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.

Automated biometric primary inspection kiosks (PIKs) at Canadian airports may have higher error rates when processing people from certain ethnic…

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Elenium raises $15M to add staff and expand market reach of airport biometric offerings

Elenium Automation has raised $15 million in a Series A funding round to expand the reach of its biometric technology…

 

Industry roundtable hosted by eu-LISA to focus on biometrics for seamless border crossings

An industry roundtable is being hosted by the eu-LISA to explore the findings and proposals of the Member State Working…

 

EU Parliament approves unified biometric and biographic database of 350 million people

The European Union Parliament has voted to approve the Common Identity Repository (CIR) to aggregate the biographic and biometric data…

 

Biometric Exit expected to process nearly all air passengers departing U.S. within four years

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expects its Biometric Exit program to process 97 percent of airline passengers departing…

 

DHS struggles to deploy system to collect biometrics of departing travelers; proposed FY 2019 budget will help

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to work to deploy systems and procedures to collect the biographic and biometric…

 

Singapore trials Tascent face and iris biometrics at Malaysia border checkpoint

Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) is operating a six-month trial of biometric facial recognition and iris scanning for automated…

 

Airports in Pakistan, China, Canada and Turkey deploy biometrics

A series of deployments and partnerships are bringing biometrics to airports in Ottawa, Canada, Beijing, Istanbul and Islamabad. SenseTime has…

 

German police select JENETRIC fingerprint tech for biometric border security

JENETRIC announced that its LIVETOUCH QUATTRO tenprint scanner has been selected by the German Federal Police to equip the borders…

 

Vision-Box deploying biometric boarding platform at JFK airport terminal one

Vision-Box has partnered with New York’s JFK Airport Terminal One Group to modernize passenger processing and roll out one of…

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