Passengers at Amsterdam Schiphol are being promised a speedier passage through immigration after the installation of new electronic border-crossing gates.
In a deal with Accenture, the airport claims the new gates will speed up the identification process by using the latest in biometric technologies, including facial recognition.
Accenture will initially deliver 36 electronic border-crossing gates to be used at Schiphol during 2011.
The company recently trialed similar technology at London Stansted and Heathrow, after which BAA and the UK Border Agency permanently deployed the electronic gates at these airports.
By Bev Fearis
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Established by the famed Sarkies Brothers in 1885, the Eastern & Oriental (E&O) Hotel in Penang is the only hotel in the heart of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site that possesses prime sea frontage. Today, the luxurious 228 all-suite hotel stands as the grand dame of heritage hotels, its distinctive classic elegance and grace of service enhanced with time.
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