Brisbane Airport extends technology partnership with SITA

Brisbane Airport extends technology partnership with SITA

Brisbane Airport has again selected SITA as its technology partner as the airport continues its growth and transformation plans. The new agreement will see SITA develop and extend the technology it provides for passenger, baggage and airport services to support...
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De Gaulle Airport’s New Anti-UAV Technology

De Gaulle Airport’s New Anti-UAV Technology

One of the challenges faced by anti-UAV technology is how to neutralize threats when they emerge, with civil infrastructure like airports having restrictions that would not be seen in the military space. The counter-UAV (C-UAV) Hologard system operated at Pari...
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Facial Recognition Tech Can Recognize Masked Faces

Facial Recognition Tech Can Recognize Masked Faces

A new deep learning facial recognition technology has been unveiled recently. Jointly developed by Panasonic Business and the National University of Singapore, Face Server’s deep learning core engine is the industry’s most accurate yet, tests by the Nation...
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Heathrow scanner trial could ease airport liquid ban

Heathrow scanner trial could ease airport liquid ban

The machines take a 3D X-ray, allowing security staff to check items without requiring them to be removed from bags, and can detect explosives. “If successful, this could lead in future to passengers no longer needing to remove items from...
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American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech

American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is working with American Airlines to trial a new baggage scanner at the Terminal 8 security checkpoint at New York JFK airport. The new computed tomography (CT) scanner is an evolution of the existing 2D...
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Aviation Industry to Launch UK Awareness Campaign on Consequences of Irresponsible Drinking when Travelling

Aviation Industry to Launch UK Awareness Campaign on Consequences of Irresponsible Drinking when Travelling

Travel retailers, airports and airlines have joined forces to unveil a summer passenger awareness campaign to encourage people to fly responsibly. It reminds passengers of the costs of drinking to excess when travelling by air. These include the risks of...
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New Scanners Aim to Make Airport Security More Efficient

New Scanners Aim to Make Airport Security More Efficient

London’s Heathrow Airport is installing, on a trial basis, new X-ray scanners that could eventually lead to the end of passengers removing toiletries from their carry-on luggage. Currently, passengers must remove all laptops and liquids such as water, sh...
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Intelligent Airports Enabling the Future of Travel

Intelligent Airports Enabling the Future of Travel

As airports race to improve their technologies, many are currently implementing isolated solutions around intelligent airports, including Airport Operations Command Centers (AOCC), mobile-enabled passenger services, introducing “smart gates” and airport pe...
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Major Upgrade to Airport Security Checks

Major Upgrade to Airport Security Checks

A 3D millimeter wave scanner developed in China is marked as the most advanced security screening instrument in the nation. The device is a whole-body imaging device that uses a form of electromagnetic radiation to detect objects concealed beneath a person’...
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No Need to Take Out Laptops from Hand Luggage at Airport Check

No Need to Take Out Laptops from Hand Luggage at Airport Check

New scanners have been revolutionizing airport baggage check. Geneva Airport has been testing two new scanners that can check hand-luggage without passengers having to remove liquids or computers – a world first. The scanners are also much faster, checking a...
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