Articles tagged “biometrics”

Podcasts

Ups and Downs of Expedia and Booking’s First-Quarter Earnings

Today's podcast looks at Expedia's altered outlook, Booking Holdings' connected trip success, and the fight for privacy at U.S. airports.

Ups and Downs of Expedia and Booking’s First-Quarter Earnings

Airlines

The Fight Over Airport Facial Recognition: Senators Clash With U.S. Travel

Over a dozen lawmakers have vocalized opposition to the adoption of facial recognization technology at U.S. airports.

The Fight Over Airport Facial Recognition: Senators Clash With U.S. Travel

Travel Technology

Inside Amadeus’ Vision for Biometrics at Airports

With nearly all airlines saying they want to implement biometrics at their airport service centers, there's money in helping them make that happen.

Inside Amadeus’ Vision for Biometrics at Airports

Travel Technology

Amadeus to Acquire Biometrics Company Vision-Box for $348 Million

Though there are still some kinks to work out with biometrics, particularly regarding privacy concerns, Amadeus seems confident in the growing use of the technology.

Amadeus to Acquire Biometrics Company Vision-Box for $348 Million

Airlines

TSA Airport Security Self-Screening Lanes Could Be Part of the Future of Travel

You can imagine one major security lapse putting pressure on the gutting of self-screening. On the other hand, TSA manual screening has been rife with miscues, as well.

TSA Airport Security Self-Screening Lanes Could Be Part of the Future of Travel

Travel Technology

Ask Skift: What Are the Major Trends in Travel Tech?

The use of technology in the travel industry has continued to boom in recent years, and here's a look at some of the biggest tech trends in travel.

Ask Skift: What Are the Major Trends in Travel Tech?

News Blog

IDEAS: Frankfurt Airport Expands Biometric Systems for a Contactless Experience

Frankfurt Airport is set to expand its suite of biometric touchpoints to passengers of all airlines within the facility. Credit: Fraport The technology - SITA’s Smart Path biometric solution, powered by NEC - is already available for Lufthansa and Star Alliance Airlines passengers, which has seen over 12,000 passengers use the facilities at check-in, boarding…

Tourism

Skift India Report: MakeMyTrip Partners With Tourism Ministry

Given travelers’ demand for exciting alternatives to the packed streets of tourist hotspots, India’s best kept secrets are now waiting for new stories to tell.

Skift India Report: MakeMyTrip Partners With Tourism Ministry

Airlines

Alaska Airlines To Eliminate Airport Kiosks in $2.5 Billion Tech Upgrade

Alaska Airlines is not the biggest airline in the U.S., but it appears that it’s aiming to be one of the most modern, or at least as the customer sees it.

Alaska Airlines To Eliminate Airport Kiosks in $2.5 Billion Tech Upgrade

Travel Technology

6 Travel Innovations We’ve Covered: Did They Live Up to the Promise?

While some of the tech advances Skift featured over the years may not have lived up to expectations yet, others are poised to play an even bigger role in the travel industry in years to come. Check out this list.

6 Travel Innovations We’ve Covered: Did They Live Up to the Promise?