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November 05, 2018

Savvides comments on biometrics in airports

Popular Science quoted Marios Savvides in an article on biometric tech in airports. The article states that TSA plans to incorporate more biometrics, such as facial recognition, to streamline airport security. There is a negative stigma against biometrics, but Savvides says that we are already “ok with computer systems recognizing who we are by using their sensors.” Savvides approves of TSA’s plans, saying that a streamlining tool is “what biometrics was always meant to be.” Read the article here.