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Travel identity of the future

Blockchain technology may hold the key to single secure travel identification across borders

SITA’s technology research team, SITA Lab, is investigating how using virtual or digital passports in the form of a single secure token on mobile and wearable devices could reduce complexity, cost and liability around document checks during the passenger journey.

The SITA-enabled Digital Traveler Identity App (Traveler App) demonstrates how using blockchain technology travelers need to be only identified once and can be quickly verified by nonaffiliated airlines, airports or other agencies.

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