Border Control

This section provides all the news and reports on the Border Control technology, including land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems and other uses, such as boarding gate control, staff identification and baggage handling…

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Congressman Michael T McCaul to be keynote at connect:ID 28 April 2017

Congressman Michael T McCaul has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the upcoming identity technology conference connect:ID 2017 in Washington DC.

CBP Acting Commissioner to present opening keynote at connect:ID 2017 27 April 2017

The organisers of next-generation identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have revealed that Kevin McAleenan, the Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will the opening keynote speaker at the much-anticipated conference.

Crossmatch to reveal the Nomad at connect:ID 2017 27 April 2017

Designed with today’s highly mobile world in mind, the Nomad product line incorporates low-profile, space-saving, lightweight fingerprint sensor technology.

DHS launches Trusted Traveler comparison tool 24 April 2017

Comparison tool helps prospective applicants find DHS Trusted Traveler Program that best matches their citizenship and travel preferences. 

Mobile driving licences coming into sharp focus at connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

A coming shift towards mobile or digital driving licences that many expect will occur in the next decade – or sooner – will have major ramifications for the identity industry.

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US border security at the heart of connect:ID 2017 18 April 2017

Border security in the USA is about to undergo major change in the wake of President Trump’s election to office, with land, sea, and air borders set to be shaken up with a raft of new or revitalized policies.

Ghana airport gets new border control and visa management system 13 April 2017

Ghana’s Kotoka Airport has had a new biometric border check system installed as part of a World Bank funded project.

Oman opts for Safran 12 April 2017

Safran Identity & Security selected to consolidate Oman's multiple identification systems.

New Zealand Customs tests Safran’s kiosks 10 April 2017

Self-service solution for families travelling together tested at Christchurch Airport, new Zealand

BA automates boarding gates 07 April 2017

British Airways introduces biometric self-service boarding gates.   

SDW 2017 exhibition now sold out 06 April 2017

The industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals, SDW 2017, has sold out all exhibition stands ahead of its 11th edition.

India to link Aadhaar to air travel 06 April 2017

India’s biometrics-backed unique ID system, Aadhaar, could be taking on another vital role in the country with its card becoming a mandatory document to fly.

ITW Security launches ID document white papers 06 April 2017

ITW Security Division has added its latest White Papers ‘Creating Trust in ID Documents’ and ‘Fraudulently Obtained Genuine (FOG) Documents’ to its website.

Precise Biometrics signs license agreement with NXP 30 March 2017

Swedish fingerprint firm Precise Biometrics and NXP Semiconductors  have signed a license agreement for fingerprint software.

Callsign integrates its IDA technology with ForgeRock platform 30 March 2017

Digital authentication provider Callsign has announced it has integrated its Intelligence Driven Authentication (IDA) with the identity management firm ForgeRock’s platform. 

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Features

White paper: Slovakia prototypes mobile electronic identification (MeID) solution

Empowering e-government by shifting to smart cards is accelerating the arrival of a new era of mobile identity and electronic documents.

HID Global - Mobile ID solutions for government-to-citizen applications

Citizen ID documents such as national IDs and driver licenses will ultimately follow the trend toward mobility.

Putting the E in Estonia

This “startup nation” has built a streamlined digital infrastructure of cutting-edge public and private services from the ground up – and it is also a case study of how all countries could benefit from eGovernment

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