Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has selected IDEMIA as the technology partner for DigiYatra. DIAL is a joint venture, formed as a consortium between GMR Group, the Airports Authority of India, and Fraport AG and Eraman Malaysia.

Under the contract, DigiYatra will use IDEMIA’s facial recognition technology in Delhi, Hyderabad and Goa to verify the identity of domestic flyers, making terminal entry and security clearance at the airport a seamless, hassle-free, and paperless process.

According to GMR Group, IDEMIA’s best-in-class passenger flow facilitation solution will enable and speed up passenger clearance and increase security with embedded anti-spoofing capabilities with the least manual intervention. IDEMIA has equipped over 250 airports across the globe with its cutting-edge solutions, applying its award-winning biometric and digital technologies. Singapore’s Changi Airport, which has been named the ‘world’s best airport’ for a record 12 times, is also powered by IDEMIA’s facial and fingerprint recognition technologies.

IDEMIA, through the use of its award-winning facial recognition and digital technologies, contributes to DigiYatra by making travel more convenient for passengers while protecting their privacy and security. Contactless biometric technologies mitigate hygiene concerns and help regain the confidence of travellers. Advanced fingerprint, face, and iris recognition devices designed by IDEMIA identify travellers on the move, enabling greater efficiency and a smooth passenger journey while respecting the user’s privacy. IDEMIA aims to provide Indian passengers with a novel and digital experience, making their flying experience smoother, faster, and more secure, for those who give consent to use the DigiYatra platform.