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Securiport Adds Sensors from Integrated Biometrics to Improve Border Security

Securiport Adds Sensors from Integrated Biometrics to Improve Border Security

Securiport has formed a technical partnership with Integrated Biometrics (IB), and will be leveraging the latter’s fingerprint sensors for a variety of biometric border and identification solutions. IB’s fingerprint sensors are FBI-certified, and can be deployed as standalone mobile devices or placed in a fixed system like an eGate or a biometric kiosk. The new…

Auckland Airport Deploys Vision-Box Pre-Security Gates

Auckland Airport Deploys Vision-Box Pre-Security Gates

New Zealand’s Auckland Airport has partnered with Vision-Box to automate some of its security procedures. The airport has deployed 12 new pre-security eGates that will scan passenger boarding passes before allowing them to move on to security areas. The eGates will replace the two employees who manually checked boarding passes under the previous system, and…

SITA Extends Contract for Ghanaian Airport

SITA Extends Contract for Ghanaian Airport

SITA has won a contract to expand its services at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana. The company’s new contract with Ghana Airports Company Limited will see SITA managing all airport passenger processing and baggage management in Terminal 3 over the next five years. SITA already began deploying its systems to the airport a year ago,…

Acuity Delivers Updated ABC eGate and APC Kiosk Data

Acuity Delivers Updated ABC eGate and APC Kiosk Data

“The market research firm has been ahead of the curve in assessing the booming airport and border biometrics markets with previous reports and analysis.” Acuity Market Intelligence has published new updates to its Automated Border Control (ABC) eGate and Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosk Deployment Lists. The market research firm has been ahead of the…

IDEMIA Renews SmartGate Contract with Australian Border Agency

IDEMIA Renews SmartGate Contract with Australian Border Agency

IDEMIA has renewed its border partnership with the Australian Department of Home Affairs. According to the terms of the new contract, IDEMIA will continue to provide the Australian Border Agency with biometric SmartGates for the next five years, helping to ensure that Australia remains at the forefront of the border security conversation. The SmartGate portfolio…

Mobile and Government Biometrics: This Week’s Top Stories

Mobile and Government Biometrics: This Week’s Top Stories

Sometimes, FindBiometrics’ most popular articles in a given week will go in all kinds of directions in terms of topic and theme, and sometimes a week will be dominated by one modality, sector, or major event. But in this week’s roundup, there’s a bit of a thematic odd couple – mobile biometrics and government biometrics.…

Japanese Immigration Authority Orders More Biometric eGates from Panasonic

Japanese Immigration Authority Orders More Biometric eGates from Panasonic

“While the initial trials of Panasonic’s biometric eGates were aimed at Japanese citizens, the company says that 123 of the 203 units that will be in operation thanks to this latest order will be used to process foreign nationals.” The Immigration Services Agency of Japan’s Ministry of Justice is expanding the use of biometric eGates…

Vision-Box Brings Biometric Boarding to Bengaluru Airport

Vision-Box Brings Biometric Boarding to Bengaluru Airport

The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru, India, is rolling out a biometric boarding program in collaboration with Vision-Box. The Digi Yatra project will eventually include 350 touchpoints spread throughout the airport’s entire Terminal 1, making it the largest biometric boarding program in Asia. For now, however, the program will only be available to passengers…

Vision-Box Brings eBorders Expertise to the Secure Identity Alliance

Vision-Box Brings eBorders Expertise to the Secure Identity Alliance

Vision-Box has officially become an Associate Member of the Secure Identity Alliance. The airport biometrics specialist will lend its expertise to the SIA’s eBorders Workgroup, where it will leverage its experience as a provider of biometric passenger control technology to 80 airports around the globe. “With secure eBorders a major issue for governments across the…

Eurotunnel Operates Hands Over New Control Center, Biometric e-Gates to French Authorities

Eurotunnel Operates Hands Over New Control Center, Biometric e-Gates to French Authorities

“The aim is to enhance border security while maintaining traffic flow, and is in part a response to the volatile Brexit situation that has already begun to challenge border authorities.” GetLink, the Paris-based operator of the Eurotunnel between Britain and France, has unveiled new biometric e-Gates for the tunnel’s customs control center. The development arrives…

Yoti’s Mobile ID Tech To Speed Passenger Processing at Heathrow

Yoti’s Mobile ID Tech To Speed Passenger Processing at Heathrow

Yoti has teamed up with Heathrow Airport for a groundbreaking trial of biometric passenger processing technology, the company has announced. The aim is to replace traditional travel documents with digital, biometrically authenticated mobile credentials on passengers’ mobile devices. That will, of course, be facilitated by Yoti’s mobile technology, which is designed to combine document reading…

Vision-Box Expands Biometric Passenger Processing at Lima Airport

Vision-Box Expands Biometric Passenger Processing at Lima Airport

Biometric passenger screening is poised to play a much bigger role at Peru’s Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) in Lima, thanks to Vision-Box technology. The company has facilitated the expansion of a biometric border control system first implemented back in 2016, when airport authorities deployed six Automated Border Control eGates. Now, 12 more biometric eGates have…

Veridos to Provide ePassports, Border eGates to Bangladesh in €340M Contract

Veridos to Provide ePassports, Border eGates to Bangladesh in €340M Contract

Veridos has won a 12-year, €340 million contract to provide the Bangladeshi government with next-generation passport and border control solutions, the company has announced. The contract was awarded to the company by the country’s Ministry of Home Affairs. The project will revolve around the development and issuance of ePassports, with the enrollment and data management processes…