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.

 

Qantas announces trial of end-to-end facial recognition air travel system

Qantas Airways has announced it will trial an end-to-end facial recognition security system for passengers departing from Sydney Airport, beginning…

 

Vision-Box office in India officially open

The new Vision-Box office located in the heart of New Delhi has formally opened with an official reception hosted by…

 

San Diego International Airport deploys facial recognition for faster passenger processing

This weekend the San Diego International Airport opened a new international arrivals facility that processes passengers much more efficiently by…

 

CBP pilot integrates facial recognition into Global Entry kiosks

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched a pilot program at Orlando International Airport integrating facial biometrics into Global Entry…

 

Nigeria to register biometrics of foreigners who overstay visas

The federal government of Nigeria is unrolling plans to conduct biometric registration of all foreigners who have overstayed their visas,…

 

EU adds face photos to EURODAC fingerprint database

European Parliament and Council negotiators yesterday agreed to updated rules intended to reinforce the EURODAC system, which is designed to…

 

European Council receives mandate to develop framework for biometric data interoperability

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

 

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…

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