airport biometrics

Activity Monitoring Startup Zensors Offers Free Services to Help Fight COVID-19

Activity Monitoring Startup Zensors Offers Free Services to Help Fight COVID-19

Computer vision activity monitoring startup Zensors has announced that it will be offering its platform for free to certain entities to help them take measures against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Founded two years ago from a team out of Carnegie Mellon University, Zensors was among the earliest adopters of computer vision in the…

Airport Retailer to Implement Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ Payment Tech

Airport Retailer to Implement Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ Payment Tech

Airport hospitality group OTG has announced it will be implementing Amazon’s “Just Walk Out” cashierless payment technology at one of their stores in Newark Liberty Airport. The store — a CIBO Express Gourmet Market — is located in Newark Liberty’s Terminal C, and will allow customers to enter the store by swiping their credit card.…

WTTC, WEF Partner on Biometric Passenger ID

“…the WTTC said that it will work with the WEF to promote international harmonization of digital traveller systems through the use of standards that will promote interoperability.” The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has another new ally in its efforts to promote the use of biometrics and other cutting-edge technologies for traveller identity management:…

e-Passports Market is Set to Surge: Report

e-Passports Market is Set to Surge: Report

The global market for e-passports is going to surge over the next few years, according to a new report from Technavio. The market research firm forecasts a CAGR of 21 percent between 2019 and 2023, equating to $23.93 billion in growth. In a report summary, a senior Technavio analyst explained that an increasing number of…

[Money20/20] Biometrics and AI Converge in Expert FinTech Panel

[Money20/20] Biometrics and AI Converge in Expert FinTech Panel

If there’s one exciting trend in payments right now, it’s the rise of biometrics, and so it was no surprise to see “Digital Identity & Biometrics” emerge as one of the four central themes of the opening day of this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. And an expert panel comprising representatives of some of…

‘Curb to Gate’ Biometric Airport Automation is on the Way: Acuity

‘Curb to Gate’ Biometric Airport Automation is on the Way: Acuity

“Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport, London’s Heathrow, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson have all announced deployments or enhancements of existing passenger processing systems based on facial recognition technology.” Acuity Market Intelligence is pointing to deployments of biometric passenger processing technology announced this week at three major airports as validation of the market research firm’s predictions about the rise…

Heathrow Airport to Leverage Yoti’s Mobile Tech for Biometric Passenger Processing

Heathrow Airport to Leverage Yoti’s Mobile Tech for Biometric Passenger Processing

Yoti has teamed up with Heathrow Airport for a groundbreaking trial of biometric passenger processing technology, the company has announced. The aim is to replace traditional travel documents with digital, biometrically authenticated mobile credentials on passengers’ mobile devices. That will, of course, be facilitated by Yoti’s mobile technology, which is designed to combine document reading…

Biometrics-Powered Airport Automation is Taking Off: Acuity

Biometrics-Powered Airport Automation is Taking Off: Acuity

“The age of seamless international travel has arrived. Integrated, frictionless passenger facilitation is the next wave of biometric automation for expedited travel.”  – Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence Acuity Market Research is predicting considerable growth for the airport biometrics market over the next few years. Entitled, “The Airport Automated Biometric Facilitation Report: Form Curb to Gate,”…