Facial Recognition Technology Coming to Sea-Tac Airport as Early as the Close of 2019

SEATTLE – Facial recognition technology could be coming to Sea-Tac International Airport as early as the close of 2019.

Delta Airlines is hoping to implement Biometric Boarding for international travel after a December 10 Port of Seattle Commission meeting.

Delta has already launched the facial recognition technology in major cities like Atlanta, Detroit and New York.

The technology uses a person’s biological measurements, or physical characteristics, to identify them. Delta travelers have the choice to opt-in to use the technology where it’s available right now, or use traditional travel documents and boarding passes.


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