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.

Proposed amendments to the Eurodac biometric system, which would make official the lower minimum age for biometrics collection and add…

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Public supports digital health pass mandates for travel

New research by Ipsos for the World Economic Forum has shown that over 75 percent of people worldwide think that…

 

Passenger biometrics expansion urged in Entrust and SITA blogs, FTE honors efforts

Seamless travel along paths defined by biometrics can provide the same benefits airports are finding in other areas of travel,…

 

Coppernic exec urges biometrics from European vendors for Entry-Exit System

The Managing Director of Coppernic has urged the EU to consider deploying European biometric solutions, like the terminals his company…

 

Contactless biometrics and airport automation demand spiking ahead of passenger return

Contactless biometrics and automation were already increasingly important to airport operations before the pandemic, but could be critical as passengers…

 

France trialing digital health pass for tourists as UK warns travelers of border wait times

France has launched a digital health pass credential for international travel to a limited trial in a bid to allow…

 

Homeland Security cheers its emerging digital ID privacy technology — an online portal

The mobile portal launched in February by the Department of Homeland Security for travelers will protect the privacy and digital…

 

Telos reaches 90 airports for biometric background checks

Charlotte Douglass International Airport in North Carolina has chosen Telos to provide compliant biometric and biographic background checks for workers with…

 

Vision-Box renews Sint Maarten airport biometrics contract

Vision-Box has renewed its biometric technology supply contract with the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) in Sint Maarten. Building on…

 

SIA report: global increase in biometric border security and digital travel ID use

The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) has published a comprehensive report on the future of identity management for border security and…

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