Why biometrics matter in international travel

July 31, 2017 John Mears

Verifying the identity of travelers is crucial to public safety and security. Identity verification methods that rely solely on biographic-based documents are prone to forgery and manual error. Adding biometrics, however, is an accepted way to mitigate these kinds of travel security risks.

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John Mears

John is a Vice President and Tech Fellow specializing in biometrics, identity management, and forensics. He uses technology to improve citizen services, homeland security, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence operations.

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