While government authorities have been exploring biometric border screening for years, facial recognition is clearly the ascendant traveler processing solution at a growing number of airports around the world. This year has seen a flurry of activity as government authorities and airport administrators have raced ahead in their efforts to use face biometrics technologies to improve security and efficiency in passenger processing.
Here are some of the more notable recent developments:
Some of the busiest airports in the world are involved in an APAC airport screening boom:
Europe is also seeing rising demand for the technology:
Meanwhile, existing biometric screening programs are evolving:
And in the US, border and travel authorities continue to expand their biometric screening activities: