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Entrust launches biometric travel solution for seamless, paperless ID checks

Entrust has launched a digital travel service to support seamless and contactless traveler experiences with biometrics and tokenized digital identity….


Technical issues hit EU biometric border plan, potentially delaying 2022 launch

The EU’s updated biometric border control system, Entry/Exit System (EES), is suffering massive technical and organizational problems, and looks to…


Canada issues tender notice to improve face biometrics for immigration applications

The Government of Canada has issued a tender notice inviting industry engagement to improve its biometric immigration system. The document…


Non-biometric EU ID cards no longer valid to enter the UK

Crossing the UK border with a national identity card is no longer possible for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens, as…


Biometrics self-registration for Mecca pilgrims’ e-visas announced

Saudi Arabia is to become one of the first countries in the world to issue e-visas based on biometrics captured…


Thales, Idemia biometrics deployed to new airports to ease traveler experience

Thales is partnering with Inetum to expand the deployment of its Automated Border Control (ABC) system to three more Spanish…


Frontex foresight project identifies 20 biometric categories for future relevance

Research project ‘Technology Foresight on Biometrics’ from EU border security agency Frontex, which studies the impact of emerging biometric technologies…


Government zeal for biometric surveillance can be traced back 20 years

The most surprising aspect of biometric systems is not how pervasive they have become in American lives since 9/11. It…


EAB roundtable to discuss biometrics in the future of Schengen travel

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is holding its Research Projects Conference from 13 to 15 September, culminating in a…


New biometric controls being trialed at Gibraltar border

Spanish authorities are trialing new biometric border controls at the crossing point to Gibraltar as part of contingency-planning in the…

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