Cutting the Line

Some passengers at Orlando International Airport got to skip the long lines and thorough security checks, in a new test program that uses a biometric identification card in airport kiosks to verify passengers' nonthreatening identities.

The special biometric cards are placed in airport kiosks, and can scan a passenger's iris and fingerprints to verify his or her safe identity. Then, the passenger places his or her finger on an explosive scanning device and stands on a scanning platform to determine whether a bomb is in his or her shoes.

Frequent travelers will have to pay a fee for this speedy screening process. READ MORE

FNC wans to know what YOU think about the potential new screening systems — are biometric cards the next big thing in technology, or a step in the wrong direction for the threat of terrorism?

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