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Travel industry groups happy with delays for EU border biometric plan

Travel industry associations are cheering a second postponement for the EU’s biometric Entry/Exit System (EES) for border control. The latest…


Oxford Refugee Studies Centre: mapping the biometrics of movement into and around Europe

A new report maps the technologies such as biometrics in use, being developed or trialled across Europe for tackling the…


Snapshot of EU’s hoped-for seamless border crossings: progress but more work on privacy

A report published last month by an EU agency for large-scale IT systems extols the progress that digitalization has made…


UK/EU border biometric checks pushed to end of 2023; plan still has foes

The introduction of the European Union’s Entry/Exit System (EES) at the Port of Dover has been delayed once again, reports…


EU border biometric checks in UK likely to be delayed

The EU’s Entry/Exit System (EES) will start operating on May 1, with all non-EU nationality visitors requiring a face and…


EU Biometric Entry/Exit may add to border wait times; Statewatch worries

Waiting times for travelers at borders may increase substantially after the deployment of the European Union‘s biometric Entry/Exit System (EES)….


Czech Republic readies for EU biometric entry/exit with secunet kiosk trial, Frontex

As the European Union Entry/Exit System (EES) slowly approaches, with its requirement to include the biometrics of all passenger entries…


Spain deploying biometrics at Morocco land border for EES

A new border-transit biometric system will be installed between Morocco and the Spanish autonomous city of Ceuta, which tops the…


EU postpones ETIAS, traveler biometrics until November 2023

The plan for third country arrivals to apply for a visa waiver and undergo biometric capture to enter (or leave)…


Secunet deploys biometrics for EES border control at Zurich Airport, NEC supplies Hong Kong

German security and biometrics firm Secunet will equip Zurich Airport in Switzerland with its technologies to make the facility compliant…

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