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.

 

AOptix raises $42 million to enhance biometric products

AOptix, a firm specializing in biometric identity verification and high bandwidth wireless communications has obtained US$42 million from a new…

 

NIST sponsors biometric event in Tampa

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, 2012,…

 

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…

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