(Photo via Wikimedia Commons)
The government has been coming up with new ways for travelers to skip the line at BWI before getting on a plane, even employing iris scanners. Now the Baltimore airport has a new tool to skip lines when arriving from another country.
BWI travelers can now use a mobile app to complete a declarations form when going through customs. Mobile Passport Control is free to use and doesn’t require pre-approval, according to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.
The app allows travelers to input info about their passport. When arriving, they can fill out customs declaration information, and receive an encrypted QR code.
“Being able to increase efficiencies through technology while enhancing our security posture is a win-win for all involved,” said Customs and Border Patrol’s Dianna Bowman.
emocha Mobile Health’s video tech enters Charlotte area
This Baltimore-built mobile app uses speech recognition tech to teach students to read
VoiceVibes uses AI to automate the process of polishing speech
How SmartLogic accelerated these startups’ product growth trajectories
Track Maryland snow plows with the state’s web app: STORM
Pickup truck sharing startup Bungii expands to Baltimore
CharmPass takes tickets mobile on Maryland public transit
This fast-growing SaaS company aims to be a force for change in the energy industry
Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Baltimore