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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.

 

Canadian officials inspect Afghan/Pakistani border biometric system

The Pakistani border community of Chaman was recently visited by a delegation from the High Commission of Canada to Pakistan….

 

Governments need to work on passport, National ID reliability

No two persons are alike. This fact has long been established through extensive biometric research and study. For this reason,…

 

Spy planes, sensors, biometrics detect IEDs

Spy planes, sensors and biometrics have helped curb explosives that threaten US troops in Afghanistan. There have been significant increases…

 

The future of biometrics examined at Fairmont Conference

The conference “Next Step in Identity Technologies: Biometrics and Beyond” was held last month in Fairmont, WV to discuss the…

 

Cross Match technologies acquired by Francisco Partners

Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investments in technology and technology-enabled services business, has acquired Cross Match…

 

Feds expand use of iris recognition technology

The Homeland Security Department (DHS) is expanding its biometrics source from fingerprint to iris and facial recognition for identity verification….

 

Biometrics data to be collected from foreign visitors to India

Foreign nationals visiting India as tourists or working may soon have their biometrics data collected. India will pilot the project…

 

U.S. immigrant fingerprint sharing program flawed

James Makowski, a Chicago-area U.S. citizen, is suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security…

 

Indian President appeals to citizens to enroll in biometric registery

Under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Citizenship Rules 2003, the citizen registration under the National Population Register (NPR) is mandatory…

 

Afghanistan using biometrics on wide scale for security

Afghanistan is utilizing biometrics technology as a helpful counter-insurgency tool. The Afghan government has started taking fingerprints and scanning the…

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