Neurotechnology releases automated biometric ID system

Neurotechnology has released the MegaMatcher Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS), a comprehensive system designed for deploying large-scale multi-biometric projects. MegaMatcher ABIS can rapidly and accurately process multiple complex biometric transactions using any combination of fingerprint, face or iris biometrics. The system uses the core technology of MegaMatcher SDK and MegaMatcher Accelerator, which have been used in a broad range of national-scale biometric identification projects, including national voter registration, biometric passport and ID, border control and criminal records systems. The quality

Digital Signal demonstrates facial recognition at middle eastern security conference

Digital Signal Corporation (DSC) and its partner International Golden Group (IGG) demonstrated its portfolio of security solutions at this month`s International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience 2016 (ISNR) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. During the show, the company demonstrated its DSC software suite which, combined with its proprietary true 3D imaging technology, enables governments and commercial businesses to perform facial recognition with the highest accuracy available. They also demonstrated its CES system, a facial recognition solution that utilizes

Barbados defers introducing biometric entry/exit screening program

Barbados has deferred its plan to introduce new immigration policies that would see Barbadians fingerprinted when leaving and entering the island, according to a report in The Daily Observer. The Barbados Immigration Department said that “until further notice, no passengers, whether Barbadian or non-national, will be required to be fingerprinted”. Just last month it was announced that, in an effort to bring Barbados in line with other international ports of entry, the country’s immigration department would be fingerprinting anyone entering

Vision-Box introducing new biometric passenger platform at connect:ID

Vision-Box will be demonstrating its biometrics passenger processing system at connect:ID next week in Washington, D.C. In a statement, the company said it has developed “an innovative integrated approach to border management and traveler facilitation, which includes a powerful orchestration platform connecting different land, air and sea border immigration systems with traveler-centric self-service touchpoints for biometric verification at every Entry/Exit port of a country”. Using facial biometrics as a single token, the streamlined, paperless method authenticates passengers from check-in to

Northrop Grumman to demo its biometric ecosystem at WEST 2016

Global security company Northrop Grumman is showcasing its key maritime defense capabilities during WEST 2016, a naval conference and exposition taking place this week in San Diego. One such solution the company is showcasing at its booth this year is its Biometric Ecosystem, a comprehensive range of biometric intelligence solutions for military, law enforcement, counterterrorism and border control. The Biometric Ecosystem includes multi-modal capture, storage, matching, performance monitoring, modeling, simulation and biometric-enabled intelligence functions. The company is also featuring Fire

Vision-Box ABC eGates installed at Viracopos International Airport

Viracopos International Airport installed Vision-Box’s automated border control (ABC) eGates at the end of 2015 and has already processing thousands of passengers during its first month in operation. Viracopos is one of the largest air traffic centers in Brazil, with 10.3 million passengers moving through the airport annually. President-Director of Viracopos International Airport, Gustavo Müssnich commented, “After Viracopos reached a record in passenger volume in a single year, this new technology has arrived to make the airport journey much more

Border Security & Intelligence Summit to discuss biometrics

Defense Strategies Institute announced that it will host the upcoming U.S. Border Security & Intelligence Summit, where attendees will work towards a cohesive and holistic approach to intelligence sharing and operational capabilities. To be held on January 26 and 27 at the Mary M. Gates Learning Center in Alexandria, Virginia, the event will focus on several key topics including maintaining a biometrics focus on maximizing mobile and multimodal technology innovation at the border and ports of entry. The educational and

Iris recognition market to reach $167.9M by 2019: report

A Frost & Sullivan report entitled “5-year Opportunity Analysis of the Global Iris Recognition Market”, finds that the iris recognition market will increase revenues from $142.9 million in 2014 to reach $167.9 million in 2019. The report finds that iris recognition will experience strong growth in the hospitality, healthcare and finance sectors over the long term as prices decline. “Global security threats and fraudulent activities heighten the need for iris recognition systems,” said Ram Ravi, Frost & Sullivan measurement and

Vision-Box provides biometric border control solution for Spain-Britain border

Vision-Box announced it designed and deployed a biometric-enabled automated border solution that enables authorities to effectively monitor traveler clearance at the border entry and exit point of La Línea de la Concepción, a town in Spain situated on the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. Vision-Box implemented the project in cooperation with Accenture as part of an extended program to improve security at Spanish borders through Automated Border Control systems. The solution comprises of two main fully integrated components, including 26

BORDERPOL International Security Meeting: Curtailing Terrorist Travel

September 9-11, 2015 Dupont Circle Hotel, Washington D.C BORDERPOL International Security Meeting: Curtailing Terrorist Travel Borderpol’s purpose is to support border agencies worldwide to develop fast, safe and secure borders. Perhaps the greatest threat our agency leaders have to better borders is terrorist travel. ISIS is desperate to move foreign nationals into its fold and presenting new and ever-evolving tactics that border agencies and the supporting tech sector need to harness to help curtail the travel. We have world support