New airport biometrics adoption trends: Idemia, AirAsia, viisights, BioSec

The adoption of biometric technology in airports is rapidly increasing, with new data by Valour Consultancy suggesting an increase of biometrically-enabled passenger touchpoints in airports of 320 percent over the next decade. Also this week, Idemia announced a 12 million Transportation Security Administration (TSA) PreCheck enrollment milestone and signed a contract for strategic projects in Oman. In addition, AirAsia recently unveiled a new face recognition system for travel, Raytheon Security (RTX) deployed viisights’ Wise behavioral analytics, and Biosec announced that its palm vein recognition based system is currently being tested at several European airports.

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