The public transportation and infrastructure sectors in the transport industry are characterized with a constant crowd flow and a large number of foreign visitors. In order to smooth out the flow of crowds and protect national security and tourists, biometric recognition technology that can shorten immigration inspection time and track suspects is increasingly needed, especially after the 911 terrorism attack.

The biometric recognition technology currently employed by the transport industry for identification relies on biometric traits such as fingerprint, iris, and facial data. This report looks into a variety of application cases to analyze the use of facial recognition technology in the transport industry and the potential of the technology.