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.

 

EU border control aid and connections to biometrics contractors alarm Privacy International

A relatively low-profile biometrics provider is receiving funds supplied as aid by the EU to help build ‘mass biometric systems’…

 

iProov awarded funding to test mobile biometrics in CBP operational environment

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded iProov $198,407 in phase four funding to pilot its Genuine Presence Detection and…

 

Protection from biometric spoof attacks requires emerging technologies and standards adherence

Advanced biometric technologies and standards are necessary to build adequate presentation attack detection (PAD) into border control systems, Norwegian Biometrics…

 

Biometric entry for all travelers launched at LAX with CBP Simplified Arrival

Face biometrics will be used to identify all travelers on international flights departing from and arriving at Los Angeles International…

 

Iris biometrics and facial recognition added to Singapore immigration clearances for enhanced security

Fingerprint biometrics are being replaced with iris and face biometrics for border identification checks in Singapore, the country’s Immigration and…

 

All visitors to US to submit biometrics before visa application under White House draft plan

The U.S. Government’s executive branch is planning to build a massive database of biometrics from applicants for visas to enter…

 

Border biometrics challenges discussed at NIST conference

The challenges faced by facial recognition systems on different platforms and their future use at borders was the first topic…

 

Australia calls for bids on biometric platform for passenger declarations, visas

Australia’s Home Affairs Department has launched a call to tender for the installation of a biometric technology system that will…

 

Vision-Box forms airport biometrics partnership, expands Dubai implementation

Vision-Box has formed a strategic partnership with AirAsia Group to bring biometric identity management technology to all 152 airports in AirAsia’s…

 

Airport biometrics and digital identity deployments expand in US, India

Passengers flying American Airlines from Washington or Dallas will soon be able to use digital IDs stored on their mobile…

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