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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.

 

Home Office seeks Biometric Bidders for Facial Recognition Technology

After encountering problems with the use of iris scanners, UK’s Home Office has issued a notice to the public offering…

 

NEC to demonstrate Biometrics Technologies at IfSec South Africa

NEC Corporation (NEC) will exhibit its latest in security and surveillance solutions at the IfSec South Africa next week. During…

 

US / Korea Traveler Program includes Biometric Fingerprinting

The U.S.A and the Republic of Korea have launched a reciprocal program where low-risk travelers of both countries can sign-up…

 

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….

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