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

Trump to delay Real ID deadline due to coronavirus 24 March 2020

US President Trump on Monday said he will extend a October 1 deadline for people to apply for Real ID identification cards that enable citizens to board domestic flights in the United States.

CBP uses blockchain to protect American business 05 March 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is testing innovative blockchain solutions and specifications to enhance the agency’s ability to protect American businesses from intellectual property rights (IPR) theft.  

ICAO takes steps to strengthen global border management and security 04 March 2020

UN aviation agency ICAO has taken steps to strengthen modern border security through the online issuance of a new "Master List" of e-passport authentication certificates.

Singapore issues border measures for Covid-19 03 March 2020

As a precautionary measure taken to minimise the risk of additional imported cases of COVID-19, the Multi-Ministry Taskforce has introduced a Stay-Home Notice (SHN) to be issued to returning Singapore citizens

ArcBlock launches decentralized ID campaign 02 March 2020

ArcBlock, a leading blockchain development platform, and decentralized identity provider has launched its new “I DID IT” initiative

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Texas increases security feature for driver license/ID 02 March 2020

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) began issuing the newly designed Texas driver licenses (DL), identification (ID) cards and license to carry (LTC) cards to all Texans.

Datasonic wins Malaysia-Singapore entry point e-gate contract 28 February 2020

Datasonic Group Bhd has been awarded a facial recognition e-gate supply contract worth RM6.97 million ($1.6mn) by the Malaysian Home Affairs Ministry, reports local media.

Reconnaissance International WP explores digital documents 26 February 2020

A new White Paper, which examines the implications of the transition from physical to digital security documents, has been published by Reconnaissance International.

Gatwick Airport selects Vision-box solution 12 February 2020

Vision-Box’s Orchestra Services Platform and associated technology selected By Gatwick Airport to meet increasing passenger demand and planned growth.

South Africa's border management tender to close soon 10 February 2020

South Africa's tender to invite bids from suitable service providers to support the establishment, roll-out and operationalization of the Border Management Authority, will end on 28 February.

IN Groupe announces the acquisition of Nexus 04 February 2020

IN Groupe (formerly Imprimerie Nationale), a world specialist in identity and secure digital services, entered into a share purchase agreement, as of February 2020, to acquire Nexus. 

KL airport pilots face recognition tech 03 February 2020

Passengers travelling to Japan from Malaysia last week became the first to experience the Single Token Journey concept at KL International Airport.

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.

Socure reveals study on Synthetic Identity Fraud 14 January 2020

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

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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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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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