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.

 

Europe proposes to share biometric refugee database with police

On May 30, the European Commission proposed that law enforcement officers of European Union member states be given access to…

 

U.S. Army Introducing Biometrics to Ground Operations

Recently, the 17th Infantry Brigade, which is part of the First Army Division, completed a seven-day biometrics training course. The…

 

Animetrics Introduces Investigative Facial Recognition Tool for Police

Animetrics recently introduced a new powerful facial biometric tool for local, state and federal law enforcement called “ForensicaGPS”. It is…

 

China to Include Fingerprints in ID

In January 2013, the Chinese government will require its citizens to register their fingerprints when applying for ID cards. This…

 

Panama Chooses Consortium led by Morpho for new e-Passport

The Government of Panama will be issuing e-Passports to its citizens and it has commissioned a consortium led by Morpho,…

 

India Building World’s Largest Biometric Database

India’s identification policy will amass the world’s largest biometric database. The plan’s stated objectives are to improve social welfare by…

 

TI releases DSP Software and SDK from for Real Time Biometric Analytics

The TMS320C6748 DSP development kit with pre-loaded C6748 SYS/BIOS software development kit (SDK) was introduced by Texas Instruments for biometrics…

 

Could ears be the perfect biometric?

Research into ear biometrics by University of Southampton professor Mark Nixon has raised new potential for security systems. Nixon believes that…

 

Scotland Yard Deploys Mobile Fingerprint Devices

British police officers are now being armed with not just the usual hardware but a portable fingerprint scanner as well….

 

CLEAR Arrives in San Francisco Before Memorial Day

CLEAR, a trusted provider of secure identification and authentication, announced it would launch its CLEARlanes service at San Francisco International…

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