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

Los Angeles: Vision-Box biometric boarding platform extended to Norwegian Air 18 July 2019

On July 11, the first flight of Norwegian Air using facial recognition for boarding left from Los Angeles airport to Barcelona.

Leonardo Da Vinci Airport achieves eGate success 18 July 2019

Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci airport has hailed been hailed as an example of progress after it became the first Italian airport to have installed the new digital passport control equipment

eGate system to be introduced at BIA 10 July 2019

An eGate system will be introduced at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Sri Lanka's Colombo to allow passengers to clear immigration quickly, Immigration Controller General Pasan Ratnayake said.

DGM Consortium releases statement on Thai ePassport project 04 July 2019

DGM Consortium hsa said it fully respects the Thai Government’s tender process & evaluation benchmarks for the Thai e-Passport project. 

Polymath teams up with blockchain-based digital ID startup Blockpass 20 June 2019

Security token platform Polymath has entered into a strategic collaboration with digital identity verification solution Blockpass for a streamlined identity verification solution.

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How do self-service kiosk systems accelerate EES border control processes? 13 June 2019

In this interview, Michael Schwaiger, Senior Product Manager in the Homeland Security division of Germany's secunet gives us some background info about the biometric Entry/Exit System (EES)

PPG to introduce PPG TESLIN at SDW 2019 03 June 2019

PPG has announced the introduction of PPG TESLIN EMI/RF  

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.

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.

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.

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).

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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

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