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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.

 

Aussies Approve Of Biometric Security Measures In Airports

The overwhelming support given by Australians in the proposed use of biometric facial recognition for customs and immigration will soon…

 

U.S. cities increasingly using BRS Labs’ Biometric Surveillance

San Francisco is poised to become the latest city using AISight software to detect suspicious activity. Behavioral Recognition System Labs…

 

Canadian Refugee Reform Bill including Biometrics clears Commons

A new version of the 2010 Bill C-11 (or Balanced Refugee Reform Act) was passed by the Canadian House of…

 

Biometrics Company Cognitec Turns 10

German firm Cognitec Systems GmbH, leading provider of face recognition technology, is celebrating a decade of success and growth. The…

 

Biometric Security combats South African Social Welfare Fraud

The U.S. National Biometric Security Project reported that South Africa will be using a new biometric-based payment system that will…

 

Scotland Yard Police Officers try Handheld Fingerprint Devices

Scotland Yard announced it has deployed handheld fingerprint devices to its police officers to help identify suspects almost instantly. 350…

 

Fujitsu Combines Palm Vein and Fingerprint Verification

Recently, Fujitsu revealed the creation of the world’s first biometric system that combines both palm vein recognition with fingerprint verification….

 

Fiji gets Biometric Voter Registration

Logistics for electronic voting registration are being implemented in Fiji for its 2014 election. FijiVillage.com reports that Elections Office logistic…

 

Government Industry Panel discusses Challenges in Biometrics Systems

The IJIS Institute will lead a new joint Government Industry Panel to discuss interoperability issues in biometric systems on July…

 

Privacy Compromised by Sharing of Biometric Databases

U.S. citizen’s privacy can be compromised by sharing of biometric databases among law enforcements and security agencies. That was a…

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