Transportation/Border Control

This section provides readers with all the news, press releases and reports on the Travel & Transportation sector, including biometrics used for 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

SITA notes success in biometric trial at Boston airport 19 September 2017

Airport IT infrastructure specialists SITA have noted that a biometric trial it launched with US carrier JetBlue has been a success at Boston's main airport.


Indian agency wants boarding pass replaced with biometrics 18 September 2017

India's Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has recommended that biometrics replace boarding passes.


Australia to strengthen biometric security for airport, seaport staff 15 September 2017

Biometric security is going to be implemented for airport and seaport staff in Australia.


Experts tackle document fraud as factor in organised crime 13 September 2017

A meeting of document experts supported by Europol and Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, was held at Europol’s headquarters this week in The Hague. 

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


What is the Apex Air Entry and Exit Re-Engineering project?

A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


Advances in Face Recognition Technology and its Application in Airports

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically. The top performing algorithms in independent evaluations by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are now capable of providing reliable results in real-world environments, such as airports.


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Events

PayExpo Europe 4-5 Oct 17



BORDERPOL Global Forum 31 Oct 17 - 01 Nov 17

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