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Frontex wants information about tools for manually sorting immense biometric databases

Do you make software tools that are used for manually comparing biometric data? Frontex, or the European Border and Coast…


‘Datafication’ of EU borders and ballooning private-sector spending prompted by migrant crisis

Spending by European Union agencies on border-related technology and surveillance rocketed from 2014 onwards amid the migrant crisis, reports Statewatch,…


EU blankets borders with surveillance tech to deter refugees: investigation

A new investigation by The Guardian has shed light on several high-tech surveillance biometrics and deterrent systems deployed by some…


Frontex completes biometric Entry Exit System pilot in Spain and Bulgaria

EU border agency Frontex has completed biometrics pilot projects for the bloc’s Entry Exit System (EES) in Spain and Bulgaria….


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…


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…


Border biometrics strategies planned through EU consultation, Australia RFI

Government border agency consultations in the EU and Australia are looking into new biometric technologies to replace their respective legacy…


Biometrics to drive dramatic growth in global automated border control market

A new market report from TechSci Research predicts that the global automated border control market is set to grow by…


Frontex presents guidance for EU biometric border system implementation

Key biometric and digital ID technologies, guidelines and best practices, and baseline minimum requirements for the Entry Exit Systems (EES)…


Frontex issues open tender for biometrics research, opportunities for border control systems

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, has announced an open tender procedure to hire a contractor for a…

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