Vision-Box joins Secure Identity Alliance; will advocate for responsible use of biometrics

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Vision-Box has joined advisory body the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) as an associate member and is expected to play an active role in the SIA eBorders Workgroup focusing on best-practice approaches within the travel and border control sector.

In addition to its Workgroup focus, Vision-Box will advocate for the responsible usage of biometrics and to explore new ways for citizens to establish and leverage their identity. The company will also support the wider objectives of the SIA by adding its expertise to help governments address current and future challenges of digitization to support safety, security and economic growth.

“We are delighted to be joining SIA as an Associate Member,” says Miguel Leitmann, global CEO at Vision-Box. “We look forward to working closely with the other market leaders and pioneers within the Alliance to promote best practices and ethical solutions, and to help guide the development of digital identity frameworks across the world.”

“Vision-Box’s position as one of the industry’s leading digital solution providers will further boost our advisory capacity within the eBorder’s Workgroup,” adds Frédéric Trojani, chairman of the board of the Secure Identity Alliance. “We are very pleased to welcome Vision-Box represented by Jean-François Lennon, VP Sales & Marketing and look forward to working closely together.”

Vision-Box has deployed more than 5,000 digital identity solutions worldwide, and passenger flow solutions in over 80 airports including the contactless biometric self-boarding solution for Finnair at Los Angeles Airport.

The SIA associate member program is open to companies active through the identity lifecycle, and to end-user organizations including public and private services, civil ID, public security based on government ID. SIA board members are De La Rue, Gemalto – a Thales Company, Idemia, IN Groupe and Veridos. The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) joined the SIA as an Advisory Observer last November.

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