Airport

Vision-Box® presents the Passenger Experience of the Future at the Europe Meets Americas conference

Lisbon, May 07, 2013: Vision-Box® will show at the “Europe Meets Americas” conference its vision of the Passenger Experience, by presenting a new process ranging from check-in through to boarding, using multimodal biometrics (face, finger and iris) and highlighting an integrated process approach supported by a common platform, which not only provides passengers with a more…

CLEAR to Expedite Security at San Antonio International Airport by Summer 2013

New York, NY:  CLEAR, the leading biometric identity service, announced today that it will launch its expedited traveler services at San Antonio International Airport (SAT) by summer 2013. San Antonio travelers will now be able to speed through airport security in less than 5 minutes on average, bringing speed, predictability and service back to travel. “We…

Avalon Biometrics SL wins Ghana Visa & Border Management System

Avalon Biometrics SL is proud to announce that we won in a consortium with Gemalto the World Bank tender for the Visa & Border Management System for the Republic of Ghana in West Africa. Following the evaluation with the best technical score and subsequent award from the WorldBank & the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in…

PTE 2013: MATERNA ips presents its innovative check-in app, the latest Self Bag Drop generation and Self Boarding – in conjunction with Gunnebo – which is ready for biometric facial recognition

DORTMUND, Germany– As the leading provider of Integrated Passenger Services, Materna ips is once again at the Passenger Terminal Expo in Geneva this year (9-11 April 2013). Numerous new products relating to convenient, efficient passenger processing will be presented for the specialist public for the first time on the Materna stand (Stand 5100). This year’s…

CLEAR Speeds Millionth Traveler Through Airport Security

New York, NY –March 26, 2013: CLEAR, the secure identity company that speeds travelers through airport security, announced today that CLEAR lanes have been used over 1 million times. To celebrate the millionth mark, CLEAR launched a website featuring fun travel stats compiled over the past two years. Click here to view the data. “This is…

Human Recognition Systems maps out the airport passenger experience of the future

March 8, 2013 — Human Recognition Systems (HRS) has today confirmed the successful trial demonstration of an innovative, forward thinking passenger journey experience to Gatwick Airport. The concept behind the trial simulation was to illustrate the ‘art of the possible’ in terms of enhancing and quite importantly personalising each passenger’s journey through the airport. In…

Vision-box® Unveils a New Biometric Periscope at AVSEC

New York – March 07, 2013 – Vision-Box® S.A. unveiled, during AVSEC 2013, a new biometric periscope, which upon detecting the user, automatically adjusts height and illumination to allow simultaneous, full-frontal ICAO compliant iris & face capture and matching. The “self-service” process takes place in a very organic and intuitive way. The user can keep walking…

Interview with Mark A. Clifton, Vice President, Products + Services Division at SRI

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Our big differentiator is that we work in a less constrained environment so we can do iris recognition on the move, at a distance and now we have also added in various lighting conditions including in broad daylight. We are currently developing the ability to do iris recognition at an off-angle. You don’t even have to be looking exactly straight on. We’ve been doing some research in that area and it is possible to recognize irises at an off-angle. Our product line starts with the N-Glance, which is really the lowest price unit that we have designed for doorway access control. We have indoor and outdoor versions of that. I think we are the only company that does promote the ability to do iris recognition outside. In fact, we use it here at our facility in Princeton for our employees at the front door to gain access. So instead of using their RFID card they can use iris to enter the building. We are also introducing a drive-through system, so that you can…

TSA Authorizes MorphoTrust Channeling Services to Screen Airport Workers and Produce Secure Badges

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) received authorization from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to support employee screening and badging at U.S. airports under its Other Transaction Agreement with TSA. MorphoTrust is one of three organizations authorized by TSA to offer Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) services, following a thorough review to validate the company’s security systems and…

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