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All the news, press releases and reports on the use of biometrics in the Travel & Transportation sector - including land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems, boarding gates and baggage handling…

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Airport Automated Biometric Tech expected to reach over US$1 Billion in revenue 16 August 2018

Research firm Acuity Market Intelligence has found that by the end of 2020 just 17% of the Total Addressable Market (TAM) of nearly 100,000 automated biometric check-in, auto bag drop, and border control, security checkpoint and boarding kiosks and eGates will be deployed.


DHS outlines biometric exit progress for overstayers 08 August 2018

The Department of Homeland Security has reported that more than 600,000 foreign travelers who entered the US legally last year ended up overstaying on those visas.


Mineta San José International installs face recognition 08 August 2018

Politicians and local officials have showcased a new face recognition based security system at the airport in San Jose.


GACA selects SITA for tech at Saudi airports 07 August 2018

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernisation of the country’s biggest airports.


Australia allows mobile boarding passes 06 August 2018

Australia's federal government has said that airlines can use mobile boarding passes for international flights.

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


What is the Apex Air Entry and Exit Re-Engineering project?

A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


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