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Vision-Box biometric departure smartgates deal with Australia extended to 2026

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs and Vision-Box have agreed to a five-year contract to extend the biometric SmartGates Departures Program…

 

WTTC and Sita encourage collaboration for unified biometric travel as systems expand

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) wants to bring the sector together to develop a single biometric identifier for…

 

Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass facial biometric solution launches at Las Vegas airport

Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass biometric solution is to be deployed at Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport to deliver a seamless journey experience…

 

Finger vein recognition and government programs top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Less common biometrics like finger vein and hand geometry recognition made more top headlines than usual this week, and governments…

 

Delhi airport tests facial recognition for seamless travel

Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) has started testing biometric facial recognition with Indian airline Vistara at Terminal 3 of the…

 

Airside Mobile introduces digital ID for seamless travel

Airside Mobile has launched a new digital identity service for the travel industry that leverages ‘private’ biometric authentication to authorize…

 

Facial recognition lobbying up 4X in last 6 months as government activity increases

Disclosure forms indicate that lobbying in Washington, D.C. for biometric facial recognition by the travel security industry has increased by…

 

More ITS-developed BorderXpress biometric kiosks deployed at Barbados airport

Forty-eight biometric self-service kiosks developed by Innovative Travel Solutions, a business unit part of Vancouver International Airport (YVR), are now…

Innovative Travel Solutions

Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) is the innovation team at Vancouver International Airport (YVR), voted North America’s Best Airport for 10…

 

Facial recognition for travel and onboarding top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Stories on biometrics use cases from flight boarding to onboarding, and surveillance to aid delivery made up the most-read news…

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