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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)…

 

Biometrics deployments to facilitate airport passenger checks gain traction in US, India

Systems to automate and expedite checks for passengers at airports with biometrics are finding more space as the travel industry…

 

Trust issues could be a problem for US-EU biometric data sharing plan

Ripples continue to spread after news broke that the United States wants to link biometric law enforcement databases across the…

 

Australia outsourcing biometrics capture aspect of visa issuance

Australia is looking for private companies to handle the biometrics information collection component of its visa process as the number…

 

UK outlines plans to increase biometrics for immigration, travel

“By 2025, the UK border will look very different,” states the New Plan for Immigration: Legal Migration and Border Control,…

 

Cameroon begins pilot to issue 6k biometric ID cards to CAR refugees

Authorities in Cameroon have launched a project that seeks to deliver biometric identity cards to refugees from its eastern neighbor,…

 

The US wants access to EU biometric police files — report

A report out of Germany says the United States wants direct access to the police biometrics databases of European Union…

 

Biometric passports progress in Turkey, Denmark, Suriname

Turkey and Suriname have unveiled their latest steps on biometric passports, while Giesecke+Devrient says the production of Danish electronic passports…

 

Contact biometrics back in play after Manila’s Covid alert drops to lowest level

Optimistic that the recent flare of COVID-19 cases has subsided and stabilized, the Philippines government has resumed capturing biometric, including…

 

Biometric IDs underperforming or accompanying international tensions

Travel documents are one of those facts of life that only seem truly important when the world feels like it…

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