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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.

 

Bureaucratic turf war slowing India’s biometric efforts

The Registrar General of India (RGI) has completed the data entry of nearly 670 million people along with the biometrics…

 

Nigeria lawmakers call for biometric scanners at borders

A resolution by Rep. Emmanuel Ekon and 23 others was unanimously received and adopted by the Nigerian House of Representatives…

 

Overseas Workers for Korea to face Biometrics Security

South Korea has warned Philippine jobseekers seeking employment to be aware of its biometric immigration controls. The notice from the…

 

Biometrics Processing Means Faster Entry to Olympics Games

The speedy biometrics processing conducted by the British Embassy in Zimbabwe to ensure that their athletes come to the UK…

 

India to Launch Biometric Passports by 2013

The Regional Passport Office (RPO) in Bangalore started accepting manual application of passports at its Koramangala office on July. “Beginning…

 

New Canadian immigration law goes into effect

A new bill that claims to protect Canada’s immigration system received royal assent on June 29, after passing through the…

 

ImageWare Systems Lands Contract for Cargo Scanning Security in the Republic of Ecuador

Not long after ImageWare Systems released Biometric Engine 2.0 (which we reported on), its proprietary multi-biometric security solution for airports…

 

Biometrics Facial, Fingerprint and Iris Recognition Technologies Still Face Challenges

The constant clamor for a centralized and overall better means of international identification has led for advanced technologies in the…

 

US-VISIT Seeks Multi-Modal Biometrics for Border Security

The Department of Homeland Security US-VISIT program has been using its biometric system since January 2004, in order to secure the…

 

CLEAR Expands DFW Airport with Fingerprint Scanners

Yesterday, BiometricUpdate.com reported that CLEAR fast-pass lanes have returned to San Francisco International Airport, and today, CLEAR has expanded its…

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