Otay Mesa

Unisys Tech Used in CBP Border Screening Trial

Unisys Tech Used in CBP Border Screening Trial

Unisys technology is helping the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to conduct is biometric screening trial at the Otay Mesa border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, the company has announced. The project, launched late last year, is meant to test the viability of using biometric technology to effectively screen and track non-US…

CBP Begins New Phase of Biometric Border Screening Project

CBP Begins New Phase of Biometric Border Screening Project

The next phase of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s Otay Mesa biometric screening trial is now underway, with non-US citizens having their irises and faces scanned both on the way into the US and on the way out to Mexico. First announced last August, the project began trial in December, at first…

CBP Prepares Next Phase of Otay Mesa Border Project

CBP Prepares Next Phase of Otay Mesa Border Project

The US Customs and Border Protection agency is moving on to the next phase of its Otay Mesa biometric border screening project. The San Diego neighborhood lies at the border between the US and Mexico, and is one of the busiest border checkpoints between the countries, having processed 14.8 million travelers last year. As such,…

Iris ID Provides Crucial Biometric Tech for CBP Border Project

Iris ID Provides Crucial Biometric Tech for CBP Border Project

Iris ID is providing some of the crucial biometric technology being used in the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s pilot project at a major US-Mexico border. Located at San Diego’s Otay Mesa Port of Entry, the project aims to use biometric identification on non-US citizens entering and leaving the country. It was first…