Orlando Airport deploys biometric kiosks
Orlando International Airport has rolled out biometric kiosks to expedite the arrival experience for traveler from visa waiver countries.
These self-service kiosks are now operational and processing international passengers who have Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval prior to travel.
The passenger-friendly kiosk enable travelers from arriving international flights to complete their Customs Declaration Form on touch-screens, have passports read and fingerprints and facial images captured.
The system adopts a “land, touch, go” concept that enhances the arrival experience.
DigitalPersona scanner tapped
DigitalPersona Inc. announced that Toplink Pacific Pte. Ltd. has selected the DigitalPersona TouchChip TCS1 sensor for its BLUEFiN mobile fingerprint scanner. The BLUEFiN scanner uses Bluetooth technology for a range of mobile applications, including customer authentication for mobile commerce transactions, medical patient identification, single sign-on to computer networks, biometrics to identify social welfare disbursement, as well as a wide range of law enforcement applications including border control and criminal identification.
Toplink Pacific chose the TCS1 sensor because it offers FIPS 201/PIV certification and a large sensor surface with ample room for complete and high quality capture of fingerprint images. The sensor surface measures 18 mm x 12.8 mm and offers superb image quality (256 x 360 pixels and 508 dpi).
In addition to mobile ID, the DigitalPersona TouchChip TCS1 sensor has been designed for applications such as logical and physical access control, patient ID, government employee verification and other security-driven applications where fast capture and excellent biometric performance are top priorities.
Quintron unveils network appliance
Quintron Systems Inc. announced the availability of the RDS-1 network appliance, aims at making the deployment of small access control systems faster and less expensive. The RDS-1 is a server replacement and delivers physical access control capabilities for an eight-door system, upgradable to 32 doors, in a pre-configured device.