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Can ID-Scanning Machines Ease Lines at Airport Security?

3 years agoNews : NewsFeed

The Transportation Security Administration is slowly testing a system that will check boarding passes and IDs by machine, instead of relying on an officer’s visual check before you enter the security line. The system is being slowly unveiled, with Washington-Dulles International Airport becoming the first guinea pig last week. George Bush Intercontinental in Houston starts [...]
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TSA Testing Screening Machines So You Don't Have To Deal With Agents

Lifestyle / Shopping : The Consumerist (3 years ago)

Who needs a person with a pen and a black light to say a boarding pass and identification passes muster? The Transportation Security Administration is testing a system that would screen those materials with a machine, instead of a v... Read Post

Condoms At Australian Airports — WTF?!

Travel / Air Travel : One Mile at a Time (yesterday)

I was using the restroom at Melbourne Airport today, when I noticed this vending machine by the door, with the verbiage "Minimum Size, Maximum Convenience." Now, I've seen vending machines at airports for feminine products, diapers,... Read Post

Can TSA's scanning machines give you cancer? New fears after claim government is covering up 'clusters' of disease among airport workers - 28th June

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Claims that the government is covering up 'clusters' of cancer among Transport Security Administration workers have sparked fears the agency's airport scanning machines could pose a risk to travellers. The Electronic Privacy Informa... Read Post


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