Los Angeles Airport trials contactless biometric boarding system from Vision-Box

Los Angeles Airport has begun a trial of a contactless self-service biometric boarding system from Vision-Box for travelers departing the U.S. The paperless solution captures a live high-quality image of the traveler’s face for matching by Customs and Border Protection against the digital facial token captured during the immigration process. This allows travelers to board the aircraft in just a few seconds without presenting a travel document or boarding pass, according to the announcement. It also allows the process of

Vision-Box demos Seamless Airport 4.0 at FTE Asia

Vision-Box will host a demonstration of its Seamless Airport 4.0 ecosystem this week in Singapore at Future Travel Experience Asia 2017. The Seamless Airport 4.0 introduces a traveler-centric ecosystem into the airport environment through automation, biometrics, personalized self-service, real-time data analysis, and smart connectivity. The solution also features Vision-Box’s Mobile ID technology, which allows passengers to securely store biographic and biometric data in their mobile devices. Using a selfie, travelers can take advantage of the self-processing operation and with a

Vision-Box to deploy 20 biometric eGates at Dublin Airport

Vision-Box has been awarded a contract from the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) to deploy 20 biometric ABC eGates at Dublin Airport, according to a report by PassengerTerminalToday.com. Following an open tender competition, Vision-Box was selected to install 10 eGates at Dublin Airport Terminal 1 (T1) and 10 eGates at Terminal 2 (T2), in addition to supporting solutions. Vision-Box had previously implemented a successful three-year pilot at Dublin Airport using its vb i-match ABC eGate solution. “The adoption of

Vision-Box unveils new facial recognition solution for border control

Vision-Box has unveiled Seamless Totem, a new multi-context facial recognition technology designed to improve passenger identification and homeland security. Announced at AFCEA’s 2017 Federal Identity Forum & Homeland Security Conference in Washington, Seamless Totem facilitates a seamless travel experience by offering a quick enrollment and verification modality to identify travelers. The solution features new facial detection capabilities to be used for a range of applications throughout the travel process, including check-in, border control, boarding, and land borders or ports. Facilitating a

Vision-Box releases airport analytics application

Vision-Box has released vb dashbox, a new application designed for airport authorities to manage real-time passenger data intelligence streams and ultimately provide a holistic airport passenger travel and behavioral information data center. vb dashbox achieves this by improving airport management’s daily decision-making process, operational performance, and cost control by improving the granular detail of the information streams and providing effective tools to examine metrics and key performance indicators of all airport and passenger data. The web-based application, which integrates into

Aruba Airport Authority, Vision-Box to further evolve Aruba Happy Flow

Aruba Airport Authority, manager and operator of Queen Beatrix International Airport, and Vision-Box have partnered to further evolve the Aruba Happy Flow biometrics-based passenger processing system. “The Aruba Happy Flow Proof of Concept has exceeded our expectations during these two years, paving the way for a new direction for the airport,” said James Fazio, CEO of the Aruba Airport Authority. “On the other hand, with this new partnership with Vision-Box, we are now very excited to get the opportunity to establish

Dublin Airport to install 20 new Vision-Box biometric eGates this year

Dublin Airport is planning to install 20 of Vision-Box’s biometric ‘eGates’ at both Terminal One and Terminal Two — 10 E-Gates each — before the end of the year, according to a report by The Irish Sun. The move comes a few months after the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) revealed it is looking to increase use of its CCTV cameras to monitor passengers in real time in an effort to improve security and safety. Irish citizens and travelers from other

Vision-Box to supply automated biometric control solution to Australian airports

Vision-Box has won a major tender agreement from the Australian federal government worth around $22.7 million for the provision of automated biometric contactless traveler’ clearance process technology for Australia’s airports, according to a report by ARN. The government valued the three-year contract, which runs from June 26 to June 25, 2020, at $22.5 million, however, tender documents state that the deal is worth $22.7 million. Under the agreement, Vision-Box’s local division will deliver upgraded biometric technology, enabling the Department of

Delta, CBP to pilot facial recognition exit screening at Atlanta, New York airports

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Delta will test new biometric exit immigration procedures and technology supplied by Vision-Box at New York-JFK and NEC at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport, for international flights this summer . The pilot program is designed to improve CBP’s ability to record the departure of visitors by capturing customers’ biometrics upon exit of the United States at the same time they self-scan their boarding pass. Delta’s eGate tests, powered by Vision-Box at JFK and NEC Corporation of

Vision-Box implements biometric border control solution at Jakarta airport

Working with the Indonesian immigration authority, Vision-Box has installed an advanced biometric automated border control infrastructure system at Soerkarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) in Jakarta, Indonesia. Located in the airport’s new terminal 3, the Vision-Box biometric border control solution comprises of 32 vb i-match Automated Border Control (ABC) eGates for eligible Indonesian nationals self-service border clearance and 10 vb e-pass portable biometric suitcases to facilitate improved mobility in passenger clearance. In addition, the system includes 32 individual fingerprint and passport scanners