Information Week

More than 375 million air travelers have gone through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints so far this year. The agency is exploring a new way of handling such a crowd: helpful, multilingual avatars.

TSA, part of the Department of Homeland Security, has issued a request for information for a “hologram imaging, computer-generated imagery and video projection” system. The system would be used “to assist passengers in navigating through security checkpoints as efficiently as possible,” according to the RFI, which was posted on earlier this month.

  • Anonymous

    More money for untested technology by TSA. This agency needs a severe budget cut. Over 60,000 employees, recurrent failures and crimes and now they want to experiment with hologram figures using our tax dollars.

    This is what we get for $8 billion a year that is desperately needed
    elsewhere to repair bridges and other infrastructure?