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[Money20/20] CLEAR’s CEO Talks Biometric Access Control and Naked Payments

[Money20/20] CLEAR’s CEO Talks Biometric Access Control and Naked Payments

With biometric technology being a bigger topic than ever at this year’s Money20/20 Las Vegas, one of the most fascinating panel discussions was focused on one particular biometrics program, albeit a very ambitious one: CLEAR. It started out as a system aimed at using biometric identification to expedite airport screening for members, but has recently…

[Money20/20] Beer and Football Partners Applaud CLEAR’s Biometric Screening, Naked Payments Tech

[Money20/20] Beer and Football Partners Applaud CLEAR’s Biometric Screening, Naked Payments Tech

The enormous potential of CLEAR‘s biometric screening technology beyond airport security is becoming perfectly clear, if the enthusiasm of the company’s partners in Seattle is any indication. In a panel discussion moderated by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill on the opening day of Money20/20 Las Vegas, CLEAR CEO Caryn Seidman Becker explained the origins and trajectory…

Amid Expansion, CLEAR Launches Marketing Campaign

Amid Expansion, CLEAR Launches Marketing Campaign

“…the announcement arrives just a week after the news that CLEAR was opening a new office in Austin, Texas, and soon after the launch of a pioneering biometric payments system in Seattle that lets sports fans pay for snacks at concessions stands using a simple fingerprint scan.” With CLEAR now having established an extensive network…

CLEAR Opens New Office in Austin, Texas

CLEAR Opens New Office in Austin, Texas

CLEAR has opened its first office outside of its home turf in New York. The office is located in northern Austin, Texas, and was announced by Opportunity Austin, an economic development arm of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. The announcement asserted that CLEAR expects to create 30 jobs with its new office. The development…

Government Biometrics Month 2018: The Ascent of Biometric Border Control

Government Biometrics Month 2018: The Ascent of Biometric Border Control

Biometric border control is not a new concept. At its most basic level, in fact, border control has always been biometric, with authorities comparing travelers’ faces to the images in their passports and other identity documents. That work was done by humans, of course, but the technological sophistication that has been attained in the field…

CLEAR Delivers on Naked Payments Promise in Seattle

CLEAR Delivers on Naked Payments Promise in Seattle

CLEAR has followed through on its promise to bring biometric transactions to the sports stadium concession stand: Fans of the Seattle Sounders soccer team, the Seahawks football team, and the Mariners baseball team can now buy snacks and drinks just by performing a fingerprint scan. It’s probably the most high-profile US deployments yet of a…

CLEAR Working With MLB On Biometric Ticketing, Concessions Purchases

CLEAR Working With MLB On Biometric Ticketing, Concessions Purchases

“The system will first revolve around fingerprint scanning, but will ultimately support facial recognition as well, for an even more seamless entry process for baseball fans.” CLEAR is getting ready to move ahead with biometric ticketing at the ballpark, thanks to a new partnership with Major League Baseball and Tickets.com. The organizations are working together…

CLEAR Network Extends to Phoenix

CLEAR Network Extends to Phoenix

“Phoenix Sky International Airport has become the 25th airport in the US to support CLEAR…” CLEAR‘s biometric passenger screening system has landed in Phoenix, Arizona. Registered passengers at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport can now proceed through PHX Terminal 4 faster than ever, with CLEAR allowing them to confirm their identities through a simple…

CLEAR Pivots Into Soccer with Latest Stadium Deployments

CLEAR Pivots Into Soccer with Latest Stadium Deployments

CLEAR has further expanded the reach of its biometric pre-screening platform in the sports world, this time with deployments at soccer stadiums. One of the organization’s new partners is the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), with CLEAR’s biometric scanning to enable expedited entry for fans at the Banc of California Stadium. The same goes for…

Former TSA, American Airlines Exec Joins CLEAR

Former TSA, American Airlines Exec Joins CLEAR

A former American Airlines and TSA executive has now joined CLEAR’s ranks: Howard Kass has been named the organization’s SVP of Corporate Affairs. Kass started working for US Airways in 2003, and was its VP of Legal and Government Affairs when it merged with American Airlines in 2013, at which time he became American Airlines’…

