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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Fujitsu, JCB, and Mizuho Bank to test digital ID interoperability 20 October 2020

Fujitsu and Mizuho Bank announced a joint demonstration trial aimed at further advancing a digital society

Entrust partners with Sysmosoft on digital signature 08 October 2020

Entrust has partnered with Sysmosoft, a provider of secure solutions for digital banking processes, to provide a comprehensive solution for digital signature management.

Winnipeg International Airport launches six Vision-Box eGates 16 September 2020

Beginning September 1, 2020, six Vision-Box Automated Border Control (ABC) eGates will greet arriving travellers enrolled in the NEXUS Program at Winnipeg International Airport.

Seychelles deploys Travizory tech 16 September 2020

The Republic of Seychelles is going live with Travizory technology to facilitate the collection and analysis of traveler documentation to ensure re-opening of the borders in the safest manner

Jordan PM wants improved better infrastructure, measures at border 08 September 2020

Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz told ministers this week while that most of the infrastructure work at the Al-Omari border crossing with Saudi Arabia has been completed, that similar work at the Jaber land crossing with Syria will also be stepped up.

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Heathrow and Yoti partner on COVID test 02 September 2020

The UK’s leading travel hub, Heathrow Airport, trialled a new Covid-19 test, “FRANKD with Yoti”.

SITA facilitates biometrics, touchless travel at Beijing airport 24 August 2020

SITA, a technology provider for the air transport industry, announces its most extensive biometric deployment to date and a new completely contactless experience for passengers traveling through Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA).

Instagram to require govt ID 20 August 2020

Instagram will begin asking people to confirm who’s behind an account when the social media firm sees a pattern of potential inauthentic behavior. 

Republic of the Congo launches biometric Tax ID solution 17 August 2020

In close cooperation with the Congolese Ministry of Finance and Budget, Mühlbauer developed a modern solution for the issuance of biometric tax identification cards for all Congolese citizens and legal entities.

Travizory helps countries reopen borders safely 12 August 2020

Travizory has secured investment from Atlantic Labs for its traveler management platform, which provides seamless digital interactions between travelers and host countries.

Vision Box deploys automated gates at Terminal 1 of Kansai International Airport 05 August 2020

Vision-Box has announced the launch of automated pre-security gates at the Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan, the second largest airport in the Vinci Group, handling over 30 million passengers annually.

Commission launches public consultation on the eIDAS Regulation 29 July 2020

The EU Commission has launched a public consultation on the revision of the rules on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market, the eIDAS Regulation.

UK government launches consultation on 2025 Border Strategy 27 July 2020

The UK government has launched a consultation on the 2025 UK Border Strategy.

New self bag drop solution at Tokyo International Airport Haneda 23 July 2020

The 4th biggest airport in the world commissioned the Japanese provider Toyo Kanetsu K.K. (TKK) and the German provider Materna IPS (Intelligent Passenger Solutions) with the provision of a unique self bag-drop solution at the Terminal 2 international facilities.

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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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