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.

The U.S. House Oversight Committee is considering placing a moratorium on funding for any new or expanded use of biometric…

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Facial recognition for Australian airports arrivals in doubt with Idemia $30M gate refurbishing deal

Plans to use biometric facial recognition at the arrival gates of Australian airports are now up in the air as…

 

DHS to store tens of thousands of refugee biometric records from UNHCR

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) began sharing records including fingerprints, iris scans, and facial biometrics of refugees…

 

SITA and Malaysia Airports to collaborate on digital airport initiative

Malaysia Airports and SITA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore joint opportunities and collaborative innovation for Malaysia…

 

Gatwick reveals major investment in biometric e-gates ahead of FTE Global 2019

A £1.1 billion (US$1.3 billion) five-year investment program including biometric e-gates for passenger boarding has been unveiled by Gatwick Airport,…

 

Tascent facial recognition excels at DHS 2019 Biometric Technology Rally

Tascent has delivered the highest biometric facial recognition accuracy, highest efficiency, and highest customer satisfaction among all 14 leading competitors…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for ECOWAS free movement, widespread passport reform

Neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have come to the fore this week. The two members of the Economic Community of…

 

CBP publishes draft tender for facial recognition services for Biometric Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is seeking a vendor to help upgrade its system to process all passenger applications…

 

SITA says aviation industry on board with biometrics for single travel token

The air travel industry is working together toward a common goal of enabling all commercial air travel processes with a…

 

Rapid DNA testing at U.S. border extended and criticized

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expanding its use of rapid DNA test kits from ANDE Corp. to verify…

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