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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.

SITA has signed a partnership deal with travel ID verification and data sharing company Zamna, which will enhance the former’s…

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Advanced digital ID document analysis devices from Elyctis, Regula deployed

IT security, software development and automation provider Vitkovice IT Solutions has revealed that it has integrated ID document readers from…

 

US border boost for biometrics suppliers as Customs, ICE contracts grow

Firms providing border building and border crossing services including biometrics look set to benefit from growing budgets from the U.S….

 

Biometrics deployments speed up air travel across Americas, Asia, Africa

Several biometric providers have deployed solutions or entered partnerships aimed at improving the quality and reducing times of air traveling….

 

Travel industry groups happy with delays for EU border biometric plan

Travel industry associations are cheering a second postponement for the EU’s biometric Entry/Exit System (EES) for border control. The latest…

 

Indian police want to use biometrics to catch overstays, PM calls for tech training

India’s Home Minister Amit Shah called for the establishment of additional detention centers and the use of biometrics to identify…

 

Oxford Refugee Studies Centre: mapping the biometrics of movement into and around Europe

A new report maps the technologies such as biometrics in use, being developed or trialled across Europe for tackling the…

 

Snapshot of EU’s hoped-for seamless border crossings: progress but more work on privacy

A report published last month by an EU agency for large-scale IT systems extols the progress that digitalization has made…

 

Veridos and Innovatrics partner to open DNA biometrics to civilian use

Veridos and Innovatrics have formed a strategic partnership to combine their respective ABIS and DNA biometric technologies to enable the…

 

UK/EU border biometric checks pushed to end of 2023; plan still has foes

The introduction of the European Union’s Entry/Exit System (EES) at the Port of Dover has been delayed once again, reports…

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