Biometrics


2018 review 2019 preview blockchain
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Blockchain in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 3, 2018
For our look ahead, SITA Lab program manager Sherry Stein provides an update on blockchain for the air transport industry and her predictions of what to expect in 2019.   Read More
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Biometric-led travel sees a boost as initiatives take off
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2018
Emirates is claiming a world first with the launch a “biometric path” for travelers at Dubai International Airport. It is one of a number of projects pushing the technology during 2018. Read More
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Boost for biometrics as airlines and airports plan ID management investment
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2018
Sita's latest IT report reveals investment from airports and airlines in biometric ID management. Read More
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Shiji and Fliggy partner to enable facial recognition for hotel check-in
By Mitra Sorrells | September 14, 2018
Facial recognition is enabling travelers to check into a hotel, receive a room card and establish payment authorization, all in about 30 seconds.   Read More
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How AccorHotels uses biometrics to unlock travelers' wants and needs
By Linda Fox | July 24, 2018
Le Club AccorHotels is looking to gain deeper insight on customers through Seeker, an initiative that uses biometrics to track responses and get closer to what travelers want. Read More
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Customer experience part 3 airports
Reimagining customer experience, part 3: Airport innovations
By Mitra Sorrells | July 23, 2018
For part three we take a look inside airport terminals where a variety of innovative work is being done to improve and ease the process of air travel.  Read More
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Orlando airport first in U.S. to use biometric exit for all international flights
By Mitra Sorrells | June 13, 2018
By October, outbound international passengers at Orlando International Airport will no longer need to show their boarding passes or passports at their departure gates. Read More
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It’s time to zoom out - why the future of passenger experience lies in seeing the bigger picture
It’s time to zoom out - why the future of passenger experience lies in seeing the bigger picture
By Sponsored Content | April 4, 2018
Sponsored by Passenger Technology Solutions. Technology has been promising to make travel easier for a long time, yet for some reason it doesn’t feel like we’re there yet. Anyone who has been on a Read More
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Is Delta becoming a cutting edge tech company right before our eyes?
Is Delta becoming a cutting edge tech company right before our eyes?
By Marisa Garcia | March 29, 2018
OK, first, yes, aviation and aeronautics are technologies themselves. And Delta’s long-established MRO prowess means that the airline has applied technology to aeronautics for decades. But more rec Read More
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Are these the technologies most wanted by air travelers?
Are these the technologies most wanted by air travelers?
By Marisa Garcia | March 27, 2018
Flight information specialist, OAG, has published the results of a study of the technology preferences of more than 2,000 US travellers which reveals the future travel technologies passengers are most Read More
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No one seems biometrically opposed but it's still going to take time
No one seems biometrically opposed but it's still going to take time
By Linda Fox | March 20, 2018
Biometric technology and its use for identity checks is evolving fast for a growing number of the world's airports and airlines. A study from aviation technology specialist SITA says using the techno Read More
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Miami International Airport opens wholly biometric passport screening facility
Miami International Airport opens wholly biometric passport screening facility
By Marisa Garcia | March 8, 2018
Miami International Airport now offers wholly biometric facial recognition passport screening at its newly renovated Concourse E, which serves international arrivals. This is the first facility in the Read More
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Facial scanning at airports: convenient, but is it legal?
Facial scanning at airports: convenient, but is it legal?
By Michele McDonald | January 3, 2018
Biometric facial recognition, now in use at nine US international airports, has been met with cooperation from airlines and barely a whisper of protest from US travelers. Not having to fish around Read More
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An airline perspective on 2017 and the coming year
An airline perspective on 2017 and the coming year
By Marisa Garcia | December 21, 2017
As we get ready to wave goodbye to a busy 2017, tnooz asked Finnair chief digital officer CDO Katri Harra-Salonen to share her views on the top developments in digital for travel this year, what she l Read More
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Brute forcing and ignorance in travel fraud
Brute forcing and ignorance in travel fraud
By Martin Cowen | November 21, 2017
The latest travel fraud story to hit the UK front pages ticks the boxes required to strike fear into the heart of Middle England - Russian cybercriminals are hacking travel loyalty schemes and living Read More
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