Welcome to the airport of the future…

by Claire Reilly

…where your face is your passport

Facial recognition isn’t just for the iPhone X — it’s revolutionising airport security and making long queues and passports a thing of the past.
Australia’s Department of Home Affairs is at the forefront of smart border control technology. In 2007, the border agency introduced SmartGates, which read your passport, scan your face and verify who you are at the country’s eight major international airports.

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