Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta to Trial Biometrics for Entry

(by Ken Macon | Reclaim The Net) – The National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos are trialling biometrics for concession payments and fan entry. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the Falcons and soccer team Atlanta United, plans to trial biometrics with 50 to 100 season ticket holders in the club-seat section. The trial, which is voluntary, will use facial recognition to identify people and how many tickets they have. The technology could be extended to cover automated purchases at concession stands, restaurants, and bars. The owner of the two clubs in Atlanta said that … Continue reading Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta to Trial Biometrics for Entry