Biometrics

PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
News / Technology
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
paravision-funding
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
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News / Technology
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
Pangiam acquires airport biometric tech provider VeriScan
News / Technology
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
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News / Distribution
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
VIDEO: IATA on health passes and digital identification
News / Technology
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
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News / Technology
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
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News / Technology
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
CLEAR raises $100M to expand beyond aviation
News / Technology
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
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Opinion / Technology
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
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News / Technology
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
Forter secures $125M funding for digital fraud prevention tech
News / Technology
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
VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
Interview / Technology
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