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.

 

Germany bans passport photo morphing to prevent biometric spoofs at border checks

The German government is banning passport photo morphing, which can be used to assign multiple identities to a single passport…

 

Role of biometrics for safe travel reopening examined by IBIA Executive Director

Biometrics will play a critical role in the redesign and future success of the aviation industry, but expanded outreach education…

 

Spirit Airlines and SITA talk biometrics for air travel reopening, Houston and Hawaii announce deployments

As the aviation industry seeks a way to restart safely and win the confidence of the traveling public, Spirit Airlines…

 

UK to collect migrant fingerprints in France and plans longer retention of terrorism suspect biometrics

UK border officers have been instructed by the Home Office to collect fingerprints from migrants attempting to enter the country…

 

Daon partners with Denver airport as contactless biometrics proposed to restore air travel confidence

Daon and Denver International Airport (DEN) have formed a strategic partnership to develop contactless biometric solutions for deployment throughout the airport…

 

U.S. Oversight Board Member and Australian academics question airport temperature screening plans

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Member Travis LeBlanc has written to Chad F. Wolf, acting secretary of the Department…

 

WTTC calls for accelerated biometrics implementation among measures for safe air travel reopening

Accelerating the implementation of biometrics, along with automation and contactless touchpoints is one of many recommendations from a major industry…

 

EU border biometrics contract for Entry/Exit System awarded to Idemia and Sopra Steria

A consortium of Idemia and Sopra Steria has been awarded a framework contract to deliver the new shared biometric matching system…

 

Australia launches biometric ID system for border control developed by Unisys, Idemia

Australia’s Home Affairs’ biometric identification system built in partnership with Unisys and Idemia has officially been launched operationally to optimize passenger…

 

Seattle Airport extends contract for Telos ID’s biometric background screening

Government agency the Port of Seattle has extended the contract with identity management provider Telos ID to optimize aviation workers’…

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