RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian airports will soon be able to test a new boarding experience: passengers' identity will be checked by facial recognition, without the need to check documents. The project, which had been under development for years, gained greater relevance amid the health crisis triggered by the coronavirus. As of September, the innovation will be tested in a pilot project at the Florianópolis airport.

The program is designed by the Ministry of Infrastructure, through the National Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SAC), in partnership with Serpro, a federal data processing company. The goal is to enable passengers to . . .

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