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.

Indian passengers on domestic flights may soon be able to board without travel documents using a “DigiYatra” (DY) based on…

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DHS OIG auditing CBP’s biometric air exit system and overstay data reliability

Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) efforts to develop and implement a biometric exit capability is being investigated by the Department…


End-to-end biometrics trial at Gatwick being run in partnership with easyJet

Gatwick Airport announced that its trial of end-to-end biometrics is being run in partnership with easyJet, the airport’s biggest airline….


Biometrics will help travel sector job creation: WTTC

The travel industry could create 100 million new jobs in the next 10 years if it supported by infrastructure investments…


Saudi Arabia expanding biometric registration of travelers with new modalities

Jawazat, the General Directorate of Passports for Saudi Arabia, is expanding its use of biometrics to facilitate traveler processing and…


Biometric ABC Gates deployed at Buenos Aires International Airport

An automated biometrics-based border control solution by Vision-Box is already streamlining the clearance and border passage of Argentinian citizens entering…


2019 World Border Security Congress issues call for papers

The World Border Security Congress Advisory Committee is now inviting abstracts from those interested in speaking at next year’s conference….


Australian budget commits hundreds of millions in funding for identity programs

The Australian 2018-2019 federal budget includes several major funding commitments totaling hundreds of millions of dollars for government biometric and…


Colombia’s border agency deploys Gemalto iris verification technology

Colombia’s border control agency has implemented Gemalto ABC Iris at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport following a pilot launched in…


Domodedovo Airport in Moscow pilots facial recognition

Russian news agency TASS reports that a pilot project at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport testing facial recognition technology to be used…

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