Biometrics


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How digital health passes bring biometrics in aviation much closer
By Linda Fox | April 7, 2021
Progress in facial recognition technology and reduced development costs are bringing seamless travel a step closer. Read More
News | Technology
Pangiam acquires airport biometric tech provider VeriScan
Pangiam acquires airport biometric tech provider VeriScan
By Kevin May | March 23, 2021
The VeriScan platform was originally developed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's in-house technology department and is now in use at Dulles and Dallas-Fort Worth airports in the U.S. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: Behind the scenes of safe travel in the post-pandemic corporate world
By PhocusWire | March 9, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to CWT's senior director Brandon Balcom on the digital and analogue complexities of corporate travel post pandemic. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: IATA on health passes and digital identification
VIDEO: IATA on health passes and digital identification
By PhocusWire | March 5, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to Alan Murray Hayden of IATA to understand the work the aviation industry is doing to get passengers safely back to the skies. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: Terry Jones on health passports, standards and restoring consumer confidence
By Mitra Sorrells | March 2, 2021
Travel industry veteran Terry Jones discusses the need for collaboration and communication as the industry rolls out digital health passports and other solutions to restart travel. Read More
News | Technology
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Airline technology investments slumped in 2020
By Linda Fox | February 25, 2021
Airline and airport technology chiefs have had to reprioritize investment with self-service passenger options high on the agenda. Read More
News | Technology
CLEAR raises $100M to expand beyond aviation
CLEAR raises $100M to expand beyond aviation
By Jill Menze | February 9, 2021
Investors in the round include Danny Meyer’s Enlightened Hospitality Investments, NFL investment arm 32 Equity and the Partnership Fund for New York City. Read More
News | Technology
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Six tech trends paving the way for transformation in aviation
By David Lavorel - SITA | December 16, 2020
Advances in technologies such as biometrics and blockchain are accelerating change in the aviation industry. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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WTTC proposes best practices for biometric digital identities to speed recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | December 11, 2020
The report provides detailed steps to create and implement biometric-enabled digital identities that could be used to secure and expedite travel around the world. Read More
News | Technology
Forter secures $125M funding for digital fraud prevention tech
Forter secures $125M funding for digital fraud prevention tech
By Kevin May | December 7, 2020
The round brings the total invested in U.S.-based Forter to $225 million over five rounds, with its most recent being a $50 million Series D via March Capital. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 17, 2020
Trueface deploys ethical facial recognition and shows how the responsible use of computer vision is shaping the industry. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: Cloudbeds - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Cloudbeds - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 17, 2020
Cloudbeds is building the next-generation hospitality tech platform delivering feature flexibility without feature bloat.  Read More
Interview | Technology
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Trueface
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Trueface
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Trueface provides on-premise computer vision solutions that automatically make sense of camera data and turn it into actionable information, for things such as facial recognition, age verification and... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Sergio Colella
By PhocusWire | September 7, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Next up: SITA's Sergio Colella. Read More
Interview | Technology
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Countries consider wearables as a way to bring back tourists
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | August 26, 2020
Destinations including Hawaii and the Cayman Islands are exploring the potential for wearable devices to track arrivals and health. Read More
News | Technology
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