Blogs on Biometrics


Matthys Serfontein , President, Air Travel Solutions, SITA

How strong investment in digitization will transform the passenger journey

To what extent are airlines and airports investing in future-focused technologies to provide the secure and seamless travel vital to the future of the industry?

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Gustavo Pina , Director, SITA Lab

Innovating with a community mindset

To survive the steep growth forecasted in air transport, it’s critical that we collaborate as a community to embrace the new technologies that will revolutionize the way our industry works.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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