In a bid to help further strengthen security at US airports, technology provider Unisys
, is working together with biometric technology developer Fidelica Microsystems Inc.
and Abeo Corporation
on the delivery of a biometric RFID badge that will be used to identify airplane cargo drivers.
Biometrics are fast becoming a chosen solution for airports. Providing them with the secure authentication and identification needed to achieve safe air travel.
According to a news release
, the project will "evaluate and demonstrate a wireless credential that would be used to verify the identities of truck drivers bringing loose cargo to an air cargo warehouse." This will add a heightened level of security increase the assurance of airplane passengers and personnel.
"Our fingerprint imaging technology was designed to enable biometrics authentication in credentials as thin as a credit card," commented Robert Allen, Vice President of Business Development of Fidelica Microsystems Inc., in a statement to the press.
"Fidelica is the first vendor we've encountered who has successfully embedded a flexible fingerprint sensor into a badge format." "Beyond its technical merits, our badge was selected for its unique ability to authenticate users while protecting their identity," also commented Michael Borcherding, President of Abeo Corporation.