How your smartphone and face could be used in digital passports to clear immigration

A video screenshot showing how a contactless immigration clearance system could work in Canada's Chain of Trust project.
A video screenshot showing how a contactless immigration clearance system could work in Canada's Chain of Trust project.PHOTO: WORLDREACH SOFTWARE

SINGAPORE - Even before the Covid-19 pandemic and talk of so-called "vaccine passports" that serve to digitally prove a person has been vaccinated against the coronavirus to facilitate travel between countries, work on a more all-encompassing digital passport had already begun.

While a vaccine passport cannot replace a person's physical passport for travel, a digital passport could, to an extent.

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