AIRPORTS

NEW FACIAL RECOGNITION-BASED ENTRY SYSTEM LAUNCHED

Published By Livemint | 02 Dec, 2022

Union government launched Digi Yatra for New Delhi, Varanasi and Bengaluru airports on December 1

It will achieve contactless, seamless processing of passengers at airports based on Facial Recognition Technology

Passengers will have to go through paperless & contactless checkpoints using facial recognition technology

The recognition would be linked to the passenger's boarding pass

To use this feature, passenger's will have to register on the Digi Yatra app

Credit : Google play store

 The registration would include Aadhaar-based validation and a self-image capture

The project would later be launched at Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, and Vijayawada airports by March 2023

Later on, the technology will be implemented across the country