Brazil’s Government Wants Facial Recognition Boarding at Every Airport

The technology was developed in partnership with Serpro, a federal government IT company, which developed an App that allows passengers to register their photo, thus linking it to their ID.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Infrastructure wants to implement a new technology for the boarding process in Brazil's airports. The project, called 'Embarque Seguro' (Safe Boarding), enables the use of facial recognition technology to conduct the procedure. According to the portfolio, the initiative will render the boarding process in airports more efficient and also provide greater security in air travel.

The use of facial recognition for boarding began to be tested last Thursday, October 8th, at the Florianópolis International Airport (SC). For now, only volunteers will be testing the new technology. The federal government intends to . . .

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