Space Age Identity Verification Now Available at Metro Airport

A private company is teaming up with the federal government to offer a quicker way through airport security. The “CLEAR” identification platform uses biometric markers to quickly verify a traveler’s identity. The new technology and a dedicated security line started operating at Metro Airport this week. CLEAR Chief Administrative Officer David Cohen tells WDET’s Amy Miller that over half-a-million people have already subscribed to the service.

 

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About the Author

Amy Miller

Reporter/Producer

Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.

amiller@wdet.org   Follow @wdetamy

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