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. Department of Homeland Security is progressing toward the replacing its legacy IDENT biometric system with the new Homeland…

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ID4Africa 2019 participants preview biometrics news to come from leading global event

Biometrics companies are revealing details of their participation in the 5th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa movement, hosted by the…

 

U.S. House Democrats urge pause on expansion of Biometric Exit facial recognition use

A letter has been sent to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by 20 House Democrats expressing concerns about the…

 

Airport biometrics adoption itinerary explored by diverse stakeholders

It has been almost 20 years since the late Max Snijder led the deployment of iris biometrics at Schiphol Airport…

 

Emirates Airlines biometric boarding with veriScan at Dulles reaches full operation

Emirates Airlines has begun using biometric facial recognition technology developed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for boarding passengers on…

 

More than 4 in 5 Americans support airport biometrics, Unisys survey shows

A large majority of Americans support the use of biometrics to verify their identities at airports, amid growing concern about…

 

Breached CBP contractor may have been training biometric facial recognition algorithm

Facial images of travelers and license plate data have been stolen from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) subcontractor,…

 

New rules for biometric EU identity and residence cards given final approval

The European Union’s Council has approved new rules for biometric fingerprint and photo security features of identity and residence cards,…

 

Brazilian airline GOL pilots biometric boarding at RIOgaleão airport

Brazilian airline GOL has launched a facial recognition trial at gate number 34 of RIOgaleão airport to facilitate the passenger…

 

Vision-Box says results in NIST facial recognition test show seamless travel potential

Vision-Box has submitted its biometric facial recognition algorithm to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) Facial Recognition Vendor…

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