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Biometric scanning system to be trialled in five provincial airports

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Surat Thani Airport

Surat Thani Airport in southern Thailand. Photo: jetalone.

The Ministry of Transport is considering using biometric technology for facial scanning of air passengers, initially at five provincial airports, as a pilot project under a plan to develop smart airports across the country.

Deputy Transport Minister Thaworn Senneam said today that a working committee, comprising representatives of the Department of Airports under the Transport Ministry, the Royal Thai Police Office and the Ministry of Interior, has been set up to conduct a study into the use of biometric scanning systems.

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By Thai PBS World

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