Border Control

All the news, press releases and reports on the use of biometrics in the Travel & Transportation sector - including land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems, boarding gates and baggage handling…

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Guest Post: EU publishes biometric quality requirements for the EES 22 March 2019

Good quality of a fingerprint image is a prerequisite to assure a person can be reliably identified based on their fingerprint.


GenKey announces new version of ABIS system 19 March 2019

GenKey, a provider of biometric identification solutions, today announced a new release of its ABIS system designed for small and large-scale identification and deduplication. 


Fingerprint verification now available at Québec City Jean 15 March 2019

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced the implementation of fingerprint verification for biometrically enrolled foreign nationals and permanent residents using Primary Inspection Kiosks at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport.


Biometric tech launched at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport 14 March 2019

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has launched Clear biometric boarding technology.


UK confirms eGate user expansion 12 March 2019

The UK secretary of state has signed an order mandating the expansion of countries  whose nationals will be eligible to use ePassport gates to enter the UK from summer 2019.

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?


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