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2014-06-24 04:20:38

ARLINGTON, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of citizens surveyed by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in six countries (89 percent) say they are willing to share their biometric details - the unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprints, that can be used to verify identities and automate recognition - when traveling across international borders. However, most (69 percent) of the 3,000 survey respondents say they have not shared any biometric information to date. Survey...

2014-06-18 12:21:11

CLEAR's biometric identity verification to speed travelers through airport security at McCarran International Airport (LAS) beginning late this summer NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CLEAR, a technology provider using advanced biometric identity verification to speed travelers through airport security, announced today it would launch its unique services Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport this summer. "We are thrilled to be bringing CLEAR to Las Vegas. McCarran is...

2014-03-12 23:22:16

Daon Trusted Identity Services Reaches Major Growth Milestone Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Daon, a leading provider of identity assurance and verification software, today announced significant momentum for Daon Trusted Identity Services (DTIS), which has been awarded 50 new airport contracts in the past 12 months. Daon Trusted Identity Services is a joint venture between Daon and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) to facilitate the efficient and secure...

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2011-07-21 05:50:00

New software will soon be installed in some airport body scanners that will allow travelers to be screened without having naked digital images created of them, the Transportation Security Administration announced on Wednesday. The full-body scanners, which now operate at 78 airports throughout the U.S., use low levels of radiation that create an image of travelers that TSA officials use to identify any hidden weapons or contraband. Once installed, the new software enables the scanners to...

2011-06-27 11:08:00

61% of Leisure Travelers, 75% of Business Travelers Want Trusted Traveler Program; Nearly Half of Air Travelers Willing to Pay up to $150 Annual Fee for Less Hassle WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey shows significant majorities of frequent business and leisure travelers would pay up to $150 to enroll in a trusted traveler program. The U.S. Travel Association recently recommended that a trusted traveler program be put in place for domestic air travelers, and...

2011-04-01 20:19:00

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), and the Air Transport Association (ATA) met recently with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole and received approval from TSA for testing of a new crewmember screening system. This enhanced identity and employment verification system for airline pilots will make airport checkpoint screening more efficient for all who depend on air transportation. The...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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