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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.


CLEAR Expands DFW Airport with Fingerprint Scanners

Yesterday, BiometricUpdate.com reported that CLEAR fast-pass lanes have returned to San Francisco International Airport, and today, CLEAR has expanded its…


Clear Biometric Fast-Pass Lanes Return to SFO

Clear fast pass lanes are making a comeback at the San Francisco International Airport, reports Santa Cruz Sentintel. The recently…


New Biometric Passport for Liberians to Prevent Forgery

The Liberia ECOWAS Biometric Passport has been officially launched in the United States capital of Washington D.C. The launch was…


TechConnect West Virginia Biometrics Forum discusses Local Job Growth

As reported on BiometricUpdate.com last week, TechConnect West Virginia hosted The Biometrics Forum yesterday in Fairmont called “Next Steps in…


NIST recognizes 3M Cogent’s Latent Fingerprint Algorithm Most Accurate

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recognizes 3M Cogent’s latent fingerprint algorithm as achieving the highest accuracy score….


Canada to eavesdrop at airports, border crossings

Canada announced this week that it will begin using high-definition cameras and microphones capable of recording conversations between travelers at…


Nigerian Ports to use Biometric Cards to Catch Fraud

Nigerian ports are being introduced to using biometric cards to check for fraudulent practices, including those involving corrupt customs agents….


ImageWare Systems’ BE 2.0 to secure Air and Sea Ports

ImageWare Systems, Inc has released version 2.0 of its flagship Biometric Engine identity management product. The system is considered an…


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…

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