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  • Facial recognition coming to Australian airports

    The federal government will spend $22.5 million over the next three years deploying facial recognition technology at Australia’s airports, eliminating the need for travelers to produce passports at gates.

    Written by Byron Connolly27 July 17 16:14
  • Telco trouble behind Aussie airport system outage

    ​A "major" telco failure was behind the system outage that left some of Australia’s busiest airports resorting to manual processing of travellers.

    Written by Leon Spencer22 May 17 18:30
  • Australians support biometrics at airports

    Nine in ten Australians are willing to hand over biometric details including fingerprints when travelling across international borders, according to an Accenture survey.

    Written by Adam Bender22 July 14 15:39
  • US GAO calls for more testing of whole body scanners

    A Government Accountability Office report this week called on the Transportation Security Administration to ensure that the controversial Whole Body Imager undergo thorough operational and vulnerability testing.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan30 Jan. 10 12:54