Border and Port Security

Border and port security biometric systems are put in place to track and manage the flow of humans. This includes national database deployments, entrance and exit access control systems, immigration technologies as well as ePassports and smart card systems. Read our research report on biometrics and homeland security.

The Permanent Representatives Committee of the European Council has endorsed a mandate for talks on two regulations to provide a…

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Zimbabwe to use Hikvision facial recognition technology for border control

Zimbabwe’s government has confirmed that facial recognition AI technology donated by Chinese company Hikvision will be used for international border…

 

Huawei upgrades Smart Airport platform with more intelligent video and IoT interactivity

Huawei has launched its Smart Airport 2.0 Solution, which provides facial recognition technology to advance passengers quickly from security check…

 

Business travelers see benefits of AI but reluctant to share biometric data

A majority of business travelers believe that artificial intelligence can make travel safer, and three-quarters believe it can enable a…

 

Orlando airport deploying SITA tech at international boarding gates for biometric exit

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) has selected SITA as its technology partner for the first airport to implement the…

 

Facial recognition to shorten screening times at Narita Airport immigration gates

Japan’s Narita International Airport will deploy facial recognition technology at immigration gates in an effort to shorten screening times and…

 

Australia recognized for leadership on biometric travel measures

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Australia continues to provide global leadership for biometrics-based travel facilitation efforts…

 

IOM installing 10-digit fingerprint readers at Somalian ports of entry

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has begun installing ten-digit fingerprint readers at the first two of eight Somalian ports of…

 

Biometrics among innovations to drive airports IT spending to $4.63B by 2023

Increased passenger traffic and global capacity constraints will push airport IT spending to $4.63 billion by 2023, according to a…

 

Canada will make foreign visitors pay for biometrics collection

Details have emerged about the expansion of a program for collecting fingerprints and facial images from foreign nationals visiting Canada,…

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