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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Americans waltzing through airport security with wrong IDs 16 November 2018

A large number of Americans are using unsanctioned IDs to pass through airport security and board flights, according to survey of 1,000 Americans conducted by Wakefield Research for Acuant, a global provider of identity verification solutions.


Magnetic MRO moves to biometric security 15 November 2018

Magnetic MRO, a provider of Total Technical Care for aircraft operators and lessors, has introduced biometric e-signatures for aviation mechanics and other certifying staff.


Qantas reveals details of Brisbane biometric trial 14 November 2018

Qantas has commenced a trial of innovative facial recognition technology at Brisbane Airport.


iProov to support UK Home Office 13 November 2018

iProov, a provider of biometric facial verification technology, today announced that it will play a key role in a multi-year contract with the UK Home Office for the provision of smartphone-based digital identity verification. 


Vision-Box opens 'seamless travel' centre 13 November 2018

Vision-Box has announced the opening of a new Center of Excellence in Miami that's goal is to foster innovation in Seamless Travel and Identity Management in the American continent.

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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