biometric airport screening

Swiss Airline Becomes Latest TSA PreCheck Partner

Swiss Airline Becomes Latest TSA PreCheck Partner

“…US citizens and residents who have signed up for TSA PreCheck will be able to breeze their way through security screening while making their way to board flights on Swiss International Air Lines.” Swiss International Air Lines has become the latest foreign partner to sign on with the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck biometric pre-screening program.…

Biometric Airport Automation to See 20% CAGR Through 2022: Acuity

Biometric Airport Automation to See 20% CAGR Through 2022: Acuity

“The age of seamless international travel has arrived. Integrated, frictionless passenger facilitation is the next wave of biometric automation for expedited travel.”  – Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence Acuity Market Research is predicting considerable growth for the airport biometrics market over the next few years. Entitled, “The Airport Automated Biometric Facilitation Report: Form Curb to Gate,”…

SJC Becomes First West Coast Airport in CBP’s Biometric Border Program

SJC Becomes First West Coast Airport in CBP’s Biometric Border Program

The Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) has become the latest in the country to partner with the US Customs and Border Protection agency on biometric border control based on facial recognition technology. The collaboration actually started several weeks ago, with SJC implementing a face scanning system for arriving international travelers on June 25th. Going…

IDEMIA’s MorphoFace ABC Solution Gets First European Deployment

IDEMIA’s MorphoFace ABC Solution Gets First European Deployment

“Many existing Automated Border Control infrastructures in Europe are now almost 10 years old and need a new and fresh approach.” – Philippe Barreau, Executive Vice-President of Citizen Identity and Public Security, IDEMIA IDEMIA‘s MorphoFace technology has now touched down in Europe with its first deployment in the region. The system is now being used at…

Herta Celebrates Strong Showing in DHS’s Biometric Rally

Herta Celebrates Strong Showing in DHS’s Biometric Rally

Barcelona-based facial recognition specialist Herta is celebrating its performance in the US Department of Homeland Security’s recent Biometric Technology Rally. The company says it was among the top three performers in the tests, which assessed different solutions based on their ability to match individuals to a large database in an airport screening-type scenario. Herta’s tailored…

Vision-Box Expands Biometric Passenger Processing at Lima Airport

Vision-Box Expands Biometric Passenger Processing at Lima Airport

Biometric passenger screening is poised to play a much bigger role at Peru’s Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) in Lima, thanks to Vision-Box technology. The company has facilitated the expansion of a biometric border control system first implemented back in 2016, when airport authorities deployed six Automated Border Control eGates. Now, 12 more biometric eGates have…

Veridos to Provide ePassports, Border eGates to Bangladesh in €340M Contract

Veridos to Provide ePassports, Border eGates to Bangladesh in €340M Contract

Veridos has won a 12-year, €340 million contract to provide the Bangladeshi government with next-generation passport and border control solutions, the company has announced. The contract was awarded to the company by the country’s Ministry of Home Affairs. The project will revolve around the development and issuance of ePassports, with the enrollment and data management processes…

Delta, CBP Bring Biometric Boarding to Detroit Airport

Delta, CBP Bring Biometric Boarding to Detroit Airport

Delta Air Lines’ biometric boarding experiment has expanded to Detroit. The company has announced that, in collaboration with the US Customs and Border Protection agency, it’s now allowing passengers to board certain flights at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) with a simple face scan. This applies to anyone departing on a daily flight from gate…

SmartCore Upgrades Airport Kiosks with Integrated Biometrics Tech

SmartCore Upgrades Airport Kiosks with Integrated Biometrics Tech

South Korea-based SmartCore has upgraded its biometric airport kiosks at Seoul’s Incheon International Airport. The kiosks now feature fingerprint scanning technology from Integrated Biometrics. While SmartCore’s airport kiosks have been scanning visitors’ fingerprints for years now, the company has now opted for Integrated Biometrics’ Columbo fingerprint sensor solution for its reliability and its FBI certification…

Sydney Airport, Qantas Begin Biometric Boarding Trial

Sydney Airport, Qantas Begin Biometric Boarding Trial

Sydney Airport and Qantas’s trial of facial recognition technology for passengers is now underway. First announced this past February, the program is meant to allow travelers to board their flights without presenting physical documentation: Instead, their faces would be scanned and matched the flight manifest, with automated terminals allowing them entry to the boarding area.…

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