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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Identity Week Asia launches full programme 05 September 2019

The organisers of Identity Week Asia have revealed that the full programme is now online and available for download.

Mühlbauer implements passport solution for Fiji 05 September 2019

As part of its major project to modernize the country’s security infrastructure, the Government of the Republic of Fiji decided to evolve its next generation of passports to ePassports.

Critical research on identity in Asia released 29 August 2019

The organisers of Identity Week Asia have released a compilation of the latest and most significant research into the identity Market in the region.

Barbados’ International Airport installs biometric kiosks 28 August 2019

Innovative Travel Solutions by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) announced the expansion of the border control program at Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in Barbados with a total of 48 biometric-enabled kiosks now in use

Tighter border security increases growth opps for biometrics 27 August 2019

Governments across Asia-Pacific are investing heavily in biometrics for national identification projects such as national ID cards and ePassports, according to  Frost & Sullivan.

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IN Groupe comments on Surys plan 12 August 2019


IN Groupe has confirmed it has entered into exclusive negotiations for the potential acquisition of SURYS.

IN Groupe wants to acquire Surys 06 August 2019

IN Groupe (formerly Imprimerie Nationale) entered into exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of Surys, which specializes in authentication solutions for identity and fiduciary documents and the fight against counterfeiting.

Aratek Marshall launched for ePassports 25 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 with its MRZ reading capability for ePassports and other travel documents.

Veridos delivers more than 74 million Mexican voter ID cards 24 July 2019

Identity solutions provider Veridos has announced the acquisition of a major contract with the Mexican Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE)

Los Angeles: Vision-Box biometric boarding platform extended to Norwegian Air 18 July 2019

On July 11, the first flight of Norwegian Air using facial recognition for boarding left from Los Angeles airport to Barcelona.

Leonardo Da Vinci Airport achieves eGate success 18 July 2019

Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci airport has hailed been hailed as an example of progress after it became the first Italian airport to have installed the new digital passport control equipment

eGate system to be introduced at BIA 10 July 2019

An eGate system will be introduced at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Sri Lanka's Colombo to allow passengers to clear immigration quickly, Immigration Controller General Pasan Ratnayake said.

DGM Consortium releases statement on Thai ePassport project 04 July 2019

DGM Consortium hsa said it fully respects the Thai Government’s tender process & evaluation benchmarks for the Thai e-Passport project. 

Polymath teams up with blockchain-based digital ID startup Blockpass 20 June 2019

Security token platform Polymath has entered into a strategic collaboration with digital identity verification solution Blockpass for a streamlined identity verification solution.

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Special Features

ID documents: How holograms innovate and protect

Dr Mark Deakes, general secretary of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), considers current developments in security holography in the face of continuing worries about fake identity documents.

White paper: Slovakia prototypes mobile electronic identification (MeID) solution

Empowering e-government by shifting to smart cards is accelerating the arrival of a new era of mobile identity and electronic documents.

Webinar interview: HID’s Steve Warne on mobile identities

In this webinar follow-up interview, we quiz Steve Warne, director of solutions marketing at Government ID Solutions, HID Global, on the topic of mobile ID.  

Friends and frenemies in the eID market

 Working together, solution providers access each other’s resources and create synergy.

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Interviews

INTERVIEW: Gemalto‘s Xavier Larduinat on the future of borders and digital identities

Xavier Larduinat, Marketing & Communication manager for Innovation at Gemalto, explores the future of digital identity, the Thales acquisition and other trends in an exclusive interview with Security Document World.

Interview: Get Group's Gerald Hubbard

Ahead of connect:ID 2017, Security Document World took time-out to speak to Gerald Hubbard, director of business development  at Get Group

Webinar interview: Neil Akass on mobile driving licences

In this follow-up interview to the webinar “The future of government-issued mobile identities" Neil Akass, digital driving licence service designer at the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency, for his thoughts on the evolution of driving licences.

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Events

Planet Biometrics 2019 @ Identity Week Event supported by Planet Biometrics 11 June 2019 - 13 June 2020

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