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Border and Port Security

Biometric access control systems used at airports and national or regional boundaries to track and manage the flow of humans, and the databases and documents that support them, make up border and port security. Includes national and immigration registries, ePassports and smart card systems, automated border control (ABC) kiosks, and apps for data sharing among other products and services.

Security technology firm Pangiam has partnered with biometric identity verification provider Clear, software and consultancy company Copenhagen Optimization and American…

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Final demo of EU’s D4FLY spots ID fraud

European Border and Coast Guard Agency Frontex has revealed its participation in the final demonstration of the D4FLY biometric project…

 

US customs agency finds its face biometrics program is meeting expectations

It seems it is all good news for the U.S. Traveler Verification Service following an evaluation of privacy policies and…

 

Australia readies for modified, more expensive two-step Idemia biometric airport SmartGates

Australia’s plan for biometric passenger identification for arrivals at its international airports is back on track with a revived deal…

 

Spain deploying biometrics at Morocco land border for EES

A new border-transit biometric system will be installed between Morocco and the Spanish autonomous city of Cueta, which tops the…

 

Star Alliance expects biometrics use by more member airlines; Idemia updates PreCheck enrollment

Star Alliance said it intends for at least 12 of its 26 airline members to deploy biometric solutions by 2025,…

 

IDnow joins IATA accelerator program

Identity proofing platform IDnow has announced its participation in the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Accelerate@IATA 2022 accelerator program. The…

 

SITA unveils new airport digital ID, sustainability partner program ‘Launchpad’

Aviation digital identity provider SITA has unveiled a new partnership program to foster collaboration in four key areas. Called Launchpad,…

 

Canadian judge sends face biometrics use by govt in refugee claim to review

A judicial review of Canada’s use of facial recognition in evaluating immigration claims has been ordered by a federal judge…

 

Many eyes on digital ID credentials for travel. Now about the standards…

Digital identity programs are being mulled or rolled out internationally for air travel. It is good news in terms of…

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