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.

Vision-Box has renewed its biometric technology supply contract with the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) in Sint Maarten. Building on…

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SIA report: global increase in biometric border security and digital travel ID use

The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) has published a comprehensive report on the future of identity management for border security and…

 

Idemia upgrades INTERPOL multi-biometric system, extension to border stations planned

Idemia will supply its latest-generation multi-biometric identification system (MBIS) to INTERPOL for instant identification of criminal suspects with fingerprint and face…

 

Multi-touchpoint face biometrics systems unveiled at airports in Japan and France

Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) has partnered with Amadeus and NEC Corporation to allow passengers to check in using facial…

 

Pakistan confirms introduction of biometric passports from June

The Pakistani Government confirmed it will start issuing biometric passports by June, Gulf News reports. According to Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed,…

 

ID4Africa panel urges caution, debates trust framework for digital vaccine certificates

Some governments have begun accepting international travelers with digital proof of their health status. Questions around how these digital health…

 

CBP biometric facial comparison boosts fast, secure processing at US border entries

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding use of its biometric facial comparison Simplified Arrival screening process. While…

 

Vision-Box to build biometric single token solution for Malaysia airport

Vision-Box has announced a new partnership with Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) to provide a biometric system for a range…

 

Secret biometric ‘migrant database’ in UK has privacy advocates uneasy

A UK publication alleges that a unit in the national government has built a secret biometrics database with information on…

 

SITA Smart Path biometrics launched for domestic US passengers as airport investments accelerate

SITA has announced a new deployment of its face biometrics for several domestic passenger processes, while Tampa is currently installing…

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