Border and Port Security

Border and port security biometric systems are put in place to track and manage the flow of humans. This includes national database deployments, entrance and exit access control systems, immigration technologies as well as ePassports and smart card systems. Read our research report on biometrics and homeland security.

 

Biometric ID documents available in Ukraine, coming to Kyrgyzstan next year

On February 5, Ukraine started issuing biometric ID cards with a Qualified Electronic Signature (QES), which citizens can use to…

 

New U.S. travel restrictions on six nations cite ID authenticity, vetting problems

In a background briefing just hours before President Donald Trump issued a proclamation imposing new travel restrictions on six countries…

 

Datasonic secures $1.7M biometrics contract for Malaysia-Singapore border

Datasonic has secured a facial recognition e-gate contract for the Malaysia-Singapore border crossing worth RM6.97 million (US$1.7 million) from Malaysia’s…

 

USCIS revises biometrics collection guidance on fingerprint waivers, mobile service policy

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Thursday issued new policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the…

 

Malaysia Airlines pilots Sita’s single-token biometric system

Malaysia Airlines has rolled out Sita’s Smart Path Solution, a single-token biometric system for the full airport traveller journey, after…

 

Dermalog biometrics improve border security in Thailand

Dermalog’s biometric border control solution has processed some 49 million people and helped the Thai Immigration Bureau detect over 4,300…

 

Securiport partners with University of Notre Dame in biometrics and data analytics research for border security

Securiport’s Global Innovation Cell has entered a multi-year academic research agreement with the University of Notre Dame to research next…

 

Vision-Box pilots biometric boarding and security solution at Fiumicino Airport in Rome

Vision-Box has rolled out a biometric facial recognition and digital identity management pilot for seamless passenger experience at Rome Fiumicino…

 

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board assesses Atlanta airport biometrics

Delta’s fully biometric terminal and the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Biometric Exit program at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta was…

 

Vision-Box joins World Economic Forum panel to discuss digital identity

Vision-Box’s VP of Business Development Richard Camman participated in a World Economic Forum panel discussion in Davos, Switzerland, to share…

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