NEC and SITA Announces Global Aviation Partnership
NEC Corporation and SITA announced a global partnership to develop market-leading solutions that enable a secure walk-through travel experience at airports, leveraging NEC’s I:Delight identity management platform together with SITA Smart Path and SITA Flex.
Through the partnership SITA and NEC will further unlock the potential of seamless next-generation passenger processing solutions, making mobile-enabled and touchless airport processes a reality. This will allow passengers to use their digital identity on their mobile phones whenever they travel at each step in the journey. Passengers will use their biometric identity to check-in, make payments, drop their bags, as well as pass-through security, immigration, and boarding by simply scanning their faces at each step. Key touchpoints will automatically recognize you as a passenger, taking steps such as bag drop and boarding effortless.
The two companies will collaborate to develop this ground-breaking solution by utilizing both companies’ global presence in the market and the combination of technology for Common Use Platforms and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions.
With cutting-edge identification technologies and AI solutions including the most accurate face recognition algorithm, NEC’s I:Delight platform allows passengers who have opted to use the service to be identified quickly and with a high degree of accuracy, even when passengers are on the move. SITA Smart Path and SITA Flex solutions are able to integrate mobile and NEC’s biometric technologies with existing common-use infrastructure and airline applications while delivering a smoother airport journey.
(This content is surmised from a press release)