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…

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ITS installs kiosks at Cyprus airports 11 July 2018

Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) announced the installation of 74 BORDERXPRESS kiosks at Pafos International Airport (Pafos) and Larnaka International Airport (Larnaka) in Cyprus. 

Sydney Airport and Qantas to trial facial recognition tech 05 July 2018

Qantas passengers on selected international flights are taking part in a groundbreaking trial of facial recognition programming at Sydney Airport. 

De La Rue and Opalux announce the launch of a new security feature 28 June 2018

Anti-counterfeiting and security specialist firm De La Rue has launched its first new security feature as part of its partnership with Opalux, a producer of premium first level security features.

Identity industry readies for SDW 2018 25 June 2018

Government officials and identity industry experts are putting the final touches to conference presentations and exhibition plans ahead of next week’s industry leading identity security event, SDW 2018.

SDW 2018 Interview: secunet on PKI 23 June 2018

Three letters to ease electronic document inspection: PKI

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Precise Biometrics collaborates with NXP on contactless biometric smartcards 07 June 2018

Precise Biometrics, a fingerprint software firm and NXP Semiconductors collaborate to integrate Precise BioMatch Card in NXP’s contactless biometric smart card.


Gemalto wins Colombia ABC deal 03 May 2018

Gemalto and INCOMELEC rollout iris verification in Colombia.

secunet wins Estonia deal 12 April 2018

secunet supplies biometric middleware to the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the country’s border control authority. 

Gambia govt refutes reports that ID deal with Semlex was aborted 04 April 2018

Gambia's government has denied reports in local media that an identity system deal with Belgian firm Semlex is in doubt.

Ghana readies to roll out ID card project 29 March 2018

Ghana's government has handed over a fleet of vehicles and other essential logistics to the National Identification Authority (NIA) to facilitate the nationwide issuance, by the Authority, of a national ID card, known as the Ghana Card.

Veridos completes acquisition of E-Seek 28 March 2018

German identity tech firm Veridos has acquired E-Seek, an American company based in San Diego, California, that specializes in ID card verification technology. 

BCIA taps SITA for self-service kiosks 28 March 2018

Beijing Capital International Airport selects SITA to supply self-service kiosks for passenger check-in.

Gemalto closes in on UK passport deal 23 March 2018

A Home Office spokesperson has confirmed the UK government has selected a preferred bidder for the next UK passport deal following “a rigorous, fair and open competition”, with French firm Gemalto widely believed to have been chosen ahead of Britain's De La Rue.

ANY develop new security offset ink 22 March 2018

The experts of ANY Security Printing Company have developed a new, unique security offset ink that shows five fluorescent features.

Unisys inks EBIS deal with Australian Department of Home Affairs 19 March 2018

Australian Department of Home Affairs signs multi-year contract with Unisys Australia to design and implement new Enterprise Biometric Identification Services system. 

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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.

HID Global - Mobile ID solutions for government-to-citizen applications

Citizen ID documents such as national IDs and driver licenses will ultimately follow the trend toward mobility.

Putting the E in Estonia

This “startup nation” has built a streamlined digital infrastructure of cutting-edge public and private services from the ground up – and it is also a case study of how all countries could benefit from eGovernment

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eID Forum 2018 19-20 September 2018
BIOSIG Germany 24-28 September 2018
Smart Security Week 24-26 September 2018
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