TCF News

Updated on 25th October 2021

How Lufthansa is enabling biometrics adoption across different touchpoints and airports of all sizes
Future Travel Experience
Lufthansa first invested into biometrics in 2018, when it launched a one-step biometric boarding process utilising facial recognition technology ...

The global network - Airport World
Through a biometric identity management system such as Collins' SelfPass, for example, this imagery is compared to existing images in secure ...

West Yorkshire price-capped bus travel plan approved - BBC News
Plans to cap the cost of a day's bus travel in West Yorkshire and create a greener bus fleet have been approved by the county's combined authority. If given the final go-ahead, the Bus Service Improvement Plan would see the daily cost of travelling on buses run by different firms limited to £5.50. West Yorkshire Combined Authority is bidding for a share of a national £3bn bus strategy fund.

Entrust launches biometric travel solution for seamless, paperless ID checks
Biometric Update
Travelers opting in to the service pass through touchpoints within contactless biometric corridors using facial recognition for identity verification ...

Scottish Government ‘dragging feet’ on smart ticketing scheme for Scotland
FutureScot
Scotland has been “left behind” when it comes to an Oyster card-style ticketing system that would make it cheaper, easier and more convenient for ...

New airport biometrics adoption trends: Idemia, AirAsia, viisights, BioSec
Biometric Update
The adoption of biometric technology in airports is rapidly increasing, with new data by Valour Consultancy suggesting an increase of biometrically-enabled passenger touchpoints in airports of 320 percent over the next decade.
More on this from Valour (Ed.)…

ACT launches Smart Enable for real-time and off-line ITSO ticketing and validation
ACT aFujitsu Company
It ITSO-enables a wider, more accessible retail and validation network giving passengers an easy way to buy, download, collect and validate tickets

Masabi and National Express West Midlands Launch Regional Mobile Ticketing Across 23 Bus Operators
Masabi PR
Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transport and National Express West Midlands today announced that nBus mobile tickets can now be purchased using the NX Bus mTicket app - enabling travel on all 23 bus operators across the West Midlands, including The Black Country & Coventry.