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WTTC’s Guevara calls biometrics “the future of travel” and regrets no single solution

After missing the opportunity for a single biometric solution, the aviation industry needs to support the International Air Transport Authority’s…

 

SITA report shows automated passport control use nearly doubled last year

The use of automated passport control technology by airline passengers nearly doubled in 2018, from 23 to 44 percent, while…

 

Vision-Box platform enables biometric boarding at Schiphol Airport

A trial of Vision-Box facial recognition-based boarding technology is underway at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for passengers traveling with Cathay Pacific….

 

WTTC partners with IBMATA to promote biometric technology for seamless travel

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has partnered with the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA) to promote…

 

Facial recognition tech features prominently in futuristic Alibaba hotel

Facial recognition technology is a prominent feature of Alibaba’s futuristic “FlyZoo” hotel, enabling biometric check-in, elevator and room door access,…

 

Royal Caribbean’s new Galveston cruise terminal to feature facial recognition

Royal Caribbean announced in a recent blog post that its new cruise terminal being built at the Port of Galveston…

 

Intelity deploys Acuant technology to streamline hotel guest check-in

Acuant this week announced its partnership with Intelity, an integrated mobile and in-room technology provider for the hospitality industry, to…

 

Indian security agency to deploy facial recognition system for international flights

The Indian federal agency responsible for airport security is planning to deploy facial recognition cameras linked to law-enforcement databases at…

 

Biometric exit launches at Dallas Forth Worth International Airport

A pilot program testing facial recognition to create a biometric record of people leaving the U.S. has been launched at…

 

Four out of five UAE travelers want to use biometrics to reduce wait times

Travelers from the UAE are overwhelmingly in favor of using their biometrics to reduce waiting in security lines, with 83…

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