-19 vaccination…


Biometrics for air travel: new solutions deployed in India, South Korea, Brazil

It is an eventful week for the adoption of biometrics for air travel, with a number of governments and private…


Border Management & Technologies Summit Middle East 2022

Border Management & Technologies Summit Middle East 2022 March 14 – 16, 2022 Dubai, UAE IBMATA are pleased to announce…


Daon’s VeriFLY chosen by cruise line for biometrics-backed digital health pass pilot

As the hospitality and tourism industry continues to adapt to the ever-changing demands of the COVID pandemic, Carnival Cruise Lines…

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