Singapore Trials Tascent Face and Iris Biometrics Land Border Clearance for People in Cars

“As reports The Straits Times, the APICS system, which was launched late last month, uses a facial and iris biometrics system to authenticate the passports of people getting into Singapore through the Woodlands Checkpoint. Woodlands Checkpoint is one of two land entry points into the country.”

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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