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Canada launches tender to upgrade immigration biometrics system

The Government of Canada has posted a tender notice for a biometric immigration system, inviting industry engagement and feedback on…

 

Biometric gates reduce airport touchpoints in Czech Republic, Bangladesh, Finland

New deployments of automatic gates with face biometrics to reduce airport touchpoints have been announced by SITA in Prague, Czech…

 

Police, border guards’ face-matching test updated for first time in a decade

A human examiner face matching test, (GFMT2) used to select staff for police and government roles has been updated for the…

 

CBP biometrics reach Guam and Saipan airports with Simplified Arrival launch

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding its biometric Simplified Arrival program beyond the continental United States to include…

 

UK biometric system hits technical bumps as EU Settlement Scheme deadline nears

EU citizens attempting to apply for settled status in post-Brexit Britain are reporting technical issues with proving their identity through…

 

Idemia face biometrics deployed at LAX for international flights

Passengers at Tom Bradley International Terminal at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) can now use face biometrics from Idemia on…

 

Vision-Box launches Frontex biometric border pilot in Bulgaria

Vision-Box has officially unveiled its Frontex awarded trial aimed at implementing a new biometric Entry/Exit System (EES) pilot project at…

 

French biometric system leading to detention of unaccompanied minors – report

Concern is growing among aid groups in France over the increasing use of a national biometric identification system which is…

 

‘Little progress’ at state level for EU biometric database: report

National-level delays among EU and Schengen area states participating in the formation of a massive shared biometric identity database threaten…

 

Angola, Dominican Republic to introduce biometric passports, Ukraine updates issuance progress

Angolan authorities are readying to launch the country’s biometric passport later this year at a time when the Dominican Republic…

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