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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)…

 

EU finishing its massive biometric ring around Schengen

The European Union is weeks away from what could be the biggest and most complex deployment of biometrics in the…

 

Idemia wins Denmark border biometrics contract, launches ID document security feature

Idemia has been chosen by the Danish National Police service, known as Rigspolitiet, to supply biometric tablets, self-adjusting cameras for facial…

 

UK unprepared for EU biometric entry requirements, Lords committee warns Home Secretary

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has been admonished in a letter from the House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs…

 

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…

 

eu-LISA industry roundtable to explore AI and biometric database interoperability

EU operational technology management agency eu-LISA is to host an industry roundtable in November focusing on ‘Artificial Intelligence in Large-scale…

 

Governments act to support increased biometrics use, data sharing at borders

Governments around the world are using common standards and ICAO-compliant biometric passports to secure immigration and border control processes, and…

 

Croatian government introduces biometrics bill to support EES interoperability

The government of Croatia has put forward legislation to provide the framework for new biometrics collection processes to ensure border…

 

EU Parliament approves unified biometric and biographic database of 350 million people

The European Union Parliament has voted to approve the Common Identity Repository (CIR) to aggregate the biographic and biometric data…

 

SITA blog compares new EU biometric border control programs to existing systems

The new European Union border control systems will mean additional biometric information is collected for all eligible non-EU travelers, though…

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