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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Jumio to develop ID solutions with Monzo 26 June 2017

Identity as a Service firm Jumio has announced a partnership with Crowdcube alum and challenger bank, Monzo, related to identity verification for new and existing customers.

Imprimerie Nationale Group to showcase solutions at SDW 2017 22 June 2017

Secure biometric identity firm Imprimerie Nationale Group plans to showcase its offering of components, products, digital services at world-leading next generation identity event SDW 2017.

Accenture, Microsoft develop biometrics and blockchain for digital ID initiative 21 June 2017

Identity solutions firm Accenture is working with Microsoft on a digital identity initiative that uses blockchain and biometrics.

TSA launches biometric tech appraisal 14 June 2017

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced that it will assess biometric checkpoint screening technology at one PreCheck lane at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International and one at Denver International, beginning this week.

CLEAR granted biometric boarding pass patent 13 June 2017

Biometric boarding specialist CLEAR has announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued it a Notice of Allowance related to a patent application covering biometric boarding pass technologies.

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Cognitec reveals role in Automated Border Control at Venice Airport 01 June 2017

German biometrics firm Cognitec reveals role in Automated Border Control at Venice Airport.

Optaglio launches holographic portrait solution 30 May 2017

E-beam lithography firm Optaglio has developed a technology for issuing personalised ID cards with a holographic portrait of a holder. 

Signicat launches MobileID 30 May 2017

ID assurance provider Signicat has launched MobileID, a mobile authentication product that incorporates biometrics.

US overstay figures throw spotlight on biometric exit plans 23 May 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has revealed that more than 750,000 travellers over-stayed their visas in the last fiscal year.

Singapore to trial eVoter registration with eID cards 19 May 2017

Island state Singapore plans to pilot a new voting registration system that linked pollers' identity to their smart identity cards.

Iris ID speeding up eGates in Qatar 18 May 2017

Biometrics firm Iris ID has revealed that its iris recognition tech is helping passengers at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport to pass through self-service security e-gates in as little as 10 seconds.

ITW security division to showcase passport security solutions at SDW 2017 17 May 2017

ITW Security Division plans to display highly secure laminate solutions for passports at SDW 2017 at the QEII Centre, London on 26-28th June.

Lyon Airport deploys eGates 12 May 2017

Imprimerie Nationale Group deploys eGates for border control at Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, France.

Airline association calls for biometric security instead of electronics ban 10 May 2017

The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX)  has called for a hold on any electronics ban expansion to Europe, calling instead for a “green-list” of passengers validated by biometrics

Keflavik Airport installs new ID pass application process 09 May 2017

Keflavik International Airport in Iceland has adopted a new ID pass solution developed by Human Recognition Systems.

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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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