Step Right up to Facial Recognition Scanning at the Airport

Step Right up to Facial Recognition Scanning at the Airport
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JFK has implemented facial comparison technology to improve security and combat identity theft

Jennifer Passas
  • 25 january 2016

If you travel abroad and fly into JFK airport you could have your face scanned before entering the country. U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) at the Queens airport recently unveiled facial comparison technology that will be used to match a person’s face to their passport photo. The technology will be used to screen first-time Visa Waiver Program travelers and U.S. citizens.

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