Iris ID will be outfitting Securiport with its contactless IrisAccess iris recognition scanners. Securiport is a border management specialist that currently provides security gates and automated kiosks for airports, seaports, and other international checkpoints.
The new partnership will allow Securiport to integrate the IrisAccess scanner into its various security products. The technology will give the company another way to verify the identities of travelers and help border authorities clamp down on illegal international activity.
“Terrorists and other illegal travelers are increasingly using fraudulent travel documents at points of entry,” said Securiport President and CEO Enrique Segura. “The Iris ID technology is a valuable addition to our proprietary solutions that deliver a more secure travel environment.”
Like other contactless security solutions, IrisAccess will also limit the number of interactions that people have with shared devices, which will in turn help slow the spread of COVID-19 and other pathogens.
“Our contactless technology can authenticate people carrying digital health certificates without contributing to the spread of pathogens,” said Iris ID Global Sales and Business Development VP Mohammed Murad. “Also, our readers are effective when used by people wearing personal protective equipment such as gloves, masks and goggles. We are seeing a big increase in demand for non-contact and frictionless biometric applications.”
Before the pandemic, Securiport announced that it would be integrating fingerprint sensors into its security solutions through a new partnership with Integrated Biometrics. It’s unclear if those plans have changed due to the current health and travel environment, though it is worth noting that Iris ID also happens to be an Integrated Biometrics partner. Back in January, the two companies revealed that IB’s Sherlock fingerprint scanner is now compatible with Iris ID’s iCAM M300 handheld device.
In other news, Iris ID recently partnered the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to provide iris recognition modules for prisoner identification.
July 14, 2020 – by Eric Weiss