Egypt

Russia Demands Biometric Airport Security Before Resumption of Egypt Flights

Russia Demands Biometric Airport Security Before Resumption of Egypt Flights

After a long hiatus, Russia is willing to resume flights to Egypt, but the government wants biometric security in Egyptian airports, according to a report from Daily News Egypt. The planes stopped flying last year in the wake of a deadly terror attack against a Russian flight out of Egypt that killed all 224 passengers…

MorphoTablets Play Important Role in Egyptian Elections

MorphoTablets Play Important Role in Egyptian Elections

Egypt has just concluded its latest parliamentary elections, and Morpho (Safran) played a major role in the process. The company’s MorphoTablets were used to register voters and verify their identification cards. MorphoTablets are equipped with biometric capabilities allowing for large-scale authentication via facial and fingerprint recognition. The devices also feature Bluetooth, cellular, and Wi-Fi connectivity, and…

Cairo Int’l Airport Implements Biometric Screening

Cairo Int’l Airport Implements Biometric Screening

Egypt’s Cairo International Airport has started using a biometric passenger screening system, according to an article in The Cairo Post. The system was set in motion at an inaugural ceremony attended by Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab along with other government officials. It uses facial recognition to identify travelers, matching the biometric data against their…