Face-recognition system at Dubai airport soon

Travellers can walk straight from the flight to baggage claim area as biometric tunnels will do airport checks

Dubai: For visitors or residents coming in to Dubai, a new face-recognition software in the offing at the Dubai International Airport will enable them to walk straight to the baggage claim area after deplaning without having to stop at passport control.

British start-up ObjectTech announced that they will work with the Dubai government to install biometric tunnels that scan people’s faces as they walk to baggage reclaim.

The "biometric border" walkway takes a 3D scan of people’s faces as they enter the airport and checks it against a digital passport using face-recognition software.

Digital passport

The digital passport, created for the system, contains information from the electronic chip in physical passports, as well as additional details including fingerprints, iris scans and face-recognition data.

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Source: gulfnews.com