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

App using Regula SDK improves border efficiency in Portugal 29 May 2020

Regula has recently cooperated with the Portuguese software developers Present Technologies to help launch SEF Mobile application.

Mastercard joins ID2020 Alliance 27 May 2020

Mastercard has announced that it will join the ID2020 Alliance, a global multi-stakeholder partnership dedicated to enabling everyone to have access to a viable and trusted form of legal identity.

Identity fraud losses rise 15% 21 May 2020

The 2020 Identity Fraud Report, released by Javelin Strategy & Research, reveals financial institutions’ methods to identify and respond to fraud are no match for criminals’ high-tech schemes to hijack consumer accounts.

Event to cover Biometric Touchless ID and Contactless Clearance 20 May 2020

An upcoming webinar hosted by the Festival of Identity event will cover contactless biometric travel.

Connly elected to Zebra board of directors 20 May 2020

Zebra Technologies has announced its stockholders have elected Linda M. Connly to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.  

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Webinar explores touchless biometrics to tackle COVID-19 18 May 2020

An upcoming webinar as part of the ground-breaking Festival of Identity series will see a biometric expert cover the field of contactless authentication in "Connecting with Each Other in a Post COVID-19 Touchless World".

Thales commended by Frost & Sullivan for government-to-citizen mobile ID solution 11 May 2020

Based on its recent analysis of the global mobile identification (ID) wallet solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Thales with the 2019 Global Company of the Year Award. 

IATA calls for passenger face covering 11 May 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew while on board aircraft as a critical part of a layered approach to biosecurity

AirportGateway goes International within 14 airports across New Zealand 06 May 2020

ID security software pioneers IDGateway have successfully launched their AirportGateway ID pass management platform with the New Zealand Aviation Security Service at their airports in New Zealand.

ICAO Council establishes COVID-19 Aviation Recovery Task Force 30 April 2020

Representatives from the 36 countries on the Governing Council of the UN International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have established a new COVID-19 Aviation Recovery Task Force. 

Trustopia selects Acuant for Identity Verification 27 April 2020

Acuant, a leading global provider of identity verification solutions, announced that Trustopia is using its award-winning Trusted Identity Platform to provide seamless onboarding and authentication in its people screening ecosystem

Festival of Identity to host world's largest ID webinar series 22 April 2020

Science Media Partners has announced plans for a groundbreaking online event entitled the Festival of Identity, noting it will be a new, positive, and exciting webinar platform that will serve the whole identity community during these difficult times.

Orell Füssli targets switch to digital ID 20 April 2020

Orell Füssli CEO Daniel Link has told Swiss media that he is convinced that digital identity will play an increasingly important role in society. In March, the firm acquired a stake in e-government solution provider Procivis.

GlobalPlatform supports SESIP for IoT certification 14 April 2020

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has announced it will help device makers and certification bodies adopt the Security Evaluation Standard for IoT Platforms (SESIP) methodology.

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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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Events

Identity Week Asia 2020 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 3-4 November 2020
Identity Week London Event supported by Planet Biometrics 17-18 November 2020
connect:ID 2021 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 17-18 March 2021

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