Spain is spearheading the introduction of the primary facial recognition pilot undertaking in Europe, because of airport operator Aena and Air Europa’s collaboration.
Biometric know-how will speed-up boarding space management, identification and entry processes.
Biometric identification know-how streamlines airport passenger motion by facilitating free, quicker, safer and extra environment friendly transit.
This technological breakthrough goals at simplifying boarding procedures, till now an enormously tedious course of in comparison with different types of transport reminiscent of trains and buses.
Passengers who voluntarily go for biometric boarding will have the ability to go safety checkpoints and boarding gates with out having to point out their boarding go or ID.The airport chosen to hold out this pilot undertaking is Menorca, the place Air Europa passengers desirous to check out this technique will likely be in a position to take action via a easy process in course of till the pilot undertaking, initially scheduled for one yr, ends.
The facial recognition system includes a doc scanner and digital camera to {photograph} the passenger, enabling their options to be contrasted with the picture on the scanned doc.
In the event that they match, the passenger will have the ability to undergo each the safety checkpoint and boarding gate with out having to point out their journey paperwork and ID once more, though they need to at all times have them handy.
For sure, any passengers who don’t wish to make use of this facial recognition system might proceed as earlier than, by exhibiting their boarding go and ID.
Facial biometric boarding has been facilitated by the joint collaboration of Aena; Air Europa and GroundForce, each belonging to the Globalia Group, together with Everis Aerospace & Defence and Dormakaba.

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