Detroit Metro Airport installs facial recognition technology to speed up international travel

Simplified Arrival matches traveler to passport photo

By Jason Colthorp - Anchor/Reporter, Amber Ainsworth

ROMULUS, Mich. - Facial recognition technology at Detroit Metro Airport is intended to speed up international travel.

Simplified Arrival takes a traveler's photo and matches it with their passport to clear them through the Homeland Security Department.

The technology saves time when travelers arrive at the airport from other countries, especially when nations have tricky visas.

Learn more about the technology in the video above.

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