Jan 252017
 
 January 25, 2017  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Michael Koziol reports:

International passengers would be whisked through immigration and customs without stopping or even encountering humans, while passport scanners and paper cards would be a thing of the past, under a radical overhaul of Australia’s airports due to start this year.

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Instead, passengers will be processed by biometric recognition of the face, iris and/or fingerprints, matched to existing data. By 2020 the government wants a system in place to process 90 per cent of travellers automatically, with no human involvement.

Read more on SMH.

Yes, I know I could have written “Sydney Morning Herald,” but in this case SMH (Shaking My Head) seems appropriate.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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