Articles tagged “facial recognition”

Online Travel

U.S. Needs to Tighten Oversight of How Airlines Use Facial Recognition Data: New Government Report

Facial recognition tech divides people. They say either that it's faster and contactless, or that it invades people's privacy. But questions about data security matter, too.

U.S. Needs to Tighten Oversight of How Airlines Use Facial Recognition Data: New Government Report

Online Travel

Airports and Rail Operators Prioritize Some Touchless Technologies Over Others

Vendors are getting creative with pandemic-related services, like the following: Passport control via facial recognition. Contactless elevators. Food-ordering without needing an app. Luggage disinfection via ultraviolet light. Mask-detecting robots.

Airports and Rail Operators Prioritize Some Touchless Technologies Over Others

Airlines

Beijing’s New Airport Is Embracing Facial Recognition Technology

In general, Chinese citizens are less bothered by the growing pervasiveness of facial recognition technology than in other countries. But soon, international visitors to Beijing's newest airport won't have much of a choice of whether they're captured by the technology.

Beijing’s New Airport Is Embracing Facial Recognition Technology

Tourism

No Facial Recognition Screening for Americans: Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland security seems to have bowed to public pressure on a plan to introduce facial screening for American citizens. But it's still using the practice on foreign visitors — something not all travelers will be happy with.

No Facial Recognition Screening for Americans: Homeland Security

Meetings

Less-Invasive Cameras May Be the Future of Event Tracking

Cameras don't always have to make people uncomfortable, especially if they're not being used for facial recognition. Deployed as a way to monitor the flow of attendees, they are a big improvement on common tracking methods, such as wristbands embedded with Wi-Fi devices.

Less-Invasive Cameras May Be the Future of Event Tracking

Meetings

Events’ Use of Facial Recognition Raises Data Security Concerns

Despite improvements in data privacy, facial recognition is still sort of disturbing for many organizers and attendees.

Events’ Use of Facial Recognition Raises Data Security Concerns

Meetings

Privacy Concerns Loom as Facial Recognition at Events Becomes More Common

A facial recognition startup has developed a new way to protect attendee data, but many people are still wary of the technology. It's hard to blame them, considering that data breaches within the travel industry seem to be happening left and right.

Privacy Concerns Loom as Facial Recognition at Events Becomes More Common

Airlines

Travel Industry to Expand Biometrics Tech to Speed Traveler Identification

Airlines and other travel companies have been testing more than 50 systems for so-called biometric identification technologies, such as faceprint scans. But the industry needs to agree on standards for collecting, tracking, exchanging, and protecting travelers' data to speed everyone's journeys.

Travel Industry to Expand Biometrics Tech to Speed Traveler Identification

Airlines

Airlines Prioritize New Technologies as They Position Themselves for the Future

For years so many airlines were relatively content to sit back and rest on their legacy technologies. These moves by airlines to adapt new technologies are a healthy omen for the future.

Airlines Prioritize New Technologies as They Position Themselves for the Future

Airlines

Orlando Airport’s Facial Scanning Program Will Soon Cover All International Flights

Passengers are used to increased security at airports but this latest development will sit uncomfortably with many. The problem is a lack of trust with the companies and governments that capture and use our data.

Orlando Airport’s Facial Scanning Program Will Soon Cover All International Flights