Airports in Dubai, Change Checkpoint with Aquarium Tunnel

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Thursday, October 12 2017 - 22:45 IWST

The Virtual Aquarium is being replaced as Checkpoint at Dubai International Airport (Ist)
The Virtual Aquarium is being replaced as Checkpoint at Dubai International Airport (Ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Dubai - There is something interesting if you visit Dubai, when you just arrived at Dubai International Airport, passengers will pass through a large tunnel that resembles a giant aquarium. Generally, travelers or passengers must pass standard checkpoints. Now, the Dubai Airports replace it with a tunnel or a virtual aquarium.

Quoted from cntraveler, Thursday (12/10/2017), About 80 cameras will adorn the tunnel when the travelers walk and they enjoy the view of colorful fish. However, while they Crossing the tunnel, the camera directly Scanned the faces of the passengers.

"Fish is a kind of entertainment and something new for tourists, but in the end, it attracts sighted travelers to the various corners of the tunnel in order for the camera to catch his face," said Gen. Gen Obaid Al Hameeri, an official from abroad.

Once at the end of the security tunnel, the screen will display a green "have a nice trip" green message, or a red mark for further inspection.

For security affairs at any airport, Dubai International Airport's operations have become increasingly important in recent years, as this is the busiest airport for international travel in the world.

Meanwhile, according to Dubai Airports chief executive Paul Griffiths "We are trying to minimize disruption to customer travel and develop new measures that will develop safety standards."

This virtual tunnel, next will be installed at the end of summer at Terminal 3. In phase up to 2020, the tunnel will be launched at another terminal.

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