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Bengaluru metro to let passengers pay with their face

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) in the Indian city of Bengaluru is planning to roll out AI-powered biometric facial recognition technology that will enable passengers with monthly travel passes to walk through station automatic fare collection gates by verifying their identity with their face and without needing a physical smart card, pass or token... More




Morocco launches national digital identity platform 

Morocco Digital Development Agency logo

Citizens of Morocco can now scan information from their contactless National Electronic Identity Card (CNIE) to create a digital identity using a national digital identity platform launched by the country’s Digital Development Agency and General Directorate of National Security (DGNS)... More



Holland America Line lets cruise passengers check in with their face

Cruise passenger using Holland America Line mBark face recognition check in

Passengers on Holland America Line cruise ships will soon be able to check in before embarkation with their face using contactless biometric face verification technology and confirm their health status with a digital version of their Covid-19 vaccination certificate or test results stored on their mobile device... More








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Eurostar begins biometric ticketing pilot

Eurostar international passenger using using face recognition on their mobile device to complete ticket and passport checks

Passengers travelling on Eurostar rail services from London’s St Pancras International station to continental Europe will be able to complete pre-departure ticket and passport checks before they arrive at the terminus via biometric face recognition technology, enabling them to board the train using face verification alone... More


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Researchers propose patient monitoring system for remote Covid-19 wards using NFC tags

Schematic showing proposed patient monitoring system for remote Covid-19 wards using NFC tags

Researchers at Rajalakshmi Engineering College in Chennai, India, and in Sydney, Australia, have published a paper laying out the framework for a “contactless tele-health system” that uses NFC technology to enable healthcare workers to upload, access and update health and treatment data for individual patients in remotely located mobile Covid-19 quarantine and isolation wards... More