CLEAR Biometric Screening Comes to Detroit Ballpark

CLEAR Biometric Screening Comes to Detroit Ballpark

Biometric screening has come to Detroit’s Comerica Park ballpark, care of CLEAR. The system is available through Gate A of the park, allowing CLEAR registrants to breeze through security by scanning their fingers at the entrance. Each CLEAR member can also take one ticket-holding adult companion, or any number of accompanying children, through the express…

Delta, CLEAR Enable Biometric Boarding for Rewards Members at DCA

Delta, CLEAR Enable Biometric Boarding for Rewards Members at DCA

Delta Air Lines’ biometric experiment at the Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) has entered into its second phase, allowing passengers to replace their boarding passes with a fingerprint scan. It’s an expansion of a trial program first launched a couple of months ago, when Delta announced it was working with biometric screening specialist CLEAR to…

CLEAR Biometric Screening Arrives at LAX

CLEAR Biometric Screening Arrives at LAX

The CLEAR biometric passenger screening system has launched at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), allowing travelers to quickly move through security by undergoing fingerprint or eye scans. Commenting on the deployment, the CEO of LAX municipal operator LAWA, Deborah Flint, lauded the CLEAR system as one that will “help travelers save time.” For CLEAR’s…

Delta Airlines Prepares to Trial Biometric Boarding with CLEAR

Delta Airlines Prepares to Trial Biometric Boarding with CLEAR

Delta Airlines is moving ahead with its CLEAR partnership with a biometric passenger screening pilot project now underway at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). The program allows Delta SkyMiles Members to use their fingerprints for authentication at the Delta Sky Club. Phase two will expand the program to let them use their fingerprints…

CLEAR Expansion Underway with New Airport Deployments

CLEAR Expansion Underway with New Airport Deployments

CLEAR is expanding its biometric passenger screening program across America. The company has announced that its system has come to the JFK International Airport and LaGuardia Airport in New York, and that later this month it’s coming to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. By the end of Q1, the service will also be in place…

CLEAR Bulks Up Executive Team to Support Expansion

CLEAR Bulks Up Executive Team to Support Expansion

“In a statement announcing the additions to the team, CLEAR framed them as part of a “major nationwide expansion.”” Biometric security screening specialist CLEAR has dramatically expanded its executive team with five new additions. Todd Edebohls is the company’s new SVP of Corporate Development, having previously held business development roles with Amazon.com and Zocdoc and…

Delta Promotes Biometric Screening to Help Manage Airport Wait Times

Delta Promotes Biometric Screening to Help Manage Airport Wait Times

Delta Air Lines is promoting new efforts to improve passenger processing. Among them are staffing increases, opening new checkpoint lanes, and enabling expedited biometric passenger screening. The measures come as the US Transportation Security Administration struggles with long wait times at airports across the country. It’s a situation that is evidently of some concern to Delta…

Marlins Park Gets CLEAR Biometric Express Lanes

Marlins Park Gets CLEAR Biometric Express Lanes

Biometric security screening solutions provider CLEAR is celebrating another major stadium deployment. Marlins Park, the home turf of the Miami Marlins, now has Marlins CLEAR Lanes enabling express entry to the stadium. After an initial enrollment, ticket holders who take advantage of the system will be able to enter the stadium by scanning their fingers…

CLEAR Hints at Business Expansion with New Board Appointments

CLEAR Hints at Business Expansion with New Board Appointments

Biometric security screening specialist CLEAR has formally announced two new appointments to its Board of Directors. The new board members are Jeffery H. Boyd and Lew Kling. Boyd is the former CEO of Priceline Group, and Lew Kling is the former CEO of Flowserve. Boyd was also a major participant in CLEAR’s latest round of funding,…

CLEAR to Secure Growing Austin Airport

CLEAR to Secure Growing Austin Airport

Biometric identification developer CLEAR has won a new contract to bring its traveler screening platform to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas. As with its other deployments around the US, this newest project is integrated with the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program. With its use of fingerprint and iris biometrics to authenticate the identities of travelers,…

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