Blogs on Biometrics

08
Nov

Sherry Stein , Senior Manager of Projects & Innovation, SITA Lab

Biometric self-service - taking the next steps

Research shows that airlines and airports are increasingly investing in biometric solutions. What are the most important considerations for going ahead?

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04
Oct

Matthys Serfontein , President, Air Travel Solutions, SITA

Insights into our future

Technology promises to solve many of the pressing issues faced by the industry and airlines and airports are investing across the board to harness it. But which technologies will really work?

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27
Sep

Sébastien Fabre , Vice President, Solutions at Airport, SITA

A balancing act - security and the seamless journey

How do we deal with the need for more thorough security checks which seem to oppose moving passengers effortlessly through their journey?

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29
Jun

Sherry Stein , Senior Manager of Projects & Innovation, SITA Lab

Don’t hold back! Conduct a trial, build a business case

We operate in a risk-averse industry with high regulatory constraints and limited budget for innovation. How does an airline, airport or government agency choose a direction or get started?

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17
May

Tiffany Misrahi , Community Lead, Head of Aviation, Travel & Tourism Industries, World Economic Forum

Tech Trends in Travel: Done For You, #Nofilter Experiences and Blockchain

Looking ahead, here are three megatrends in tech and travel, that I think have the potential to transform the industry.

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24
Apr

Peter Sutcliffe , Head of Border Management Portfolio, ATS, SITA

Poor data = big border risks

Governments rely on data provided by carriers to perform a risk assessment on all people arriving or departing the country.

Why is the collaboration essential and data quality the key?

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19
Apr

Sean Farrell , Portfolio Director, Government and Security Solution Line

IATA OneID: building consensus in a multi-stakeholder collaboration

ID management, based on biometric facial recognition, has become a more viable and secure technology, but expanding its use requires the development of standards and industry best practices.

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15
Mar

Etienne van Zuijlen , Sales Specialist Senior Manager, SITA

Stockholm, here we come!

Only a few days to go before more than 7,000 airport executives from all over the world will gather for the biggest airport conference and exhibition of the year: PTE 2018.

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05
Feb

Jim Peters , Chief Technology Officer (CTO), SITA

AI: ready for take off at an airport near you

SITA’s research reveals that around half of airlines and airports say they’re planning to adopt predictive tools, using AI and cognitive computing, over the coming five to ten years.

We’ll see radical changes in how people get on and off planes and how airlines get their planes in and out of airports.

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29
Jan

Joe Leader , CEO, APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association)

Think holistically about the travel experience

We’re in a new golden age of travel, as increasing digitalization of our industry creates a new travel experience.

The number one priority for improving passenger experience is to make the process seamless and logical for passengers themselves. But airlines, airports and vendors are still acting in a siloed manner, forcing passengers to log in to proprietary applications.

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