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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Thales and Inetum deliver border management at Valencia and Bilbao Airports 25 March 2021

Thales and Inetum provide the airports of Valencia and Bilbao with more than 45 Automatic Border Control gates ( ABC Gates ) leveraging facial recognition and automatic document verification.

TSA testing touchless checkpoint technologies at DTW 09 March 2021

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is beginning a new round of testing of a biometric facial comparison technology.  

Veridos and idpeople win ePassport tender 24 February 2021

The Kingdom of Denmark, represented by the Danish National Police, has enlisted Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, and the Danish ID specialist idpeople to design, produce and personalize new electronic passports

Airport management to enhance airport operations 24 February 2021

Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Data Integration to Drive Global Total Airport Management (TAM) Market Growth, 2030, finds that total airport management (TAM) aims to address multiple challenges faced by airports across various operational categories.

Shufti Pro launches no-installation COVID Pass for test verification 22 February 2021

Shufti Pro, an identity verification services provider has rolled out its Digital COVID Pass solution for fast and authentic COVID test verification at public facilities airports, shopping malls and local travel stations.

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Alaska Airlines offers international fliers VeriFLY 08 February 2021

International guests arriving in the U.S. can streamline their required COVID-19 documents starting Feb. 5 using the third-party app VeriFLY.

Trade body cautions on COVID certificates 03 February 2021

Law enforcement agencies to step up investment in anti-counterfeiting measures including product security devices, warns an international trade body.

Europol warns on false negative COVID-19 certificates 01 February 2021

Europol has noted that, as long as travel restrictions remain in place due to the pandemic, it is very likely that criminals will seize the opportunity of producing and selling fake COVID-19 test certificates,

VST points to benefits of COVID passport 25 January 2021

British tech company VST Enterprises (VSTE) warned airlines and the travel industry in December of last year of ‘Covid related security threats’ prior to the chaotic scenes that unfolded at Heathrow airport last Monday.

B.C. phasing out travel ID cards 19 January 2021

Canada's British Columbia is phasing out the enhanced driver’s licence (EDL) and enhanced identification card (EIC), originally offered to ease entry into the U.S.

Veridos taking part in EU autonomous border R&D 14 January 2021

Veridos, a leading provider of integrated identity solutions, is taking part in EU-funded research projects to enable the next generation of on-the-fly identity verification, investigating new biometric modalities.

DHS modernizes critical identification requirements 29 December 2020

As a result of extensive state, industry, and government collaboration, Congress has passed the bipartisan REAL ID Modernization Act. The Act modernizes REAL ID requirements originally set more than 15 years ago.

SITA acclaimed for airport automation advances 15 December 2020

Based on its recent analysis of the airport management market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes SITA with the 2020 Asia-Pacific Airport Automation Growth Innovation & Leadership Excellence Frost Radar Award.

CBP introduces biometric facial comparison at Andrade, CA 09 December 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology at the pedestrian border crossing in Andrade, CA. 

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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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