Orlando Central Florida Airport will identify passengers with facial recognition technologyMay 7, 2018
Orlando Central Florida Airport is preparing to be the first airport use facial recognition technology to identify all passengers automatically at the flight from international routes. A pilot programme is being running and already tested in cooperation with British Airways over the past few months.
Passengers be able to get in the Airplane without showing their passports and even boarding passes with identified by face recognition technology. Scanners will identify traveller’s identity by their face, instead.
The Orlando Sentinel inform that the Central Florida Airport will start to to use facial recognition technology to identify all international passengers. Passenger doesn’t need to carry and show paper documents in long lines instead boarding passengers will queue in turnstile-like lanes, stand and stepping onto yellow foot-prints and looking to a camera to have their face scanned and identifies. The scanning will then be search and identify to images obtained from passports or other travel documents to confirm travellers id.
At the beginning Scanners also will be ready at two checkpoints at border and Airport officials also inform that setting up the equipment will be running over during the summer at gates operated by the 24 international carriers in Orlando.
Expected main benefits of the system is to reducing boarding time, and insist that images of US citizens shall be discarded within two weeks. But, images of foreign passengers shall be retained more or less permanently, 75 years, reported by US Customs and Border Protection officials.