RFID technology

IATA Calls for Biometric Passenger Boarding

IATA Calls for Biometric Passenger Boarding

Alexandre de Juniac is encouraging the airline industry to leverage modern technology to improve the passenger experience. The Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) placed a strong emphasis on biometric identification and baggage tracking, and One ID and RFID systems in particular.   Speaking at the Global Airport and Passenger…

Chinese e-Commerce Firm Opens ‘Unmanned’ Store Based on RFID, Biometrics Tech

Chinese e-Commerce Firm Opens ‘Unmanned’ Store Based on RFID, Biometrics Tech

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has opened a fully automated retail store in Indonesia, with biometric technology playing a key role. As Tech in Asia reports, the store is “unmanned”. Its products are equipped with RFID tags, allowing them to be tracked when customers pick them up and head toward the exit. There, POS terminals use…