Biometrics

Technology

Research: Aussie travellers are embracing voice search and biometrics

A new research report from Travelport has shown Aussie travellers are all over new technology like a rash, though they’re probably not as itchy.

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Technology

Beyond passport-free travel: SITA President reveals predictions for the future of airports

We picked Sumesh Patel’s brain to find out about all the shiny new tech airports are investing in. We assume he has a bit of a headache now.

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Aviation

Qantas trials new passport free technology in Brisbane

The days of holding up airport queues while you rummage through three different bags looking for your passport may soon be over! Or is that just us?

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Technology

Marriott is trialling facial-recognition check-in services in China

The future is here: you can now check into hotels using nothing but your most charming smile. Kidding, you probably have to have a straight face or you might get locked out.

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Technology

SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR PASSPORT: Sydney airport trials facial recognition

Select Qantas passengers can now breeze through most stages of the airport with nothing but a charming smile. Just kidding, it’s biometrics.

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Hotels

This hotel wants to read your mind using biometrics

Welcome to the future, where hotels are *literally* getting inside your head to help you realise your true travel potential. We’re not freaked out at all.

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Technology

Is the future of travel interaction free?

We asked futurist, Michael McQueen how heavily robots will influence the future of travel. He assured us the robot apocalypse is still a long way off.

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Destinations

Say Konnichiwa to Japan’s new departure tax

by Laine Fullerton

While most people are concerned about the new departure tax coming into effect next year, we’re concerned about what sushi we will eat for lunch.

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Technology

Face-scans to AI: everything you need to know about biometric tech

by Ali Coulton

We chatted with SITA’s Asia Pacific President, Sumesh Patel to get the low-down on biometrics and how they’re changing the game for air travel.

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Technology

This airline just casually introduced fingerprinting

The future is here, guys. You can now gain entry to this airline’s lounge via fingerprinting.

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Aviation

Passengers loving self-serve tech at airports

Passengers are singing ‘I’m Lovin It’ as they use new airport technology, although it might just be because they got some McNuggets before their flight.

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Aviation

Passengers to board planes just using face recognition tech

by Daisy Melwani

All you need is a face to be able to board a plane these days. Wait a minute, we’re pretty sure that was a requirement before new measures were implemented.

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