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Australia Plans to Switch From Passports to Face Scans - Seeker;

Australia Plans to Switch From Passports to Face Scans - Seeker

SeekerAustralia Plans to Switch From Passports to Face ScansSeekerThe technology, which straddles the line between creepy and convenient, could mean little to no interaction with security agents. By Alyssa Danigelis. January 24, 2017. 9:03 AM EST. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email. In a move that ...and more »

Australia to Replace Passports With Biometric Tech - Gizmodo;

Australia to Replace Passports With Biometric Tech - Gizmodo

GizmodoAustralia to Replace Passports With Biometric TechGizmodoIn a move that sounds convenient and a little terrifying, international travelers to Australia may not need a passport by 2020. Officials say that the country is implementing a system to replace the standard paper ID with biometric technology that ...and more »

Facial recognition to replace passports at Australian airports - AOL Travel UK;

Facial recognition to replace passports at Australian airports - AOL Travel UK

AOL Travel UKFacial recognition to replace passports at Australian airportsAOL Travel UKThe Department of Immigration and Border Protection is seeking tenders for a self-processing system, which would use fingerprints, iris or facial structure recognition, to be introduced later this year. See also: Man left 'looking like Hitler' in ...and more »

Australia to replace passports in favor of biometric scanning - AOL News;

Australia to replace passports in favor of biometric scanning - AOL News

AOL NewsAustralia to replace passports in favor of biometric scanningAOL NewsOne country is aiming to take away one of the only free souvenirs a person can get from an international trip, a passport stamp. Australia announced plans to use biometric scanning in airports instead of physical passports. Travelers will still need to ...and more »

Australia plans to replace passports with biometric border control - The Stack;

Australia plans to replace passports with biometric border control - The Stack

The StackAustralia plans to replace passports with biometric border controlThe StackThe Australian government has proposed a biometric border control system designed to permit the majority travellers through passport checks without human assistance by 2020. The Seamless Traveller project, first announced in 2015, has a budget of ...and more »

Australia Plans to Replace Passports with Facial Recognition - Motherboard;

Australia Plans to Replace Passports with Facial Recognition - Motherboard

MotherboardAustralia Plans to Replace Passports with Facial RecognitionMotherboardCan't find your passport? In Australia, that may no longer be a problem at border control. The country is looking to replace passport checks with facial recognition technology. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Australia's Department of ...and more »

Forget The Passport; Australia Eyes Facial Recognition Technology - TravelPulse;

Forget The Passport; Australia Eyes Facial Recognition Technology - TravelPulse

TravelPulseForget The Passport; Australia Eyes Facial Recognition TechnologyTravelPulsePHOTO: Canberra is just one location that may soon get exciting facial recognition technology. (Photo via Flickr/Cimexus). International travelers cringe when faced with the task of leaving an airport and having to go through the pain of showing your ...and more »

Australia plans biometric border control - BBC News;

Australia plans biometric border control - BBC News

BBC NewsAustralia plans biometric border controlBBC NewsThe Australian government is planning to allow 90% of travellers to pass through passport control without human help by 2020. With a $100m (£80m) budget, it has begun the search for technology companies that could provide biometric systems, such as ...and more »

Passport UPDATE: Soon Brits WON'T need official documents for Australia because of THIS - Express.co.uk;

Passport UPDATE: Soon Brits WON'T need official documents for Australia because of THIS - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukPassport UPDATE: Soon Brits WON'T need official documents for Australia because of THISExpress.co.ukAUSTRALIA is planning to pioneer a new passport-free system at its airports, involving facial recognition technology in place of document checks at border security. By Claudia Cuskelly. PUBLISHED: 11:28, Tue, Jan 24, 2017 | UPDATED: 11:47, Tue, Jan 24, ...and more »

Australia wants to replace passports with facial recognition technology - Fox News;

Australia wants to replace passports with facial recognition technology - Fox News

Fox NewsAustralia wants to replace passports with facial recognition technologyFox NewsIf you're the type of traveler that can never remember which pocket you put your passport in when asked to produce it by airport officials, then Australia's plan for a major overhaul of its checking systems is likely to appeal. ADVERTISEMENT. The ...and more »

