Iris Recognition at Airports and Border-Crossings
As case illustrations of generic biometric applications, there are at least five different modes in which automated personal identification by iris recognition is used at airports: (1) international arriving passengers can clear Immigration control at iris-automated gates without passport or other identity assertion if they have been enrolled in a preapproved iris database; (2) departing passengers can receive expedited security screening and check-in as low-risk travelers if enrolled in an iris database following background checks; (3) airline crew members use iris recognition for controlled access to the secure air-side; (4) airport employees gain access to restricted areas within airports such as maintenance facilities, baggage handling, and the tarmac; and (5) arriving passengers may be screened against a watch-list database recording the irises of persons deemed dangerous, or...
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