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TSA to Expand Facial Recognition Tested in DFW to Airports Across America

by | Dec 6, 2022
In June, American Airlines launched Mobile ID at DFW Airport, enabling customers enrolled in TSA PreCheck to “breeze through the airport with just their phone and their face.” The TSA has since expanded the use of facial recognition technology to 16 airports—and it now plans to roll out the optional service to airports across the U.S. in 2023, according to the Washington Post.
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No Wallet, No Problem: Amazon Expands Palm Payment to DFW Whole Foods Stores
by | Nov 8, 2022
The Amazon One palm recognition service can identify "unique features" on your palm's surface and even vein patterns beneath the skin, enabling you to check out by simply hovering your hand over the device. Currently offered at Whole Foods Markets in Irving and Highland Village, the service is coming to 16 DFW Whole Foods locations in the coming weeks. And for those worried about security and privacy, Amazon says it's got those covered with tech, too.
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The Last Word: American Airlines CEO Robert Isom on Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker’s Podcast
Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker is back with her Go Time podcast after a summer break—and her first fall episode is a chat with American Airlines CEO Robert Isom.  One of the things that came up: American's $350 million, 300-acre Fort Worth headquarters campus, which opened in 2019 after a project more than five years in the making.
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The Last Word: Paul Puopolo on DFW Airport’s First Innovation Week
Beginning today, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is hosting its first-ever Innovation Week—a four day-event promoting "a culture of innovation, discovery, and engagement." The week will include speaker panels, education sessions, workshops, and tech demos to celebrate what Puopolo calls the "the everyday innovator."
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DFW Airport CIO: Most Important Innovation Is Employee Mindset

by | May 26, 2022
Engaging in passionate debates “sounds pretty typical if you’re a tech company,” said DFW Airport Executive Vice President of Innovation Paul Puopolo. “But if you’re a large, regulated organization—healthy debate, that’s different." Having people around the table is one thing, he says. Getting them to challenge each other and not be offended, well, that’s another thing. "To do innovation effectively, you’ve got to have healthy conflict," Puopolo said.
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How Composting Saves Landfill Space and Reduces Costs at DFW Airport
by | Apr 14, 2022
Last year, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport partnered with Dallas-based Turn Compost to collect and haul food waste from terminal concessions. Since March 2021, 60 tons have been composted.

Community farms and gardens including Bonton Farms, F.A.R.M., Misty Moon Farms, and many others benefit from donated animal feed and compost.
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Cold Chain Cargo: DFW Airport Aims to Help Put North Texas on the Global Map as a Life Science Hub, Expert Says
by | Mar 17, 2022
Dallas Fort Worth International is one of just two airports in North America to have a CEIV Pharma certified community. The designation puts DFW and its supply chain stakeholders in a top tier for the safe handling of pharmaceuticals and other highly sensitive materials.

DFW's Milton De la Paz is leading efforts to capitalize on the region's status as a cargo gateway in the life science sector.
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First Look: Capital One Reveals Plans for Its First-Ever Airport Lounge at DFW
by | Apr 19, 2021
Capital One wants to make travel an even more rewarding experience with unexpected amenities in a new 10,000-square-foot space in Terminal D. A second lounge is planned for D.C.'s Dulles airport.
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PSA Management Founder Patrick Aliu on the Firm’s Projects with DFW International Airport, DART, and Others

by | Aug 3, 2020
Since expanding to the Dallas market in 2000, PSA Management has gone on to manage projects across the country and launch a scholarship foundation with Dallas College.
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State of DFW Airport:
‘Innovative Projects are Paying Dividends for Our Customers’
by | May 21, 2019
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will build a new terminal and renovate an existing terminal. It's also implementing innovative technology across the airport to improve the travel experience.
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Innovative Texas Airport Apprenticeship Announced at Dallas Fort Worth International
by | Apr 30, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is partnering with the Dallas County Community College District to help DFW employees' careers soar by offering certifications that can be converted into college credit.
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Varidesk Creates First Airport Coworking Space at DFW — In Just 24 Hours
by | Dec 4, 2018
Varidesk, headquartered in Coppell, launched its Active Workspace in Terminal C at DFW Airport today—complete with charging hubs, free Wi-Fi, meeting tables, and the company's trademark innovation, the sit-stand desk.
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TEXRail Unveils New Commuter Train in Fort Worth

by | May 23, 2018
TEXRail will be the first to operate the FLIRT 3’s DMUs (diesel multiple units) in the U.S.
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TSA Names DFW Airport Innovation Test Site for New Security Ideas
by | Feb 5, 2018
In its partnership with the TSA, DFW Airport will serve as a site for pilot projects aimed at increasing security in the nation's transportation system.
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Parking Tech Provider ADVAM Opening DFW Headquarters
by | Oct 6, 2017
ADVAM's Julian Sperring-Toy noted North Texas' central location for attracting U.S. clients and its growing tech hub as reasons the company choose to move into the area.
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DFW Airport to Become 1st U.S. Airport with ER
by | Mar 3, 2017

Travelers and airport employees now will have access to an emergency room facility at Dallas Fort Worth Airport, making it the first U.S. airport to have one....

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