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'User-friendly' facial recognition system debuts at Washington airport

Sep 8, 2018

'User-friendly' facial recognition system debuts at Washington airport

As facial recognition technology generates intense scrutiny, a new system unveiled at Washington Dulles International Airport is being touted as a "user-friendly" way to help ease congestion for air travelers. Officials at Dulles unveiled two new face recognition systems Thursday: one to meet legal requirements ...

Environmentalists sue to block Heathrow Airport's third runway

Aug 8, 2018

Environmentalists sue to block Heathrow Airport's third runway

Environmental groups have filed lawsuits seeking to thwart expansion at Heathrow airport, with two complaints challenging the U.K. government over its approval of a third runway at the London hub. Lawyers for Friends of the Earth said Tuesday that they filed a request for a ...

Aug 6, 2018

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: reports

Singapore will scan travelers' eyes at some of its border checkpoints, local media reported Monday, in a trial of expensive technology that could one day replace fingerprint verification. It is the latest in a series of high-tech initiatives in the city-state — some of which ...