European ESTA risks chaos at airports

VChain has published a White Paper on the incoming ETIAS system – which risks causing chaos for airports and airlines. This could be mitigated by the VChain platform.

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Relevant Independent article: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/etias-brexit-schengen-area-british-passports-online-visa-a7879876.html

At present, British citizens are entitled to travel anywhere in the EU simply by presenting their passport: a French, Spanish or Italian border guard is permitted only to check that the travel document is valid and that it belongs to you. Where you plan to go and what you intend to do is none of his or her business.

But once the UK leaves the EU, British citizens will become “third country nationals” with no automatic right of admission. While the Brexit negotiations continue, a European initiative is being developed to strengthen the EU’s external borders: the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS).

ETIAS is a halfway house between unrestricted entry and the onerous process of applying for a full visa.

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VCHAIN TECHNOLOGY in TOP 12 start-ups AT ST JAMES’S PALACE

19 April 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

VCHAIN TECHNOLOGY in TOP 12 start-ups AT ST JAMES’S PALACE

NOMINATED FOR PITCH@PALACE AWARD – WE NEED YOUR HELP TO WIN

[LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, April 19] VChain Technology’s multi-patented blockchain and machine learning technology has been nominated for People’s Choice Award in the final of Pitch @ Palace, an initiative from the Queen’s second son – the Duke of York. Following CEO Irra Ariella Khi’s presentation at the March 13th, 2018 Pitch@Palace Bootcamp in Manchester, VChain Technology won a coveted spot in the top 12 full pitches  by the judges. Irra was the only woman CEO to get through the round.

Pitch @ Palace recorded a 3 minute video of each CEO asking for public support – see VChain here:  http://peopleschoice.pitchatpalace.com/entry/38/vchain-technology

VChain improves how security and passenger identity documents are processed in airports, delivering less queues and smoother journeys through award-winning software based on blockchain and machine learning. While all of the Entrepreneurs selected for the boot camp are invited to the final event at St. James’s Palace, only the top 12 selection of these businesses deliver a full pitch to an influential audience from the worlds of entrepreneurship, technology, media and investment. 

The Deadline to vote for VChain Technology as People’s Choice Award for their blockchain layer for aviation security is 19.00 on the 25th of April, 2018.