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Alibaba subsidiary and Shiji integrate facial biometric check-in at 50 hotels in China

Hotel information system provider Shiji and Alibaba’s Fliggy (formerly AliTrip) have integrated facial authentication for hotel check-in and credit authorization…

 

Vision-Box bringing biometric self-boarding tech to BLR airport

In an effort to transform the passenger experience and create a future-ready airport, Vision-Box and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL)…

 

“The age of seamless international travel has arrived” says biometrics market researcher Maxine Most

The global market for airport automated biometric facilitation will be worth $1.3 billion in revenue over the next five years…

 

Brisbane Airport selects SITA again as its technology partner

Brisbane Airport in Australia has once again selected SITA as its technology partner in a new agreement that will see…

 

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…

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