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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about travel and tourism. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about travel and tourism. More tags may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

WHO, IATA, CommonCheck, EU jostle for digital health passes, guidance to get world moving

Representatives from travel, intergovernmental organizations and a non-profit discuss the issues facing the standardization and interoperability of health passes around…

 

FTE Biometrics & Digital Identity Summit

FTE Biometrics & Digital Identity Summit Las Vegas, NV December 9, 2021 The FTE Biometrics & Digital Identity Summit is…

 

UK unprepared for EU biometric entry requirements, Lords committee warns Home Secretary

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has been admonished in a letter from the House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs…

 

What to expect when you return to air travel

By Neville Pattinson, Head of Business Development and Strategic Marketing at Thales Around the world, most of us have not taken a flight…

 

Digital credentials for air travel from ForgeRock, SITA, Malaysian startup advance

The verification of an Electronic Personnel License (EPL) without network connectivity will soon be possible thanks to a blockchain-based decentralized…

 

Cruise line patent suggests face biometrics for stateroom access, personalization

Face biometrics-based door unlocking may be coming to cruise ship bedrooms aboard Royal Caribbean ships, based on a patent application…

 

Tourism industry deploys computer vision in Kazakhstan and Japan

Smart Engines is supplying its optical character recognition (OCR) technology to HT.KZ, a leading travel agency in Kazakhstan, to facilitate border…

 

Post-Brexit biometric border checks could bring chaos to cross-Channel travel

Transport executives who run cross-Channel transport links have warned of chaotic scenes at transport points when the EU’s Etias visa…

 

Cubox scores high mark in NIST paperless travel test, airport biometrics to grow four-fold

Cubox has scored the best result in the latest National Institute for Science and Technology Facial Recognition Vendor Test (NIST…

 

SITA makes Digital Travel Declaration free for governments as travel ramps back up

Air transport communications and IT provider SITA has mode its Digital Travel Declaration solution through which passengers can share their…

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