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

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.

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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.

NEC to provide facial recognition at airport customs 07 November 2018

NEC has announced that it has received an order from Japan Customs for an electronic customs procedure gate featuring facial recognition for use at the customs inspection area at Japan's busiest international airport. 

Industry welcomes UK ePassport plans 06 November 2018

Parts of the security industry have welcomed the British Chancellor's announcement that the ePassport gates at Heathrow will soon be extended to visitors from outside the European Union.

Corporación America and Vision-Box working on LatAm airports 31 October 2018

Carrasco International Airport has kicked off self-service biometric boarding using Vision-Box tech.

WTTC to coordinate biometric travel pilots 30 October 2018

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced a series of pilot schemes to test the use of biometric technology throughout the end-to-end passenger journey.

TSA releases security roadmap 19 October 2018

US Transportation Security Administration releases plan to expand use of biometric technology

Heathrow to 'go biometric' by 2019 18 October 2018

Heathrow Airport has said its passengers are set for a biometric revolution as the airport announces plans for a full-scale roll out of new biometric services from the summer of 2019. 

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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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