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…

Latest Headlines

Redesigned New Hampshire IDs to be distributed over five years 19 January 2017

A new ID card design for New Hampshire will be phased in over the next five years, officials have announced.

 

Australian senator calls for biometric national ID card 16 January 2017

The leader of Australia’s One Nation party has said that a biometrics-backed national ID card would help reduce benefit fraud.

Gibraltar may need more stringent border checks 12 January 2017

More stringent passport checks and security measures could be introduced at the border between Gibraltar and Spain, officials have told local media.

Biometric enrolment machines unveiled in Qatar airport 12 January 2017

Qatar’s Ministry of Interior has launched five biometric enrolment machines at the country’s Hamad International Airport for e-Gate users who have not activated their biometric data.

First speakers revealed for connect:ID 2017 11 January 2017

The organisers of secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 has revealed the first speakers who will take part in the conference.

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Uganda taps Gemalto for visa tech 06 January 2017

Gemalto supplies Uganda's Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control with Coesys Visa Management.

SDW 2017: Conference and exhibition registration now live 05 January 2017

The organiser of next-generation government and citizen identity event SDW 2017 has revealed that conference and exhibition registration is now open for the event.

Secunet ahead in Iceland ABC contact tender 05 January 2017

Iceland’s Rikiskaup (Central Public Procurement) body has published the results of a tender for ABC gates for Keflavik International Airport, with German security firm secunet presenting the lowest price.

New Asia voice for international holography body 04 January 2017

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), which represents the global hologram industry, has appointed its first chairman from Asia.

Will Africa achieve a continent-wide ePassport and visa system? 03 January 2017

African Union chairperson  Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has proposed that freedom of movement be created in Africa through the establishment of a continent-wide ePassport and visa on arrival scheme.

Ghana opposition calls for identity system by 2018 30 December 2016

Ghana’s opposition  Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has said the incoming government controlled by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration must enable the National Identification Authority to deploy a nationwide system by 2018.

Australian Digital Identity ‘alpha’ launch by August 20 December 2016

The Digital Transformation Office (DTO) in Australia has confirmed that the country will go live with the first phase of a digital identity programme by next August.

Indian airports and airlines to increase spending 19 December 2016

SITA report reveals Indian airports and airlines expected to ramp up spend on new technology over next three years.

Myanmar launches biometric eID pilots 16 December 2016

The Myanmar government is conducting a pilot project to substitute paper National Registration Cards with “smarter” digital identification cards in Naypyidaw and Mandalay.

ITW reveals details of Imaprotek and Fasprotek 15 December 2016

ITW Security Division has noted that its Imaprotek and Fasprotek technology enables vibrant polychromatic uv-a & uv-c images to be viewed even under passport laminates.

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Features

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

Securing the weakest links for a safer travel experience

Travel documents confirm the identity of persons and enable seamless and secure international travel but are only as satisfactory as the identification-related systems behind their production, issuance, control and inspection.

Gemalto discusses the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) considers new global approach, the Traveler identification Program (TRIP) initiative.

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Events

MILIPOL ASIA PACIFIC 4-6 April 2017
connect:ID 2017 Event supported  by Planet Biometrics 1-3 May 2017
Secure Identification 31 May 2017 - 01 June 2017
ISDEF 2017 6-8 June 2017
Money20/20 Europe 26-28 June 2017
SDW 2017 Event supported  by Planet Biometrics 26-28 June 2017
INTERPOL WORLD 2017 4-7 July 2017

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