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CBP to Expand Use of Facial Recognition Tech in Entry-Exit Process

Customs and Border

The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has proposed to amend rules to expand the use of facial recognition systems to improve the process of verifying the identity of foreign visitors arriving and departing from airports, sea ports and land ports. “Full implementation at for land and sea ports of entry will follow after CBP has tested and refined its biometric exit strategies in those environments,” the notice reads. 

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Leidos Wins Contract to Help Disinfect Edinburgh Airport Security Tray Return Systems; Maria Hedden Quoted

Maria Hedden

Leidos has been awarded a prime contract by Edinburgh Airport Limited to upgrade the airport's security tray return systems with antimicrobial tray technology. The company reported on Tuesday. Edinburgh Airport has remained operational during the coronavirus pandemic. The airport’s officials have continued to enact plans to safeguard the health of its staff and the traveling public while preparing for global travel recovery. 

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FAA: Data Comm Service Now Implemented at Miami Int’l Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has said Miami International Airport has experienced a reduction in departure delays following the implementation of the Data Comm service. FAA said Monday Data Comm is a NextGen technology platform that works to help pilots and air traffic controllers send and receive revised flight plans, clearances and advisories …

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JFK, Newark Airports Adopt CBP Mobile Passport Control App

John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City and Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey have adopted the U.S. Customs and Border Protection‘s Mobile Passport Control app designed to help submit their customs declaration forms and passport information digitally. The free-to-use app does not collect new information sent by the user to CBP and …

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