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Airports and Rail Operators Prioritize Some Touchless Technologies Over Others

Eurostar, a rail operator, will in 2021 roll out new facial recognition technology powered by the vendor iProov for passport control and ticket identification. IProov Skift Take: Vendors are getting creative with pandemic-related services, like the following: Passport control via facial recognition. Contactless elevators. Food-ordering without needing an app. Luggage disinfection via ultraviolet light. Mask-detecting […]

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Airports Look to Tech to Ensure Social Distancing of Flyers

A woman walks through an international terminal at Los Angeles International Airport on March 11, 2020. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters Skift Take: Mind the gap. — Sean O’Neill Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Airport Automation to Speed Up for a Crisis Rebound With Less Human Contact

A boy watches a robot at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport as Chinese tech companies start to deploy their wealth, technological prowess and massive databases to help combat the coronavirus outbreak. Reuters Skift Take: Sanitizing robots. Amazon’s touchless checkouts for airport stores. Contactless dining. Airports had already been embracing automation, but the crisis may accelerate the […]

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No nation loves to complain quite like the United States. Even though we’ve got people from all over the world trying to move here every day, we’ll still take to social media any chance we get to gripe about everything from slow pizza delivery drivers to overpriced coffee. But nobody gets the brunt of the […]