Could Iris Scanning be Coming To an Airport Near You


The Orlando International Airport will begin a 90 day test period of optical iris scanning as the latest high tech method to help in the war on terror. According to the report individuals will have both irises scanned to determine their identity and add to the many methods already implemented to help fight in the war on terror.

“This will be an additional layer of information that is enrolled, which will be biometric information,” OIA director of security Brigitte Rivera Goersch said. “Employees irises will be enrolled for the additional layer of security.”

If all goes well it would appear that iris scanning will become permanent and be introduced to airports throughout the United States. Any additional method to protect us from another 9-11 cannot be a bad thing.

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    One Response to “Could Iris Scanning be Coming To an Airport Near You”

    1. Emergent Chaos on May 13th, 2005 3:19 pm

      Small Bits of Chaos: Airports, Junk Mail and Employment Law (Context-free)

      Scared Monkeys asks “Could Iris Scanning be Coming To an Airport Near You?” (As if the TSA hadn’t wasted enough money on machines that don’t work, or seizing zippo lighter cameras.) Maybe the camera in their iris scanner was…

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