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.

 

CBP biometrics reach Hidalgo Port of Entry as critics take aim at new proposed DHS border rules

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has extended its face biometrics for Simplified Arrival to the international bridges of the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas…

 

Panel outlines steps for airport biometrics privacy, IATA Travel Pass pilot started by Singapore Airlines

Integrations of face and behavioral biometrics into airport surveillance systems are among the dramatic growth opportunities in the global airport…

 

Indian authorities registering biometric data of Rohingya refugees in a planned deportation move

The local administration of Jammu and Kashmir in India has been instructed to begin capturing the biometric data of Rohingya…

 

TSA test of CBP biometrics expands, startups granted funds as GAO recommends ways to include SMBs

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration needs to do a better job of partnering with small businesses on aviation security technology…

 

JetBlue’s biometric boarding paused by pandemic, CBP border implementations continue

The majority of biometric boarding operations by JetBlue have been paused due to the additional complications posed by COVID-19, but…

 

Zetes showcases biometrics-backed digital identity progress in Belgium

Digital ID provider Zetes is featuring the roll out of its biometric PeopleID in all 581 Belgian municipalities with a…

 

Denmark’s biometric passport contract won by Veridos and partner idpeople

Denmark’s new passports with biometrics embedded in a digital chip will be provided by Veridos and partner idpeople under a contract…

 

Rights activists aren’t taking President Biden’s word on ‘humane’ border biometrics

The path forward for security along the U.S.-Mexico border looks no more certain now, under President Joe Biden, than it…

 

Major investments in contactless biometrics at airports expected by SITA, Frost & Sullivan

The total airport management market will reach $1.2 billion by 2030 with increasing use of contactless biometrics among its key…

 

Don’t remove AI’s training wheels at the border yet — authors

Two authors looked at digital identification and surveillance used by multiple nations around the world and found that generally democratic…

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