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Major US airport to implement biometric facial recognition technology at all boarding gates by 2023

(by Ashley Sadler | LifeSite News) – Florida’s second-largest airport is set to roll out high-tech facial recognition software at all of its boarding gates this year, a move critics worry could erode personal privacy.

Miami International Airport (MIA) announced Monday that it will equip all of its more than 130 boarding gates with biometric facial recognition technology by 2023. The step is slated to be “the largest implementation of biometrics in any U.S. airport.”

“The project will incorporate the SITA Smart Path that allows passengers to use their face biometrics as a boarding pass using technology from NEC,” industry publication Biometric Update reported. Read Full Article >

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