SITA and AOptix agree VAR deal
13 February 2012
has become an AOptix Value Added Reseller (VAR) partner.
SITA has more than 2,700 customers in over 200 countries and territories across 300 airport locations worldwide. Almost every airline and airport in the world does business with SITA.
Leveraging the AOptix InSight iris recognition and face biometric technology, SITA will be working with airport, airline and government customers to deploy automated solutions aimed at delivering, fast, accurate and effortless identity screening to expedite passenger flows at airports and borders.
“We have been impressed with the AOptix commitment to improve the overall passenger experience with non-invasive, easy-to-use products that minimize the time and effort to confirm a traveller’s identity. This reduces queue times and disruption at the airport,” says Sean Farrell, SITA director, Biometric Services.
“The AOptix InSight iris and face biometric products combined with SITA’s iBorders BioThenticate matching and management system, and SITA’s passenger processing systems, will deliver world-class solutions for border management and airport security checkpoints,” says Farrell.
“As an IATA Strategic Partner for Passenger Experience and Security and Facilitation, we’re pleased to be working with SITA on streamlining and automating the end-to-end travel experience, from check-in to pre-board screening, boarding and immigration processing,” says Joseph Pritikin, director of Product Marketing at AOptix. “SITA has an impressive technical capability and worldwide footprint that brings the potential to provide our InSight system to thousands of airport, airline and government customers in more than 200 countries and territories.”