South Africa's Department of Home Affairs has begun a pilot project that involves capturing biometric data at international airports.The pilot has been launched at OR Tambo on 4 November, airport officials confirmed to Tourism Update.However, pilots will also take place at Lanseria International Airport, OR Tambo International Airport, King Shaka International Airport and Cape Town International Airport.This project is part of the department's project to modernise its Enhanced Movement Control System (EMCS) at all ports of entry, which includes the use of biometric technology. During the initial period, only selected travellers will be biometrically captured until the system has proved to be stable.On Friday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the capturing of biometrics at ports of entry will be implemented over the next three months.