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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Mount Airey Group and Acuant partner on chip reader tech for passports 21 March 2017

Mount Airey Group, a provider of identity solutions to federal agencies, is partnering with Acuant, a leading provider of data capture and authentication solutions, to launch an authentication solution for border control.

Secunet wins Iceland eGates contract 16 March 2017

German secure identity solutions company will supply the first automatic border control system (eGates) to Iceland. 

Rockwell Collins introduces biometrics into self-bag drop solution 16 March 2017

Aviation and defence solutions firm Rockwell Collins has announced that it has integrated facial recognition into its self-bag drop solution, expanding its biometric identity offerings.

Kenyan ePassport to be launched in September 15 March 2017

Kenyan officials have confirmed that the country’s ePassport will be ready to launch by September this year rather than April as planned.

State of Washington reveals new ID and drivers licences 15 March 2017

The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) has deployed its new State Identification (IDs) and Driver License (DLs) system with its partner Valid USA based in Lisle, IL. 

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Gemalto and IER join forces for airport solution 14 March 2017

Gemalto and IER team up to create Gemalto and IER Fly to Gate.

Singapore’s Changi Airport to deploy multimodal tech 13 March 2017

Changi Airport’s new Terminal 4 will feature a new multimodal biometric border check system using face, iris and fingerprint recognition. 

CardLogix Releases M.O.S.T. Card C9 Series: Dual-Interface Microprocessor Smart Cards 10 March 2017

CardLogix, smart card manufacturer and software developer, announced today the newest addition to its M.O.S.T. Card C Series, M.O.S.T. Card C9.   

Afghan govt makes progress in eID plans 02 March 2017

The Afghan government has approved legislation that recommends the issuance of biometric eID cards in the Central Asian country.

Thai Foreign Ministry reassures over ePassport contract issue 02 March 2017

Thailand’s Foreign Ministry has said that ePassport issuance will not be impacted by the end of a contract with a conglomerate.

secunet highlights border solution in Prague airport 28 February 2017

German identity technology solutions firm secunet has highlighted details of an advanced border control solution the company has developed and deployed for Prague airport.

New German passport to boast enhanced security features 23 February 2017

Germany’s Interior Ministry has released details of a new passport to be released on 1 March.

New ABC system for St Pancras 22 February 2017

Vision-Box implements face recognition-based Automated Border Control system at London’s St Pancras International railway station.

Border expert suggests alternatives to Trump's ‘travel ban’ 16 February 2017

Former 9/11 commission border counsel and special counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Janice Kephart has said that a ‘travel ban’ section of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order “is unnecessary and discriminatory”.

ICAO: TRIP strategy enhances border security 15 February 2017

Stakeholders at the ICAO Traveller Identification Programme (TRIP) Strategy Seminar in Antigua and Barbuda last week heard how the Traveller Identification Programme (TRIP) strategy is boosting border security.

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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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