Technology connected with US biometric exit system, allows passengers to forgo boarding passes
By: Huang Tzu-ti, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Part of the U.S. Biometric Exit program, the service allows passengers to have their faces scanned at the boarding gates, the data of which will then be matched with that of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the air carrier’s check-in system.
Without the need to scan boarding passes, the service helps minimize overall boarding time. Infants and those with special needs are still required to follow traditional procedures with the assistance of airline personnel, wrote CNA.
According to EVA Air, the company has endeavored to upgrade its services by employing artificial intelligence and other technologies. Meanwhile, the contactless technology involved in the biometric identification system serves to reduce the risk of disease transmission while optimizing human resources. [FULL STORY]