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.

 

SITA calls for stakeholders to create biometric data sharing framework

SITA has called for secure biometric data sharing between stakeholders to enable air travel passenger experiences to be optimized, according…

 

Nearly three quarters of airlines and airports investing in biometrics

Airlines and airports are stepping up to deliver the investment needed to ensure secure and easy travel for passengers, with…

 

Australia considers deploying Unisys facial recognition technology for social media checks at airports

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs is considering using Unisys LineSight, which uses facial recognition to search the internet, watchlists, criminal…

 

Progress made, but CBP still confronts challenges implementing biometric entry-exit program

While Customs and Border Protection (CBP) “made considerable progress developing and implementing a biometric capability to track air passenger exits…

 

CBP piloting facial biometrics technology for pedestrian travelers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is getting set for a facial comparison technical demonstration to begin at the San Luis…

 

Indian airports to deploy biometric card readers for employee access control

India’s Bureau for Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) will launch a biometric pass system to keep track of airline crew members,…

 

Delta announces first airport terminal in U.S. with curb to gate biometric coverage

Delta Air Lines is launching the first terminal-wide deployment of biometrics in the U.S. in partnership with Customs and Border…

 

Barbados moves to biometric passports, considers biometric verification at ports of entry

Following the recommendation of the ICAA on travel document standards, Barbados’ Immigration Department has begun to phase out machine-readable passport…

 

Air France recognized for its biometric boarding pass solution

At this week’s Future Travel Experience (FTE) Global Awards in Las Vegas, Air France took home the Bronze Award for…

 

U.S. House passes bill to expand biometric technology, training, data sharing with foreign partners

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill to share biometric technology, training, and data with allied countries…

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