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Biometric flight boarding piloted in Lisbon, contactless border control in Moscow

Developments in air passenger transport seek to make travel more convenient for customers, and more efficient and eventually more profitable…


Entrust launches biometric travel solution for seamless, paperless ID checks

Entrust has launched a digital travel service to support seamless and contactless traveler experiences with biometrics and tokenized digital identity….


Technical issues hit EU biometric border plan, potentially delaying 2022 launch

The EU’s updated biometric border control system, Entry/Exit System (EES), is suffering massive technical and organizational problems, and looks to…


Patients and patience – Identity Week Day 1

The Identity Week 2021 conference in London is bringing together digital identity and biometrics technology vendors and buyers, government officials…


CBP biometric facial comparison deployed for cruise ship disembarkation in US

Passengers disembarking from cruise ships into twelve U.S. ports at the end of their cruise will undergo facial biometric comparison…


Digital health passes advance through testing as air traffic gradually recovers

Digital health passes, including ones utilizing biometric identity verification technology from Yoti and Evernym, are advancing through various stages of…


Elenium Automation addresses airport biometrics overhead with $200M fund launch

As airports and airlines are squeezed between reduced revenues and looming overcapacity concerns, Elenium Automation has launched a $200 million program…


Airside rolls out biometric digital health pass, Amadeus integrates IBMs

Airside‘s fully integrated digital health pass solution has launched, allowing people to use biometrics to secure and easily access their…


New service bundles with PreCheck biometrics enrollment expected from Clear, Telos, Idemia

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) believes an additional service provider will launch enrollment services this year for its PreCheck…


Data privacy, security concerns as corporate providers step into US health pass vacuum

Airlines and non-governmental bodies are developing digital health passes to allow travel in the U.S. in the absence of a…

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