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.

 

Vision-Box webinar encourages EU collaboration for biometric borders project

A two-day, online seminar organized by biometric digital identity technology provider Vision-Box last week highlighted the importance of EU stakeholders’…

 

Idemia biometrics make all passenger touchpoints contactless for Lyon’s Saint-Exupéry airport

A biometric facial recognition solution from Idemia for contactless passenger experiences for all airport processes at the Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport…

 

Heathrow’s dormakaba biometric boarding installation to reach 400 gates by year-end

Biometric integration for the facial recognition boarding process at Heathrow is provided by dormakaba, a case study for IFSEC Global reveals….

 

Biometrics play major role in WTTC travel industry recovery report, facial recognition for SFO arrivals

Biometrics implementations in the aviation industry are well underway, but will be built up and aggregated to facilitate more touchless…

 

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…

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