Biometrics

Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
News / Technology
Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
By Michael Baker | October 12, 2021
The program enables travelers to get through security and other checkpoints via a camera and facial-recognition technology in lieu of physical identification and boarding passes. Read More
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News / Technology
Lufthansa enables digital health verification via mobile
By Linda Fox | September 24, 2021
The Traveler ID technology means passengers can scan their vaccination or test status via QR codes on mobile. Read More
As consumers gear up for open banking are we now ready for open traveler?
Opinion / Technology
As consumers gear up for open banking are we now ready for open traveler?
By Tony Evans - TProfile | August 19, 2021
Open traveler models could spur action in other markets, by encouraging traveles to look at other third party providers offering products such as financial services and payment options. Read More
VIDEO: The Big Picture for travel payments
News / Technology
VIDEO: The Big Picture for travel payments
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2021
In some respects the payments element of the travel, tourism and hospitality sector operates regardless of the number of travelers. Think again. Read More
How I Got Here, episode 69 - Dean Donovan of DiamondStream Partners
Interview / Technology
How I Got Here, episode 69 - Dean Donovan of DiamondStream Partners
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2021
After playing a central role in the creation of Mexico's first low-cost carrier, DiamondStream is now an important player in the development of companies and next-generation technology in the mobility... Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Understanding decentralized, secure tech for travel ID and verification
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2021
The COVID crisis has accelerated interest in decentralized, contactless identity solutions using blockchain for data exchange.   Read More
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News / Technology
Travel security solution provider Pangiam acquires Trueface
By Mitra Sorrells | June 3, 2021
Trueface provides facial recognition technology and was a PhocusWire Hot 25 Startup for 2021 and a Phocuswright Summit pitch winner in 2020. Read More
VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
News / Technology
VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2021
Hackers have not been put off by a global pandemic; data breaches are still occurring; and the techniques used by the protagonists are often one step ahead of the brands and the systems that they... Read More
VIDEO: Biometrics lead the way for fast, contactless identification in travel
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VIDEO: Biometrics lead the way for fast, contactless identification in travel
By PhocusWire | May 27, 2021
Paravision CEO Doug Aley explains the benefits of biometric systems for identification and security and what’s next for this technology.   Read More
IATA warns of “chaotic” airport scenes if governments fail to adopt digital COVID checks
News / Technology
IATA warns of “chaotic” airport scenes if governments fail to adopt digital COVID checks
By Jill Menze | May 27, 2021
According to IATA, airport processing times have ballooned to three hours per trip and could reach as long as eight hours. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Why technology is the key to getting the world moving again
By David Taylor - Publicis Sapient | May 25, 2021
As it emerges from crisis, the travel industry should not consider a return to normal but rather rebuild itself with the future in mind.  Read More
PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
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PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
By PhocusWire | May 19, 2021
Our fourth PhocusWire Pulse looks at the current state and future of security in travel, examining issues ranging from biometrics, system breaches, listing fraud and blockchain. Read More
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News / Technology
Facial recognition company Paravision raises $23M
May 12, 2021
Paravision’s technology provides touchless identification used for security and access in travel, workplaces, retail and more.   Read More
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News / Technology
Entrust privacy software company acquires travel specialist WorldReach
By Mitra Sorrells | April 20, 2021
WorldReach founder and CEO Gordon Wilson will continue to lead the company as an Entrust business. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Biometric digital identity must be end-to-end for air travel
By Iyad Hindiyeh - Amadeus | April 19, 2021
The pandemic has accelerated progress towards a full-automated self-service passenger journey. Read More