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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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. 

University uses machine learning on ID cards to predict dropouts 14 March 2018

A new ID card tracking system being used by the University of Arizona keeps a record of how often students interact in social settings on campus (like how frequently they use the campus rec center), what they buy to eat, and their academic performance.

Interview: Cognitec on the importance of analytics 12 March 2018

Planet Biometrics talked to Elke Oberg, Cognitec Marketing Manager, about how that company is addressing video analytics challenges with innovative new solutions.

Jamaica's biometric system to reduce ID theft 05 March 2018

Senior Jamaican officials have said biometric data compiled under the National Identification System (NIDS) will assist in reducing incidents of identity theft.

Miami Airport opens facility for passport screening 01 March 2018

Miami International Airport in the US has opened a new federal inspection facility, providing expedited passport screening through facial recognition.

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Belgian govt's Itsme ID app welcomes 100000 users 15 February 2018

Over 100,000 Belgians have identified themselves with their smartphones since mid-January on government websites such as MyPension and Tax-on-Web,  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Agenda Alexander De Croo said this week.

UAE could 'phase out' immigration officers by 2020 15 February 2018

The UAE’s Ministry of Interior has made the bold projection that is will be able to phase out immigration officers at airports by 2020 through the adoption of AI and biometrics.

More details emerge of Canadian-Dutch digital border app 12 February 2018

The Known Traveller Digital Identity, a joint venture between the governments of Canada and the Netherlands, will be tested first on travellers going between those countries. 

Cairo International taps Gemalto for document readers 12 February 2018

Gemalto supplies Cairo International Airport with automated document readers.

Optaglio details market growth in holographic paper 23 January 2018

The global market for holographic paper is expected to surge during the next five years, says Optaglio. 

One Identity acquires Balabit 18 January 2018

Identity and access management (IAM) firm One Identity, has acquired privileged access management (PAM) vendor Balabit to enhance its PAM portfolio of products.

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.

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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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