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.

American Airlines has introduced a biometric health passport to streamline travel requirements for all passengers travelling to the United States…

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TSA challenge crowdsources biometrics innovation for airports

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently opened the Power of Passengers Challenge, calling on citizens and companies to experiment…

 

Macau to collect biometric data from all visitors to fight identity fraud

All visitors to Macau will likely soon be required to provide biometric data to city authorities on entrance, GGRAsia reports, with…

 

New face biometrics implementations announced at airports on three continents

The pace of facial recognition implementations at airport begins 2021 much the same as in 2020, with SITA and Gunnebo…

 

DHS founding Secretary Tom Ridge to discuss biometrics and risk-based safety at Daon event

Daon and hc1 will host a virtual round-table discussion on January 19 on the use of biometrics and how risk-based safety…

 

Biometrics is transforming the face of flying: Facial recognition compliance tips for airports and airlines

Guest post by David J. Oberly, attorney at Blank Rome, LLP In recent years, facial recognition technology has evolved and…

 

Governments act to support increased biometrics use, data sharing at borders

Governments around the world are using common standards and ICAO-compliant biometric passports to secure immigration and border control processes, and…

 

EU border agency says biometrics interoperability framework includes robust safeguards

eu-LISA is set to play a crucial role in the facilitation of interoperability in Europe, with its management of a…

 

Zetes launches Panasonic facial recognition at Cape Verde Airport

The Republic of Cape Verde officially launched its new biometric border control system developed by Zetes, promising travelers faster and…

 

Rights groups call for expanded biometrics collection at US borders to be withdrawn

The proposed rule from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to graduate its Biometric Exit program to production is a…

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