Question-Which Airport in Asia is first set to use face recognition as “boarding pass”?
(A)Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi
(B)Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) Bengaluru
(C)Beijing Capital International Airport China
(D)Kansai International Airport Japan
Correct Answer-(b) Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) Bengaluru
- Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) Bengaluru is going to become the first airport in Asia to use face recognition as the boarding procedure for passengers from next year 2019.
- The goal of this program is to use Biometric technology to simplify the journey by making it paperless from registration to boarding.
- A Portuguese software firm signed an agreement to this effect in Lisbon on September 5 to introduce face recognition technology at the airport from 2019.
- Jet Airways, Air Asia and Spice Jet passengers as first users will start this project.