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.

Secunet has revealed that Lithuania and Poland will soon be using secunet easygates at both countries’ international airports. This news…

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Royal Caribbean’s new Galveston cruise terminal to feature facial recognition

Royal Caribbean announced in a recent blog post that its new cruise terminal being built at the Port of Galveston…

 

Secunet biometric border gates being deployed at Hungary’s busiest airports

Secunet announced it will, as a subcontractor to ARH Inc, deliver 14 secunet easygates featuring document authentication and biometric verification…

 

Hong Kong International Airport expands facial recognition to boarding gates

Hong Kong’s Airport Authority has shared its plans to deploy facial recognition at boarding gates as part of a HK$2…

 

Gemalto wins contract for biometric border management system in Uganda

The Ugandan Government has awarded Gemalto and its local partner SCINTL a contract to supply a biometric Border Management System…

 

Integrated Biometrics sells 100 additional Sherlock fingerprint sensors to Ukraine border agency supplier

The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine supplier Bancomzvjazok JSC has purchased 100 Sherlock FAP 45 fingerprint sensors from Integrated…

 

Japan to fund airport biometrics with new travel tax

Japan’s government is planning to apply a tax of 1,000 yen (roughly US$9.25) to air travel and boat tickets to…

 

Vietnamese government unveils draft bill for biometric passports

Vietnam will roll out biometric e-passports by 2020 to make border crossing more convenient and secure, according to a draft…

 

As DHS stands up national vetting center, privacy issues persist, assessment says

As the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) stands up the National Vetting Center (NVC), which was mandated by National Security…

 

Acuity Principle Most calls 2019 critical tipping point for airport biometrics as “Fastlanes” expand

The coming year will be a “critical tipping-point” for airport biometrics, as passenger acceptance and operator commitment increase, according to…

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