Netherlands

Canada and the Netherlands to Trial Biometrics and Blockchain for Air Travel

Canada and the Netherlands to Trial Biometrics and Blockchain for Air Travel

Canada and the Netherlands are about to test drive biometrics and blockchain for air travel as part of a larger initiative called Known Traveller. The announcement comes amid the World Economic Forum, and upon the launch of the Known Traveller Digital Identity prototype. The product of a wide-ranging collaboration between governments, international hotel chains and…

Safran Equips Dutch Police With Facial Recognition Tech

Safran Equips Dutch Police With Facial Recognition Tech

Safran Identity & Security has delivered facial recognition technology to Dutch police. The company has announced that the National Police of the Netherlands now have access to MorphoBIS Face Expert, a system allowing investigators to apply facial recognition to forensic images; and MorphoBIS Face Detective, which lets police match facial images against those in criminal…

Dutch Football Association Uses Mobile Biometrics to Fight Hooliganism

Dutch Football Association Uses Mobile Biometrics to Fight Hooliganism

The Dutch Football Association, KNVB, is seeking to leverage biometric technology to keep hooligans out of soccer games. To that end, it has commissioned an app from the G4S security company that uses fingerprint scanning and GPS technology to effectively track convicted hooligans. It’s intended as a more effective alternative to the country’s current system,…

Safran Highlights Benefits of Biometrics in Civil Identity

Safran Highlights Benefits of Biometrics in Civil Identity

Safran Identity & Security is highlighting the benefits of biometric authentication. In a new blog post, the company’s VP of Partnerships and Presales, Digital Security and Authentication, Philippe Le Pape, outlines what biometric authentication is and why it is so important. Proclaiming that biometric identification “is superior to traditional passwords and PIN based methods”, Le…

Unisys Selected to Develop Netherlands Custody Management System

Unisys Selected to Develop Netherlands Custody Management System

Unisys has won a contract to provide the Netherlands’ Custodial Institutions Service (Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen, or DJI) with a new custody management system. According to the terms of the 10-year contract, the system will be rolled out starting next year, and will ultimately be in place at prisons across the country. The system will revolved…