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

Veridos taking part in EU autonomous border R&D 14 January 2021

Veridos, a leading provider of integrated identity solutions, is taking part in EU-funded research projects to enable the next generation of on-the-fly identity verification, investigating new biometric modalities.

DHS modernizes critical identification requirements 29 December 2020

As a result of extensive state, industry, and government collaboration, Congress has passed the bipartisan REAL ID Modernization Act. The Act modernizes REAL ID requirements originally set more than 15 years ago.

SITA acclaimed for airport automation advances 15 December 2020

Based on its recent analysis of the airport management market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes SITA with the 2020 Asia-Pacific Airport Automation Growth Innovation & Leadership Excellence Frost Radar Award.

CBP introduces biometric facial comparison at Andrade, CA 09 December 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology at the pedestrian border crossing in Andrade, CA. 

Entrust launches Sigma DS4 16 November 2020

Entrust, a leading provider of trusted identities, payments and data protection, announced the Sigma DS4 Printer for instant financial issuance

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Identity Week goes live on Monday. Complimentary passes available 12 November 2020

Identity Week 2020 Virtual will start livestreaming to more than 3000 attendees from next Monday.

Veridos launches new eVisa solution 11 November 2020

Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, announced its SmartTravel solution as the latest addition to its innovative portfolio.

CBP introduces biometric facial comparison 04 November 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology at the pedestrian border crossings in Detroit, Michigan and Champlain, New York.

Secunet reports revenue rise 04 November 2020

Secunet Security Networks, a leading German provider of high-quality, trustworthy IT security and IT security partner of the Federal Republic of Germany, has reported that revenues and earnings up significantly year-on-year after the first nine months of 2020

CBP introduces simplified arrival at LAX 02 November 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in partnership with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced  the implementation of Simplified Arrival at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Des Moines International gets new TSA authentication tech 29 October 2020

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Des Moines International Airport is now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real time.

Vision-Box deploys contactless passenger experience for Emirates 27 October 2020

Vision-Box, a leader in biometrics seamless travel, has announced the implementation of an integrated Biometric experience for Emirates Airline at Terminal 3 of the Dubai International Airport.

Fujitsu, JCB, and Mizuho Bank to test digital ID interoperability 20 October 2020

Fujitsu and Mizuho Bank announced a joint demonstration trial aimed at further advancing a digital society

Entrust partners with Sysmosoft on digital signature 08 October 2020

Entrust has partnered with Sysmosoft, a provider of secure solutions for digital banking processes, to provide a comprehensive solution for digital signature management.

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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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