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

Philadelphia Airport to pilot biometric exit screening 16 January 2020

Beginning January 21, 2020, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) will implement a 45-day pilot of biometric screening technologies at three international gates to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) process departing passengers.

Signicat appoints new CEO and Chairman 14 January 2020

Signicat, a leader in verified digital identity solutions, is bringing in new expertise and capabilities to help accelerate its international expansion

Socure reveals study on Synthetic Identity Fraud 14 January 2020

Socure has published a new whitepaper on the growing issue of synthetic identity fraud,

AI firm tricks face recognition at airport 19 December 2019

Researchers with artificial-intelligence firm Kneron said they fooled facial-recognition software at an airport and mobile-payment kiosks using a printed mask.

Alaska encourages residents to get REAL ID-compliant driver license 18 December 2019

The Alaska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has reminded Alaska residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, all travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver license, identification card or another acceptable form of identification to board a commercial flight.

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CBP and privacy groups discuss Biometric Entry-Exit 12 December 2019

US Customs and Border Protection met yesterday with leading privacy experts to discuss CBP’s implementation of the Congressional biometric entry-exit mandate.

Thruvision to provide screening tech to US Customs and Border Protection 10 December 2019

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has deployed Thruvision people screening technology at select ports of entry 

DigiCert and Ubisecure partner for next-generation ID 04 December 2019

DigiCert and Ubisecure, a digital identity services provider and accredited Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuer through the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF), today jointly announced their collaboration to help solve organizational identity challenges through the addition of LEIs into future DigiCert offerings

Conservatives pledge automated border security 02 December 2019

The Conservatives want to use automated entrance and exit checks to identify individuals who have overstayed their visa, under measures to strengthen border security after Brexit.

Signicat and SurePay partner on digital ID 02 December 2019

Signicat and SurePay, a payment information service, have partnered to integrate SurePay’s bank account verification service with Signicat’s Digital Identity Platform.

Interview: HID on CID 28 November 2019

HID VP & Managing Director Jessica Westerouen van Meeteren told Security Document World about how the firm is addressing CID trends.

Bangladesh to begin distribution of ePassports from July 15 November 2019

Bangladesh's Department of Immigration and Passports (DIP) has said distribution of digital passports, also known as ePassports, may begin from July 2020. 

Korean Air starts facial recognition boarding in Atlanta 12 November 2019

Korean Air will implement facial recognition boarding in Atlanta, U.S., from November 1. Passengers taking flight KE036 in Atlanta will be able to board after a facial recognition scan without scanning their boarding pass.

Mühlbauer implements new border and visa system in Mozambique 05 November 2019

The Government of the Republic of Mozambique decided to award the German-based company Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH with the task to implement its new visa and border management 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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