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.

Faced with COVID-19 challenges, the air transport industry is developing recovery strategies that boost safety and trust, with a specific…

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EU hides immigration management tech from public scrutiny

Use of so-called immigration management biometrics are being questioned in the European Union. Not only do some have concerns about…

 

Half of Australians comfortable with biometric recognition, Korea sees twofold user-rate increase

Even though concerns about biometric facial recognition technology have been expressed, Australians are not worried about the technology and seem…

 

Role of biometrics in air travel recovery discussed by CBP and Thales execs in new IBIA podcast

Executives from government and the private sector discuss how U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) biometric partnerships can help to…

 

EU advisory board on biometric data sharing with UK: Not so fast, please

The European Parliament has refused to sign any fingerprint-sharing agreement with the United Kingdom unless the agreement binds both sides…

 

Aviation industry stakeholders and biometrics partners consider way forward as TSA pilots fever checks

Airports and airlines developing their own biometric systems could duplicate systems unnecessarily and create barriers to integration, according to an…

 

Tech5 facial biometrics support OpenGate platform for re-opening air travel with KTDI and One ID

A paperless biometrics platform based on open source technology and open standards, going by the name of OpenGate, has been…

 

Airports and biometrics providers work towards relaunch with contactless “new normal”

Melbourne-area Avalon Airport has expanded its partnership with Elenium Automation to implement the company’s full suite of biometrics and other technology…

 

Leidos buys L3 Harris Technologies’ security detection, biometrics and automation businesses

Leidos has finalized the purchase of L3Harris Technologies’ biometric security detection and automation portfolio in exchange for roughly $1 billion…

 

Covid-19: Contactless biometrics in the spotlight

James Stickland, CEO at authentication platform Veridium, commenting on how contactless biometric authentication is the next logical step towards maximising…

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