In keeping with the government’s Digi Yatra initiative, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operators of Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru will launch paperless biometric self-boarding technology at the airport. BIAL has partnered with Vision-Box for this new face recognition technology. (Also read: Indian airports to shift towards biometric boarding system)

The new technology will speed up the checkin process in addition to simplifying passenger travel. Biometric technology will identify passengers by their face as they move across the airport, thereby avoiding stops and repeated presentation of boarding passes, passports and other physical identity documents.

Hari Marar,  MD & CEO, BIAL said, “BLR Airport will continue to lead from the front in transforming air travel in India by leveraging technology. We will continue to offer more delightful experiences to all our passengers as they travel through BLR Airport.

“Vision-Box’s state-of-the-art biometric technology, combined with its passenger flow platform will enable a seamless journey for our passengers, without obstacles, waiting lines or hassles, from registration to boarding.”

The biometric self-boarding technology will help develop a digital ecosystem for paperless air travel across India.

Natasha Nitturkar