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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.

 

Delta partners with TSA on face biometrics, Emirates and SITA discuss aviation trends

Delta has recently partnered with the U.S. Transport Security Administration (TSA) to deploy face biometrics to streamline check-in and security…

 

EAB expert sees long-term benefit to biometric border control in birth certificate standards

The effectiveness of biometric identity verification systems at European borders would improve over the long term if birth certificates were…

 

Biometrics deployments speed up – and slow down – passenger movements worldwide

Biometrics for document checking continue to expand across borders and airports in the U.S., including from Clear, while facial recognition…

 

Thales, Idemia biometrics deployed to new airports to ease traveler experience

Thales is partnering with Inetum to expand the deployment of its Automated Border Control (ABC) system to three more Spanish…

 

NZ airport face biometrics trial deployed against Privacy Commissioner advice

New Zealand’s Aviation Security Service (AvSec), a branch of the country’s Civil Aviation Authority, started trials of a new face…

 

Airport biometrics going mobile or single-token, IATA Travel Pass and NEC among beneficiaries

The use of biometrics and self-service check-in kiosks has enabled Emirates to serve nearly three times as many passengers per…

 

CBP biometrics for border entry expand in Texas as imposter apprehended

The Anzalduas International Bridge Port of Entry (POE) in Texas will be the site of a new trial of face…

 

Amadeus signs up Lufthansa for digital health pass integration

Global aviation group Lufthansa has recently integrated Amadeus’ Traveler ID for Safe Travel solution to build digital health pass checks…

 

INTERPOL emphasizes need for more biometric data sharing to tackle terrorism

Interior and Security Ministers of the G7 group of nations have agreed on the need for increased provision of biometric…

 

Privacy concerns linger around new EU data sharing Protocol

The Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence, which can include…

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