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Amsterdam airport to test electronic ID system.


Amsterdam's Schiphol airport is to test an electronic identification system expected to increase the efficiency of screening passengers.

According to Radio Netherlands, the system will read faces or fingerprints, and if proved successful it would eliminated the need for passengers to show their passports.

Currently a small group of frequent flyers already make use of an iris-scan facility at the airport, reported The Associated Press.

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Date:Nov 25, 2003
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