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…

Latest Headlines

Aratek Marshall launched for ePassports 22 July 2019

Biometric firm Aratek has launched the Marshall, an all-in-one biometric handheld device designed to help immigration authorities implement tighter border control measures.


PCLOB to review airport facial recognition 16 July 2019

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has voted to initiate three new oversight projects, including a review of the use of facial recognition and other biometric technologies in aviation security.


Fujitsu launches palm vein login API suite 15 July 2019


Fujitsu has launched a new, extended range of PalmSecure-based biometric security solutions.


Thales joins forces with Micro-X 03 July 2019

Micro-X, a provider of cold-cathode x-ray technology, and Thales have combined forces in a multi-faceted collaboration to develop X-ray imaging systems based on X-ray sources.


Canada–Netherlands biometric program will facilitate paperless cross-border travel 28 June 2019

 Vision-Box and partners have today signed an agreement to officially launch the “Known Traveler Digital Identity” service, which will facilitate paperless border clearance between Canada and The Netherlands.

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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