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.

 

Biometrics firm Human Recognition Systems hires new CEO

Human Recognition Systems, a UK-based enterprise biometric solutions firm, has today announced the appointment of John Tonkiss as the company’s…

 

Anonymous Taps MacGyver, Tackles Facial Recognition in Latest Video

Hacktivist group Anonymous has released another ominous video, and this time it’s about thwarting biometric facial recognition systems with a…

 

FBI makes facial recognition available to local police forces

The facial recognition project at the Federal Bureau of Investigation will soon be made available to local law enforcement agencies…

 

Rapid DNA introduced to European law enforcement

IntegenX Inc., a developer of rapid human DNA identification technology, is currently introducing its RapidHIT human DNA identification system to…

 

Sacramento’s fingerprint cases backlog

Not one month after the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) reported on a fingerprints backlog issue, CBS13 has reported that…

 

$888.7 million biometric homeland security contract moves ahead

A nearly $1 billion contract awarded to US Investigation Services by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in April will continue to…

 

ImageWare Systems releases progress and outlook report

ImageWare Systems, Inc. released highlights of the company’s progress over the past three months. ImageWare is a leader in multimodal…

 

Fingerprint Cards AB appoints new executive

Fingerprint Cards AB has appointed Henrik Storm to the position of Vice President of Customer Projects and as member of…

 

U.S. surveillance system shopped to national security agencies

New e-mail correspondence released by WikiLeaks reveals that TrapWire, supplier of a controversial U.S. security surveillance system, intended to sign…

 

LA to use new fingerprint and palm print scanners

Biometrics4ALL was selected by the Los Angeles County Regional Identification System (LACRIS) to supply the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD)…

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