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

Paper technologies take spotlight in new report 17 January 2018

The numerous and complex anti-counterfeiting solutions that are used in passport pages have been highlighted in a new white paper released by Gemalto.

Tunisian biometric ID programme faces privacy challenge 15 January 2018

A biometric ID card proposal has officially been withdrawn from consideration in the Assembly of the Representatives of the People (ARP) in Tunisia, say NGO groups.

Namibia launches ePassport 09 January 2018

Namibia's home affairs ministry has launched a biometric passport with enhanced security features.

Optaglio develops mathematical simulation for smarter hologram design 03 January 2018

High-resolution security holograms firm Optaglio has announced meeting a key milestone in its holograms mathematic simulation project, delivered together with Ostrava Technical University.

BA trials biometric boarding at LAX 20 December 2017

British Airways trials self-service biometric boarding gates.

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Kona I and Linxens enter agreement 11 December 2017

Smartcards and payment solutions provider Kona I and Linxens, which is involved in the design and manufacture of microconnectors for smartcards and RFID Antennas & Inlays have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.

Eurosmart expects ‘strong’ growth in government smartcard market 29 November 2017

Digital security industry alliance Eurosmart has projected a double-digit yearly increase for 2017 for the government and healthcare markets, accounting for 510 million secure elements to be shipped this year. 

IDEMIA and RCL trial tech 16 November 2017

IDEMIA and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd complete biometric trial with US Customs and Border Protection.

Research centre develops best practices for ABCs 15 November 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and its partners have developed a set of best practices for automated border control. 

IDEMIA highlights biometric tech at Changi 15 November 2017

Identity solutions firm IDEMIA has revealed details about how its biometric technology is powering authentication at Changi Airport's new terminal in Singapore. 

Papua New Guinea mulling biometric voter database 13 November 2017

Island nation Papua New Guinea is mulling a biometric database to use in upcoming elections.

Maldives ID card to include eGovernment functions 02 November 2017

Senior Maldives officials have confirmed that the new ID card can also be used for payments and egovernment functions.

New law enables 10-year Filipino ePassports 02 November 2017

The period of validity of Philippine passports will double to 10 years, instead of the current five years — as the new passport law kicks in.

CBP deploys biometric exit tech to Miami International Airport 27 October 2017

US Customs and Border Protection has announced the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to Miami International Airport (MIA) for a select flight.

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Features

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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Events

Border Security Expo 2018 31 January 2018 - 02 February 2018
LAAD Security 2018 10-12 April 2018
connect:ID 2018 Event supported  by Planet Biometrics 30 April 2018 - 02 May 2018
SDW 2018 Event supported  by Planet Biometrics 25-27 June 2018

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