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.

 

NEC APAC, Tascent partner on iris and face biometrics implementation in South East Asia

Citizens and travelers in a key economic and logistical hub in South-East Asia can now enjoy a seamless and efficient…

 

SPS launches inlay for biometric passports to reduce costs for governments, manufacturers

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) – a subsidiary of IN Groupe — says it is extending its digital passport inlays which…

 

Thales rolls out airport biometrics in Spain, SITA wins touchless makeover contract for Sydney

Thales has partnered with European digital services leader Inetum to provide more than 45 biometric Automatic Border Control (ABC) gates…

 

Airports in US, India, Taiwan launching biometrics for contactless passenger processing

New airport biometric systems are being implemented as passengers return to air travel, with several announcements have come from airports…

 

France chooses Thales’ biometric kiosks to meet EU border check directive

France has opted for biometric pre-registration kiosks from Thales as the country prepares to meet the European Union’s requirement of…

 

Pangiam acquires airport face biometrics platform veriScan

Travel services provider Pangiam has announced the acquisition of integrated biometric identification system veriScan from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority…

 

Airport biometrics launched for contactless boarding, bag drop, lounge access and border checks

Biometrics implementations by Idemia in Brazil, American Airlines at DFW, NEC in Japan and Romania’s Border Police are rolling out…

 

UK still to apply updates to ‘biased’ biometric passport scanning software

The British government is still entertaining delays in fixing a problem in its biometric passport scanning system which sometimes misreads…

 

Cognitec unveils new camera for ISO-compliant biometrics capture at borders

Cognitec has developed a specialized camera for fast capturing of ISO-compliant images for face biometrics matching at border crossing in…

 

Libya and Pakistan unveil biometric passport plans

Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced its first diplomatic and special ePassport program in partnership with HID Global….

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