Dubai airport starts using iris examination instead of passp

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Dubai airport starts using iris examination instead of passp

Postby jiraporn66 » Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:15 am


At dubai airport slotxo Passengers can use iris to verify their identity without needing to show any documents.

The system was launched as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to fight COVID-19 outbreaks, which the government gave the project a tool to help control the spread of the late coronavirus. New varieties Because it allows passengers to not have to interact with other people.

This iris scanning system uses biometric, or biometrics, which are designed to collect the unique biological information of an individual for identification. Face recognition is a form of biometric. The system uses a method similar to that used in fingerprint technology.

Dubai airport uses a device to scan the iris, the colored part of the eye. By having passengers look directly into the camera so that biological information can be collected.

The use of the iris scanning system has become more widespread across the world in the past few years. Due to concerns about the accuracy of facial recognition technology Iris biometrics are considered to be more reliable than systems that scan people's faces from a distance.

In Dubai Airport, which is the busiest airport in the world for international travel. Passengers will enter the iris scanner after check-in. After looking into the camera, they would be able to pass through a passport check in a matter of seconds. Without having to carry paper travel cards or use any electronic documents

Officials in Dubai said the scan would connect a person's iris data to the UAE's facial recognition database, eliminating the need for travel documents. The system is a collaboration between Emirates and the Dubai Immigration Agency. Officials said the system would also help passengers go through a speedy automated process from check-in to boarding the plane.

Major General Obaid Mehayer Bin Suroor, deputy director general for Dubai's residency and foreign affairs, told The Associated Press that scanning the iris was a smart system that took five to six seconds.

However, people fear the technology will compromise privacy as well as facial recognition systems.The UAE has faced international criticism for its use in surveillance of journalists and human rights activists.

In this privacy statement relating to biometric systems, Emirates states that the airline associates the passenger's face with other personally identifiable information. Including passport and flight information It also adds that such information can be kept as long as it is reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

In addition, the Emirates website states that all biometric information collected is stored in the “General Directorate of Residency and Foreigner Affairs” directory in accordance with EU law on data protection and privacy. However, they are available throughout the airport for individual identification.

Mr Bin Suroor said all passenger personal information held by the Dubai Immigration Officers will be completely protected so that third parties can not see them.

However, despite concerns about excessive surveillance in the United Arab Emirates, But the country's huge facial recognition networks have also shown signs of expansion. Last month, UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the test of a new facial recognition system. He said the technology was aimed at reducing the amount of paperwork required for some private sector services.
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