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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…


India moves to ease biometric registration for air and cruise travel in wake of COVID-19

The Indian government will allow domestic and international travelers to self-register for flights to and from the country with face…


2021 a good year for facial recognition at US ports

The U.S. government says it doubled the number of international travelers who were processed last year using facial recognition tools….


South Africa plans biometric system at ports of entry, US and Canada announce new deployments

South Africa is looking to revolutionize its passenger management system by introducing biometrics at some of its major international airports…


Cruise line adopts SKO Systems facial recognition and Daon health pass

Holland America Line will be implementing SKO Systems’ mBark facial recognition to check-in passengers and take up Daon’s VeriFLY COVID-19 vaccination…


Face biometrics adopted in Hong Kong, expand in US for cruise border checks

Biometric face analysis and matching solutions to verify individuals’ identities disembarking from cruise ships have been deployed separately by Hong…


DHS Science and Technology calls for 2020 Biometric Technology Rally submissions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced the opening of submissions for its 2020…


Biometrics checks expand at Southwest U.S. border and Seattle Port as EFF seeks data collection info

Biometric facial recognition has been introduced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the El Paso Port of Entry…


Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric verification for Somali military pay, SIM registration in Tanzania

African biometric and digital ID issues continue apace both on and off the continent. In Somalia a scheme to use…


Integrated Biometrics sensor featured in handheld device selected by U.S. Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard has purchased 250 handheld devices equipped with Columbo FBI-certified FAP 30 single-digit fingerprint sensors from…

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