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…

Latest Headlines

Gemalto creates secure component solutions unit 22 March 2019

Gemalto has announced the creation of a new Secure Component Solutions Unit that will enable customers to benefit from Gemalto's advanced technologies and techniques, incorporating them into secure document programs swiftly and efficiently.

Heathrow Airport installs ICM's self-service bag-drop units 13 March 2019

Heathrow Airport has installed over 100 Series 1 Type 2 self-service bag-drop (SSBD) units from ICM in Terminals 2, 3 and 5, as airlines continue to embrace this new 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.

Gradiant forensic technology to prevent fraud arrives at MWC 20 February 2019

Gradiant plans to showcase its innovation in forensics technology to detect manipulation in multimedia documents at 4 Years From Now (4YFN), the startups business platform at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Eurotunnel introduces automatic face recognition tech 15 February 2019

Eurotunnel and IN Groupe (formerly Imprimerie Nationale) have today signed, in the presence of Xavier Bertrand, President of the Hauts-de-France region, a partnership to equip Eurotunnel’s terminals with SAS PARAFE (E-Gate) tech.

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WTTC and IBMATA collaborate on biometric tech 12 February 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the International Border Management & Technologies Association (IBMATA) announce a partnership to promote safe, secure and seamless travel across international borders making best use of new and emerging technology, while enhancing border security.

secunet gives details on Hungary eGate project 17 January 2019

Secunet, as a subcontractor to ARH Inc., will deliver 14 secunet easygates to Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Budapest and Debrecen International Airport.

Applied Recognition and Intellicheck join forces on digital ID 15 January 2019

Applied Recognition and Intellicheck have announced a new partnership to advance digital identity authentication. 

Gemalto awarded contract for Uganda’s new e-Immigration solution 14 January 2019

Gemalto, in cooperation with local partner SCINTL, has been awarded the contract for the supply of a Border Management System (BMS)  including  airport self-service eKiosks at Entebbe.

Vision-Box wins travel experience award 28 December 2018

Vision-Box, as a partner of the Fast Passenger Processing System trial underway at Sydney Airport, has been recognized with an International Airport Review Award, for Passenger Experience and Seamless Travel.
 

Ukraine telecoms firm develops mobile ID system 21 December 2018

The Kyivstar mobile communications operator has launched the Mobile ID service, reports local media.

Group says eID cards offer Brexit alternative 20 November 2018

The UK could address public concerns around immigration within existing Free Movement rules according to a new report published today by Global Future, backed by Lord Andrew Adonis.

Mauritius seeks ePssport consultants 19 November 2018

The government of Mauritius has invited from eligible and qualified local/international bidders for a consultancy for the implementation of e-Passport.

E-gate facility launched in Philippines airports 12 November 2018

Senior officials in the Philippines have said that a total of five e-gates—three in Mactan and two in Davao—became fully operational at the two southern airports last week.

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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

connect:ID 2019 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 29 April 2019 - 01 May 2019
Planet Biometrics 2019 @ Identity Week Event supported by Planet Biometrics 11 June 2019 - 13 June 2020
SDW 2019 @ Identity Week Event supported by Planet Biometrics 11 June 2019 - 13 June 2018

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