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.

 

Thales, Zetes contracted for embedded biometrics and forgery protections of new Belgian passports

The next generation of passports in Belgium will be produced by Thales and personalized with biometric and biographical data by Zetes under…

 

Suprema ID launches compact multi-function reader for documents with embedded biometrics

Suprema ID has unveiled a new multi-functional, full-page document reader with support for biometric credentials. The RealPass-N performs one-step scanning…

 

NEC features biometric technology at new Malaysian office, details touchless airport screening partnerships

NEC has provided details on a previously-announced biometrics partnership and another for body temperature screening, and has announced the opening of…

 

ID2020, Vision-Box online conferences to explore good ID, biometric border management

Vision-Box and ID2020 have each announced online events, with Europe’s biometric border initiative explored in-depth during the former, and the…

 

CBP biometric pilot data breached from Perceptics winds up on dark web

The report from the U.S. Office of the Inspector General (OIG) on last year’s breach of biometric data from a pilot…

 

Trueface airport biometric solution wins both sides of World Aviation Festival startup pitch competition

Trueface has won the startup pitch competition at the World Aviation Festival, run in partnership with Phocuswright, for its biometric facial…

 

Idemia highlights multi-biometric border kiosk as touch-free takes over travel industry

Idemia has produced a video of its multi-biometric self-service TravelKiosk, which is designed for the EU Entry/Exit System (EES), to show…

 

CBP biometrics website aims to demystify face matching service

Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations has launched a new website on its Biometric Entry/Exit program to provide the…

 

DHS biometrics expansion proposal needs longer comment period, 100+ organizations urge

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is being asked to allow a longer comment period for its proposed biometrics expansion…

 

Vision-Box biometrics deployed at Canadian airport, more airports in Asia roll out facial recognition processes

Winnipeg Airports Authority has selected biometric automated border control (ABC) eGates from Vision-Box to check the facial biometrics of arriving…

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