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  1. 1. All eyes on airport's new technology<br /><br />
  2. 2. Summary<br />This article is about the new technology in Dubai Airport show an international delegation Terminal 3's new eye-scan technology. It’s important to stop criminals from entering the country. Travellers have their irises scanned and compared with a database containing more than a million scans of known criminals. The system takes just three seconds to make a match and alert the DNRD.I chose this article because I want to know more about this technology .<br />
  3. 3. Words Meaning<br /> <br /> <br />Delegates : someone who has been elected or chosen to speak, vote, or take decisions for a group<br /> <br />Criminals : someone who is involved in illegal activities or has been proved guilty of a crime.<br /> <br />Database: a large amount of data stored in a computer system so that you can find and use it easily<br /> <br />Iris scan: an examination of someone's iris (=the round coloured part in the centre of the eye) using special computer equipment in order to identify them. Iris scans are done by the police and immigration officials at some airports to check the information on someone's passport or ID card<br /> Deportation  : to make someone leave a country and return to the country they came from, especially because they do not have a legal right to stay<br />
  4. 4. Words Meaning<br />Biometrics: relating to technology that can be used to measure things such as people's eyes or fingerprints. These measurements can be kept on computer and then used to check someone's identity, for example when they show a passport at an airport.<br /> <br />Conference: a large formal meeting where a lot of people discuss important matters such as business, politics, or science, especially for several days.<br />International: relating to or involving more than one nation.<br /> <br />Participate: to take part in an activity or event.<br /> <br />Chairman: someone, especially a man, who is in charge of a meeting or directs the work of a committee or an organization.<br />
  5. 5. Questions<br />1) What the mission of this technology?<br />A) to stop criminals from entering the country<br />B) Surveillance cameras<br />C) Identification of the persons who are trying to steal important information.<br />D) Know the identity of persons<br />
  6. 6. Questions<br />2) Where is this technology?<br />A) Dubai Airport<br />B) Police station<br />C) Abu Dhabi Airport<br />D) Plane<br />
  7. 7. Questions<br />3) Lt Col al Razooqisaid: <br />A) The eGate card, which contained the holder's passport and personal details, would be replaced by the Emirates national ID card.<br /> <br />B) The iris scan was introduced to rule out fake passports and passengers trying to re-enter the UAE after deportation.<br /> <br />C) Dubai has been an excellent venue where government agencies from around the world could once again meet and participate in these important and valuable discussions.<br /> <br />D) The chairman of the Asia Pacific Smart Card Association.<br />
  8. 8. Questions<br />4) iris scan are done by the …… ?<br /> <br />A) International organization<br />B) Police and IMMIGRATION officials<br />C) Government <br />D) Individual<br />
  9. 9. Questions<br />5) How many countries involved in this technology?<br />A) 35 countries<br />B) 60 countries<br />C) more than 35 countries<br />D) 10 countries <br />
  10. 10. Answers<br />A<br />A<br />A<br />B<br />C<br />