Carnegie Mellon University

Hamerschlag Hall

March 21, 2019

Savvides on the future of airport security

Marios Savvides was interviewed by the Twin Cities Pioneer Pressabout the future of airport security and the role advancing technology will play. Some airlines and airports have begun to test and implement biometric systems that scan travelers’ faces instantly to verify identity. “With a facial-recognition system, there would be no need for a TSA agent to check your ID,” Savvides said. “The system captures an individual’s iris and full face as they walk by.” A future with biometric screening, however, has some people concerned about data security and privacy, while others would simply like more consistent and respectful TSA officers. Read the article here.