Centralised database “the next step” in biometrics
October 29, 2019
“There’s a great foundation for biometrics – there’s widespread user adoption via mobile phones and the next step in the evolution is to move that from just the convenience on our mobile phones to a more secure environment that will actually allow us to know who is on either end of a payment,” said Maxine Most, principal analyst at Acuity Market Intelligence on a panel at Money 2020 in Las Vegas this week.how to ensure impartiality, and security risks.
SITA has won a contract to expand its services at Kotoka International Airport in Ghan. According to recent analysis from Acuity Market Research, there are now almost 3500 Automated Border Control eGates in operation across 80 countries.
UK dependence on biographic info causing delays at biometric airport eGates
September 10, 2019
Some passengers traveling to and from the UK are in for extended waiting times, delays and frustration as valid passports are being rejected by airport biometric eGates, writes The Guardian. Travelers and activists say the border control system is “not fit for purpose,” and is leading to people being held up at the airport due to cases of mistaken identity at passport control, despite their biometric capabilities.