TSA PreCheck

Year in Review: Industry Insiders Show Enthusiasm for Expedited Biometric Airport Screening

Year in Review: Industry Insiders Show Enthusiasm for Expedited Biometric Airport Screening

The vast majority of people in the biometrics industry and adjacent areas are interested in biometric expedited border screening programs, suggest results from FindBiometrics’ Year in Review survey. The data comes from Question Seven, which asked, “Are you part of a biometrics enabled expedited traveler screening program (ie. PreCheck, Nexus, etc.” This refers to programs…

Expedited Biometric Traveler Processing Market to Reach $1.3B by 2022: Acuity

Expedited Biometric Traveler Processing Market to Reach $1.3B by 2022: Acuity

“Acuity Principal Maxine Most estimates that there are currently about 5,600 biometric eGates and kiosks deployed at over 300 locations in 80 countries, and that this number will triple by 2022.” The expedited traveler screening enabled by biometric technology at airports is going to continue its ascent over the next few years, suggests a new…

Year in Review: Airport Biometrics Take Off

Year in Review: Airport Biometrics Take Off

Looking back on the year in biometrics, it’s impossible to ignore a trend that was already well underway at the end of 2017 – the ascent of airport biometrics. It’s an ascent that has been propelled by a number of actors and forces, with a key one being the US Customs and Border Protection agency.…

Thanksgiving Travel Stats Show Benefits of Biometric Screening

Thanksgiving Travel Stats Show Benefits of Biometric Screening

In terms of traveler volumes, this was the busiest Thanksgiving in the Transportation Security Administration’s history, and the stats point to the value of its TSA PreCheck biometric screening program. The TSA says that Sunday, November 25th, saw 2.7 million travelers pass through TSA screening, making it the single busiest day for travel in its…

TSA Prepares Temporary Enrollment Center at Arnold Palmer Airport

TSA Prepares Temporary Enrollment Center at Arnold Palmer Airport

“…the TSA is preparing to open a temporary enrollment center near Pennsylvania’s Arnold Palmer Regional Airport next week.” As the weather cools down and the holiday travel season heats up, the Transportation Security Administration is looking to get more people enrolled in its TSA PreCheck program. By submitting certain biographic and biometric information in advance,…

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…

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.…

TSA’s Busiest Summer Ever Points to Advantages of Biometric Screening

TSA’s Busiest Summer Ever Points to Advantages of Biometric Screening

This year saw the busiest summer ever for the Transportation Security Administration, the organization has announced. Between the Memorial Day weekend and the Labor Day weekend, TSA checkpoints processed about 239 million travelers. The period saw 35 days during which over 2.4 million travelers were screened, with the busiest day having been the Friday before…

TSA PreCheck Comes to Maryland MVAs

TSA PreCheck Comes to Maryland MVAs

A new partnership will allow Maryland residents to sign up for TSA PreCheck at their local Motor Vehicle Administration offices. MorphoTrust and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) have announced that IdentoGO services have come to MVA offices in Annapolis, Waldorf, and Salisbury, and that such services will arrive to Frederick,…

TSA PreCheck Reaches Five-Million Mark

TSA PreCheck Reaches Five-Million Mark

“It comes after the implementation of new initiatives to extend the program’s reach, including an expansion into concert and festival screening, and the deployment of a traveling enrollment RV…” OT-Morpho subsidiary MorphoTrust USA has announced that its IdentoGO service has now enrolled five million customers in TSA PreCheck, its biometric pre-screening program for US air…

Biometric Traveler Screening Program Gets 11 New Airline Partners

Biometric Traveler Screening Program Gets 11 New Airline Partners

The Transportation Security Administration has brought 11 additional airlines into the fold of the TSA PreCheck program. There are now 30 airlines participating in PreCheck, which uses biometric authentication to offer expedited security screening to participating travelers. The newest airlines to support the service are Aruba Airlines, Avianca, Boutique Airlines, Emirates, Key Lime Air, Miami Air…

MorphoTrust Expands Biometric Screening Program Beyond Air Travel

MorphoTrust Expands Biometric Screening Program Beyond Air Travel

“Dubbed Fast Pass by IdentoGO, the expanded solution has the same basis, requiring the registration of fingerprints and other data ahead of time, but now enables faster security screening at participating event venues.” MorphoTrust is expanding its TSA Pre-Check biometric pre-screening system to concerts and other entertainment venues, the company has announced. The system has long…

IdentoGO Hits the Road to Promote TSA PreCheck

IdentoGO Hits the Road to Promote TSA PreCheck

“It’s the latest effort to raise the public profile of TSA PreCheck, with IdentoGO having set up numerous temporary enrollment centers across the country over the summer months to help ease the pressure at airports during the busy travel season.” IdentoGO is hitting the road to spread the news about TSA PreCheck, MorphoTrust’s biometric pre-screening…

IdentoGO Temporary Enrollment Center Opens in Miami

IdentoGO Temporary Enrollment Center Opens in Miami

IdentoGO opened an additional, temporary enrollment center in Miami today. It’s meant, of course, to facilitate registration in TSA PreCheck, a biometric pre-screening program designed to enable expedited security screening for travelers at participating airports in the US. That program has seen considerable expansion over the last several months, reaching two million enrollments near the…