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NEC to provide curb-to-gate facial biometrics for Star Alliance frequent flyers

Airline group Star Alliance and NEC have partnered to develop an identification platform based on biometric facial recognition to improve…

 

WTTC and World Economic Forum partner to share information and promote biometric travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have announced a collaboration and information exchanging…

 

WTTC salutes ICAO efforts on biometrics and urges fast implementation

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has saluted the work of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on digital…

 

Accenture confirms Canada–Netherlands biometric Known Traveler program about to launch

Multinational accounting firm Accenture will soon launch the biometrics and blockchain-based “Known Traveler Digital Identity” service, after signing a formal…

 

Efforts to increase TSA Precheck enrollment numbers being held up

Efforts to increase TSA’s Precheck enrollment numbers are being held up by “fingerprinting squabbles”, according to a Politico report. Most…

 

CBP pilot integrates facial recognition into Global Entry kiosks

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched a pilot program at Orlando International Airport integrating facial biometrics into Global Entry…

 

South Africa introducing electronic visas

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) confirmed that the first phase of the electronic visa system will be piloted…

 

DHS considering merging its trusted traveler programs

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske said this week that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering merging…

 

OT-Morpho reports surge in TSA PreCheck enrollments in last year

MorphoTrust USA, part of OT-Morpho, has enrolled five million travelers in the TSA PreCheck program, three million in the past…

 

South Africa to implement biometric regulations for India visa application

South Africa will implement biometric regulations for India’s visa applicants by the end of the year, as soon as it…

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