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

Korean Air starts facial recognition boarding in Atlanta 12 November 2019

Korean Air will implement facial recognition boarding in Atlanta, U.S., from November 1. Passengers taking flight KE036 in Atlanta will be able to board after a facial recognition scan without scanning their boarding pass.

Mühlbauer implements new border and visa system in Mozambique 05 November 2019

The Government of the Republic of Mozambique decided to award the German-based company Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH with the task to implement its new visa and border management solution. 

i2c, Ecard collaborate on cross-border travel card 01 November 2019

 i2c, a provider of digital banking and payments processing technology and infrastructure, has announced that ECARD is leveraging i2c's Agile Processing platform to power its payment card offering.

Italy considers social media link with ID 31 October 2019

Italy's government is consdering forcing people to show an ID card before they can open a social media account.

Zamna raises $5m to disrupt airport security checks 29 October 2019

Airport security startup Zamna announced that it has raised a $5 million seed funding round led by LocalGlobe and Oxford Capital.

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Finnair and Finavia pilot biometric authentication in air travel 21 October 2019

Finnair and Finavia have been among the first ones to test the use of biometric authentication in air travel.

Technology to drive advances in passenger experience : IATA 15 October 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the centre of the journey and to achieve greater efficiency from infrastructure.

Facial recognition system installed at Moi International Airport 10 October 2019

IOM Kenya has officially handed over the facial recognition system at Moi International Airport, Mombasa to the Government of Kenya through the Department of Immigration Services (DIS).

Biometrics catch visa cheats in Thailand 10 October 2019

Foreigners who were already blacklisted and banned from re-entering Thailand have been caught at Suvarnabhumi airport thanks to biometric screening procedures

Mühlbauer provides ID card issuance solution for the Republic of Uganda 03 October 2019

According to the independent World Bank Report which was published in late 2018, Uganda’s National ID project is Africa’s fastest implemented and working identification document project.

Identity Week Asia launches full programme 05 September 2019

The organisers of Identity Week Asia have revealed that the full programme is now online and available for download.

Mühlbauer implements passport solution for Fiji 05 September 2019

As part of its major project to modernize the country’s security infrastructure, the Government of the Republic of Fiji decided to evolve its next generation of passports to ePassports.

Critical research on identity in Asia released 29 August 2019

The organisers of Identity Week Asia have released a compilation of the latest and most significant research into the identity Market in the region.

Barbados’ International Airport installs biometric kiosks 28 August 2019

Innovative Travel Solutions by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) announced the expansion of the border control program at Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in Barbados with a total of 48 biometric-enabled kiosks now in use

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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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