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.

Gunnebo continues its rapid expansion into the worldwide airport market winning an order for biometric pre-security access gates for Korea…

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CLEAR biometric technology deployed at JFK Terminal 4

CLEAR announced a new partnership with Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport that will enable the more than…

 

CBP’s biometric traveler verification service is working, but privacy, implementation issues remain

“Perhaps the most challenging aspect to deploying a nationwide biometric entry/exit system is the myriad differences in logistics and locations…

 

JetBlue rolls out biometric boarding at JFK and DCA

JetBlue, in partnership with CBP, has rolled-out its first fully-integrated biometric self-boarding gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International…

 

SITA ABC gates process passengers in seconds at Punta Cana Airport

The busiest airport in the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana International, has deployed SITA Automated Border Control Gates to automate the…

 

Airport traveler analytics company MEXIA acquired by SITA

SITA has acquired MEXIA Interactive, which provides curb-to-gate passenger analytics for the air transport industry with a suite of technologies…

 

Most U.S. air travelers have boarded flights with improper ID, ready to embrace biometrics

Three out of five Americans who have ever been to an airport have passed through security and boarded an airplane…

 

Airport IT spending to hit $10 billion in 2018

Overall airport IT spending is expected to grow from $8.6 billion in 2017 to $10 billion in 2018, as airports…

 

Vision-Box Center of Excellence in Miami to foster innovation in travel and identity management

Vision-Box has opened a Center of Excellence in Miami as both its main operations hub for the region and to…

 

Singapore to extend national biometric ID system to banking and healthcare sectors, expand facial recognition at borders

Singapore’s government is planning a trial of a National Digital Identity Facial Biometric System, which could enable banks and healthcare…

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