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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…

 

Lawyers say Canadian biometrics collection for travelers could cause delays and privacy issues

Canadian lawyers are warning that the country’s new biometric collection requirements for travelers could create delays and that the sharing…

 

Cyprus airports add biometric kiosks for entry and exit processing

Hermes Airports Ltd. is installing 74 BORDEREXPRESS kiosks from Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR’s) Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) at Pafos International…

 

WTTC moving quickly to solve travel infrastructure crunch with harmonized biometric traveler identity

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is very busy. It advocates for all of the companies that participate in…

 

Qantas announces trial of end-to-end facial recognition air travel system

Qantas Airways has announced it will trial an end-to-end facial recognition security system for passengers departing from Sydney Airport, beginning…

 

San Diego International Airport deploys facial recognition for faster passenger processing

This weekend the San Diego International Airport opened a new international arrivals facility that processes passengers much more efficiently by…

 

Business travelers see benefits of AI but reluctant to share biometric data

A majority of business travelers believe that artificial intelligence can make travel safer, and three-quarters believe it can enable a…

 

Australia recognized for leadership on biometric travel measures

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Australia continues to provide global leadership for biometrics-based travel facilitation efforts…

 

Regula featuring document verification solutions at FTE Europe

Regula is showcasing its document reader SDK for Android and iOS mobile platforms and its desktop document verification devices this…

 

Biometrics among innovations to drive airports IT spending to $4.63B by 2023

Increased passenger traffic and global capacity constraints will push airport IT spending to $4.63 billion by 2023, according to a…

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