Dubai launches new fast-track passport control service based on face and iris-recognition technologiesMon 22 Feb 2021
- New biometric systems deployed at 122 smart gates at arrival and departure terminals in Dubai airports
- Service enables passengers to complete airport immigration procedures in 5 – 9 seconds.
Dubai has launched a new fast-track passport control service that uses face and iris-recognition technologies to enable passengers to complete airport immigration procedures in five to nine seconds.
New biometric systems deployed at 122 smart gates at arrival and departure terminals in Dubai airports allow passengers to rapidly complete passport control formalities. Pre-registration is required to avail of the service.
The AI-powered service, which enhances passengers’ travel experience, is one of several high technology projects implemented by Dubai government in recent years to enhance people’s quality of life.
Dubai has set out an ambitious vision for global competitiveness – the government’s ’10X’ initiative has set it on a mission to be 10 years ahead of other cities. The emirate aims to be a centre for futuristic industriesand a leader in adopting game-changing technologies and innovations that can bring transformative economic and social benefits.
- Dubai Government Media Office
- iris recognition
- passport airport
- passport control