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Dubai Airport to install biometric immigration system

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AOptix iris and facial recognition systems

The AOptix iris and facial recognition systems are going to be installed at 100 immigration smart counters and smart gates in Dubai Airport’s T3.

Automated iris and facial recognition systems are to be installed at Dubai Airport’s Terminal 3 to speed-up and secure the immigration process.

The AOptix systems will be installed at 100 immigration smart counters and smart gates. At present, the Dubai Airport uses e-gates alongside traditional border control points, but it plans to expand the new system to all of its terminals by 2014.

“With the help of emaratech (the systems integrator) and AOptix, we are building on Dubai’s leadership in providing the most secure and convenient iris-based recognition systems to benefit people travelling through our airport,” said Colonel Khalid Nasser Al Razooqi, Director-General of e-Services at the General Directorate for Residency and Foreigner Affairs (GDRFA).

“Since Dubai is one of the world’s fastest growing airports, it is important that we continually employ the latest and best technology to serve the needs of our passengers.”

» More information can be found here.

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam from 25-26 April 2016.

Prepare for the passenger experience of 2025 at FTE Europe 2016, 25-26 April, Amsterdam

Future Travel Experience Europe 2016 (25-26 April, RAI Amsterdam) will be the region’s most forward-thinking passenger experience event this year, thanks to the ‘Passenger Experience 2025’ theme, inspirational keynote addresses by Philips Head of Design Pierre-Yves Panis and SkyTeam CEO Perry Cantarutti, two unique conference agendas, an Air France-KLM Innovation Symposium, the Co-creation Forum Europe, the FTE Bag Drop Symposium, an end-to-end exhibition and a social agenda based around the world famous King’s Day celebrations.

Senior figures from the likes of Google, IATA, easyJet, CitizenM, Vueling, daa, Air France-KLM, Schiphol Group, Ryanair, Gatwick Airport, Finavia, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand and Swedavia will address delegates in the ‘On the Ground’ conference, providing an unmatched learning environment. Each of these leading industry experts will share their passenger experience visions and outline how they are planning to leverage new and emerging technologies, ranging from artificial intelligence and robotics, to biometric technology and mobile-enabled digital personalisation, to improve the passenger experience and enhance operational efficiency.

» View the full FTE Europe ‘On the Ground’ conference agenda

» Register to attend FTE Europe 2016


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