[LINK] US Passport RFID problem
gramadan at umd.com.au
Mon Nov 7 18:47:17 EST 2005
> Geoffrey Ramadan wrote:
>> My understanding the current e-Passport will include a digital
>> photograph. As the person has their e-Passport read at a checkpoint,
>> this photograph, as transmitted by the e-Passport will come up on the
>> operators display, which will allow for visual confirmation. Thus
>> trying to minimise inspection delays.
> You're seriously suggesting the immigration queue at LAX
> will be shorter because of this measure? I'd suggest
> more staff on the booths as a more effective way to "minimise
> inspection delays".
More likely the opposite... if they wish to add additional security features
(which includes Iris scanning at LAX) and/or provide more thorough checking,
without automation, the ques would surely grow.
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