Iris Scanning May Become The Norm At European Border Crossings

Posted: Feb 14 2008, 8:03am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:13am CDT, in News | Other Stuff

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The EU commission is proposing that anyone entering the EU be subject to iris scanning. The recommendations are based on a pilot program in Frankfurt called the Automated Biometric Border Surveillance which is claimed to have been very successful.

EU officials say that the service will keep criminals out while allowing honest citizens to move about freely. The iris scans will be required only for non-EU citizens entering or leaving the EU. Europeans will use the biometric systems in current passports.

The main difference in the new system being proposed is that the pilot program in Frankfurt was intended to make travel easier for frequent fliers. According to officials the iris scanning process would allow border crossings in the desired 15 seconds range.

Via Heise-Online

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