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Vision-Box Begins Seamless Flow Trial at Rome Airport

Vision-Box Begins Seamless Flow Trial at Rome Airport

Vision-Box is moving forward with a pilot of its Seamless Flow One-ID platform at the Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy. The platform uses facial recognition technology to reduce the amount of time that travelers need to move through the airport. The pilot will last for a period of six months, and will only be available…

Biometric Passenger Processing Specialist Helps Lead Digital Identity Conversation in Davos

Biometric Passenger Processing Specialist Helps Lead Digital Identity Conversation in Davos

Vision-Box is at the forefront of the digital identity conversation at this week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where Business Development VP Richard Camman sat on a panel that discussed ways to cultivate “A More Useful, Safe and Valuable Identity” for the digital economy. During the panel, Camman noted that air travel is expected…

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…

Vision-Box Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Portugal

Vision-Box Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Portugal

The border control and digital identity specialist Vision-Box has opened a new manufacturing facility in Abóboda, Portugal. With 8,000 square feet of warehouse and factory space, the new one-floor facility immediately becomes Vision-Box’s largest production center and will allow the company to triple its manufacturing capacity. “The Abóboda factory and warehouse facility serves the company’s…

Lufthansa Launches Biometric Boarding at JFK Airport

Lufthansa Launches Biometric Boarding at JFK Airport

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Lufthansa Airlines has launched a biometric self-boarding gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 1. This comes almost 11 months after JetBlue debuted a similar service at JFK’s Terminal 5 following an extensive pilot project at Logan International Airport in Boston. During that trial, over 50,000 passengers used biometric…

Vision-Box Renews SmartGate Partnership with Australian Government

Vision-Box Renews SmartGate Partnership with Australian Government

Vision-Box has extended its partnership with the Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA), reaching an agreement that will allow the SmartGate Departure Program to continue through 2026. The two organizations first began working together in 2015, when Vision-Box provided DHA with biometric SmartGates to improve the flow of traffic through Australia’s airports. The scope of…

Norwegian Air Deploys Vision-Box eGates at LAX

Norwegian Air Deploys Vision-Box eGates at LAX

Another Scandinavian airline has introduced biometric boarding at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Norwegian Air has teamed up with Vision-Box to allow passengers to board flights using a facial recognition scan for authentication. The Vision-Box biometric eGates have been in use since a July 11th Norwegian Air flight from Los Angeles to Barcelona. Vision-Box’s technology…

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 Biometric Algorithm Boasts Top-15 NIST Performance

Vision-Box Biometric Algorithm Boasts Top-15 NIST Performance

Vision-Box has announced that its Vision-Box FR facial recognition algorithm has achieved a top-15 performance in the latest round of testing by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The border control specialist did particularly well in the live-to-live recognition test set, thereby demonstrating its utility for identity verification in a high-volume setting like…

Finnair, Vision-Box Launch Biometric Boarding System at LAX

Finnair, Vision-Box Launch Biometric Boarding System at LAX

Finnair has become the latest international airline to trial biometric boarding at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), in collaboration with biometric identification specialist Vision-Box. The Finnish airline first implemented the technology on April 9th, allowing passengers to board their flights without the need to show boarding passes or passports, instead submitting to a brief…

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…

Vision-Box Provides Biometric eGates for Updated Bahrain Airport

Vision-Box Provides Biometric eGates for Updated Bahrain Airport

The Bahrain International Airport is overhauling its infrastructure with a new Passenger Terminal Building, which will feature 22 biometric eGates courtesy of Vision-Box. The new building is part of the BIA’s ongoing Airport Modernization Programme, and is designed to up the airport’s yearly capacity to 14 million passengers. “The new Automated Border Control platform will…

Vision-Box Brings Biometric eGates to Amsterdam Airport

Vision-Box Brings Biometric eGates to Amsterdam Airport

Vision-Box has announced that a trial of its Seamless Flow boarding platform is now underway for Cathay Pacific passengers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The Seamless Flow platform uses facial recognition technology to identify travelers, and is designed to eliminate the need for paper documentation and streamline the flow of people through the airport.   “Now, you…

Carrasco Airport to Expand Biometric Boarding Program

Carrasco Airport to Expand Biometric Boarding Program

Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo is expanding its use of biometric technology from Vision-Box, launched a self-service boarding system based on facial recognition. The airport first started using Vision-Box technology back in 2016, when it embraced the company’s “Easy Airport” system for security screening. The solution used facial recognition to match travelers to their e-passports,…

Vision-Box Gets Bengaluru Client Just Two Months After Opening Indian Office

Vision-Box Gets Bengaluru Client Just Two Months After Opening Indian Office

Vision-Box has found its latest client in southern India, announcing that Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has ordered its biometric automated passenger boarding technology. BIAL is the operator of the Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) in Bengaluru. Vision-Box says its technology will be implemented to enable the automatic identification of travelers as they proceed through the airport,…

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…

Vision-Box Officially Arrives in India

Vision-Box Officially Arrives in India

Vision-Box is now open for business in India, with its new New Delhi office having officially opened last week. First announced in early June, the office is intended to help the Portugal-based company target opportunities for its biometric air travel solutions in the Indian market, where biometric services are increasingly prominent thanks to its Aadhaar…

Vision-Box Sees Aadhaar Opportunities with New Delhi Office

Vision-Box Sees Aadhaar Opportunities with New Delhi Office

Vision-Box will open a new office in India at the end of this month, the company has announced. The office will be located in the Jor Bagh neighbourhood of New Delhi. In a statement announcing the plans, Vision-Box noted that India accounts for over 17 percent of the global population, and that India will be…

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