Fingerprints, facial recognition to replace passports in Australia - The Indian Express;

Fingerprints, facial recognition to replace passports in Australia - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressFingerprints, facial recognition to replace passports in AustraliaThe Indian ExpressAustralia on Sunday announced an overhaul of security at all its international airports, with technology set to replace passports by 2020. AddThis Sharing. 00. SHARES. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Google+ Google+Share to ...and more »

Australia to replace passports with facial-recognition technology - AsiaOne;

Australia to replace passports with facial-recognition technology - AsiaOne

AsiaOneAustralia to replace passports with facial-recognition technologyAsiaOneA plane flies over Sydney's central business district after taking off from its international airport on Nov 25, 2016. Photo: Reuters. AsiaOneTuesday, Jan 24, 2017. Facebook Twitter Share WhatsApp. In a few years' time, international passengers may ...and more »

Biometric recognition at airport border ​​raises privacy concerns, says expert - The Guardian;

Biometric recognition at airport border ​​raises privacy concerns, says expert - The Guardian

The GuardianBiometric recognition at airport border ​​raises privacy concerns, says expertThe GuardianSome experts say biometric technology planned for Australian airports would not present any more privacy concerns than existing border control regimes. Photograph: Bart Muhl/AP. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing ...and more »

Facial Recognition Systems Could Replace Passports At International Airports In Australia - A Plus;

Facial Recognition Systems Could Replace Passports At International Airports In Australia - A Plus

A PlusFacial Recognition Systems Could Replace Passports At International Airports In AustraliaA PlusIn just a few years, you may not need a passport to travel internationally to Australia. Officials from the nation's Department of Immigration and Border Protection hope to streamline the process for international travelers by installing a system that ...and more »

End of passports? Australia's government moves to radically overhaul international airports - Stuff.co.nz;

End of passports? Australia's government moves to radically overhaul international airports - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzEnd of passports? Australia's government moves to radically overhaul international airportsStuff.co.nzThe Government wants to pilot the technology in July at Canberra Airport, which handles limited flights to Singapore and Wellington. International passengers would be whisked through immigration and customs without stopping or even encountering humans ...and more »

Australia wants to replace passports with biometrics by 2020 - Planet Biometrics;

Australia wants to replace passports with biometrics by 2020 - Planet Biometrics

Planet BiometricsAustralia wants to replace passports with biometrics by 2020Planet BiometricsSecure documents could be replaced with biometric security for almost all Australian citizens as early as 2020, under plans announced by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. The country will begin trials of a combination of fingerprint ...and more »

Soon you won't need a passport to visit Australia: Face recognition technology will vet travellers - Daily Mail;

Soon you won't need a passport to visit Australia: Face recognition technology will vet travellers - Daily Mail

Daily MailSoon you won't need a passport to visit Australia: Face recognition technology will vet travellersDaily MailAustralia is set to be at the forefront of contactless airport security, with passengers soon able to travel through the country's aviation hubs using biometric recognition alone. The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP ...and more »

Australia to replace passports with facial recognition and Fingerprints - ETCIO.com;

Australia to replace passports with facial recognition and Fingerprints - ETCIO.com

ETCIO.comAustralia to replace passports with facial recognition and FingerprintsETCIO.comAustralia to replace passports with facial recognition and Fingerprints Australia on Sunday announced an overhaul of security at all its international airports, with technology set to replace passports as means of identifying passengers by 2020. The ...and more »

Australia To Replace Passports With Biometric Tech - Lifehacker Australia;

Australia To Replace Passports With Biometric Tech - Lifehacker Australia

Lifehacker AustraliaAustralia To Replace Passports With Biometric TechLifehacker AustraliaIn a move that sounds convenient and a little terrifying, international travellers to Australia may not need a passport by 2020. Instead, our border security is looking to implement a biometric system that recognises faces, irises and/or fingerprints ...and more »

Why you should be concerned that Australia's ditching passports for facial recognition by 2020 - Techly

Why you should be concerned that Australia's ditching passports for facial recognition by 2020TechlyIncluded in this automation are plans to implement facial recognition technology that includes the biometric identification. The result will be a future in which passengers will be able to travel in a “contactless” system without – for the most part ...and more »