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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…


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…

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