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

UK govt delivers early on expanded ePassport gates 23 May 2019

The UK government has delivered early on the commitment made in its spring statement to allow nationals from seven countries to use ePassport gates from June onwards.

IQ Structures launches solution to ID attacks identified by Interpol 21 May 2019

IQ Structures, a Czech research and production organisation, has introduced a solution for protection against attacks on back sides of polycarbonate ID cards

Amadeus teams up with Ljubljana Airport on biometric boarding 17 May 2019

Identity firm Amadeus has said a successful pilot at Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia saw Amadeus take another step towards the creation of a common, centralized industry platform for biometrics.

Hong Kong and Australia to allow mutual eGate access 25 April 2019

Australia has confirmed that Hong Kong citizens to use its automated immigration clearance system at all its international airports from Monday without requiring prior registration.

SPS appoints Itochu as Japan representative 24 April 2019

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS), a developer of contactless and dual interface card manufacturing technologies, has appointed Itochu, one of the largest Japanese  trading companies, as its representative for Japan, a key market in Asia.

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eu-LISA industry roundtable focuses on seamless border crossings 24 April 2019

The eu-LISA (the European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice) is hosting an Industry Roundtable.

Regula updates IRS Secure Documents Ultimate 17 April 2019

Regula has significantly improved the capabilities of its information reference system Secure Documents Ultimate (IRS SDU).

JFK Airport T1 and Vision-Box to roll out facial recognition boarding 11 April 2019

New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport Terminal One Group and Vision-Box have signed a cooperation agreement to roll out one of the largest biometric boarding airport platforms in the US. 

Luminescence Sun Chemical Security to launch new range of machine-readable security inks 03 April 2019

Luminescence Sun Chemical Security, the security inks division of Sun Chemical, will use the forthcoming Currency Conference from 7 to 11 April 2019 in Dubai, UAE, to launch ASPECT.

Tanzania opts for HID Global 26 March 2019

Government of Tanzania selects HID’s citizen ID solutions to add eVisa and ePermit capabilities to its ePassport.

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.

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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

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
ID4Africa 2019 18-20 June 2019

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