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.

Australia’s Home Affairs Department has launched a call to tender for the installation of a biometric technology system that will…

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Vision-Box forms airport biometrics partnership, expands Dubai implementation

Vision-Box has formed a strategic partnership with AirAsia Group to bring biometric identity management technology to all 152 airports in AirAsia’s…

 

Airport biometrics and digital identity deployments expand in US, India

Passengers flying American Airlines from Washington or Dallas will soon be able to use digital IDs stored on their mobile…

 

SAFR facial recognition to enhance Tijuana cross-border airport terminal efficiency

Tijuana International Airport’s Cross Border Xpress (CBX) team has partnered with RealNetworks to deploy SAFR facial recognition technology at the…

 

Securiport introduces multi-modal in-vehicle biometrics for border crossings

Securiport has announced a new biometric product line to automate border processing for seamless passenger flow at land border and border…

 

Pakistan deploys facial recognition to secure borders, biometric prisoner identification ordered

Pakistan Customs will put in place a National Targeting Centre (NTC) using biometrics to identify and profile risky goods and…

 

UK Government to stop accepting EU ID cards for border crossings

EU, EEA, and Swiss national ID cards, including those with biometric chips, will not be acceptable for travel to the…

 

Airport facial recognition could soon handle masks, biometric boarding pilot begins in Brazil

The use of facial biometrics in airport systems is increasing in France and around the world, and the country’s national…

 

A year later and UK passport biometric face scan system still favors white males

Almost a year to the day after media stories questioned bias in UK biometric face scanning systems, it appears little…

 

Vision-Box webinar encourages EU collaboration for biometric borders project

A two-day, online seminar organized by biometric digital identity technology provider Vision-Box last week highlighted the importance of EU stakeholders’…

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