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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.

 

Canada to introduce biometrics to identify foreigners, cut fraud

The Canadian government intends to utilize biometric systems to verify foreigners who enter the country. As an initial step, the…

 

Hamilton Telecommunications Joins Fujitsu PalmPartner Program

Fujitsu Frontech North America (FFNA) and Hamilton Telecommunications have partnered to offer a secure biometric solution through Fujitsu’s PalmPartner program….

 

Homeland Security to collect children’s DNA

A new policy is set to take effect which will allow the Department of Homeland Security to collect DNA from…

 

Philippines Election Commission Urges Biometric Voter Registration

With 2013 elections looming on the horizon, the Republic of the Philippines Commission on Elections has urged old and new…

 

Expert says South Africa ahead on biometric uptake

South Africa is ahead on biometric uptake. That pronouncement emerged from a briefing for financial sector representatives conducted in Johannesburg…

 

EyeVerify Closes the Lid on A $1.4M Seed Capital Round

EyeVerify, an eye vein biometrics software company, recently announced the closing of a $1.4 million seed funding round. The company’s…

 

Biometrics to bring proper IDs to India

The Unique Identity program of the Indian Government has, so far, been able to successfully enroll about 200 million citizens. …

 

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…

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