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Vision-Box Launches Dashboard Tool for Airport Analytics

Vision-Box Launches Dashboard Tool for Airport Analytics

Vision-Box is further enhancing its Orchestra airport management platform with a new analytics solution called VB Dashbox. It’s a web-based dashboard interface designed to collect a range of metrics coming in through Vision-Box’s various passenger tracking tools, giving administrators an overview of the operational picture. And the widget-based interface is customizable, allowing users to tailor…

Aruba Happy Flow to Get ‘Centre of Excellence’

Aruba Happy Flow to Get ‘Centre of Excellence’

About two years after its launch, the Aruba Happy Flow program is being reinforced with a renewed partnership between Vision-Box and the Aruba Airport Authority. At its outset, Aruba Happy Flow was one of the first automated biometric passenger screening programs in the world, and it quickly proved itself as a template for other deployments,…

Australian Government Hires Vision-Box to Provide Contactless Airport Screening Tech

Australian Government Hires Vision-Box to Provide Contactless Airport Screening Tech

The Australian government has contracted Vision-Box to provide biometric screening technology for arrivals at the country’s international airports. The contract builds on a relationship previously established when Vision-Box was selected to provide biometric SmartGates at airport departures as part of the Seamless Traveller program launched in 2015. The new contract covers a three-year period, and…

Vision-Box Focuses on Biometric Entry-Exit Applications at Connect:ID

Vision-Box Focuses on Biometric Entry-Exit Applications at Connect:ID

Vision-Box is demonstrating the versatility of its biometric screening technology in highlighting its biometric exit applications at this week’s Connect:ID expo. The company’s platform revolves around the automated biometric screening of travelers at airports and other border checkpoints. While it has seen multiple major deployments aimed at reducing passenger wait times and improving the efficiency…

Vision-Box’s Seamless Gateway System Offers Passive Biometric Passenger Screening at Airports

Vision-Box’s Seamless Gateway System Offers Passive Biometric Passenger Screening at Airports

Vision-Box has announced the next step in its pioneering airport screening automation technology: Seamless Gateway, a system offering passive biometric identification of passengers. The system was announced at this week’s Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam and in partnership with the Netherlands’ Schiphol airport. Vison-Box and Schiphol first announced that they were working together on a…

Biometric Airport Screening Program Takes Shape in Canada

Biometric Airport Screening Program Takes Shape in Canada

The Canada Border Services Agency has launched a new automated traveler screening program based on facial recognition, according to a CBC report. Dubbed the Primary Inspection Kiosk (PIK) program, it’s starting to take shape as international airports in Ottawa, Toronto, and Quebec City pave the way with requests for tender. In the case of Toronto’s…

Vision-Box Celebrates French Rail Station Deployment of Biometric eGates

Vision-Box Celebrates French Rail Station Deployment of Biometric eGates

Vision-Box is celebrating the success of its first deployment of biometric automated eGate technology with a private transportation service. The project was implemented in France’s St. Pancras International rail station in collaboration with the Eurostar transportation company, and with the cooperation of the French Ministry of Interior and border police. The eGates are meant to…

Vision-Box Confirms ‘Long-Term’ Schiphol Airport Partnership

Vision-Box Confirms ‘Long-Term’ Schiphol Airport Partnership

Vision-Box has confirmed that it is the biometric technology partner for Schiphol airport’s new biometric passenger screening initiative, and it’s buckling in for the long haul. The project was announced this week, with authorities at the Dutch airport revealing that they would trial a biometric passenger screening option in collaboration with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.…

Vision-Box Cites Progress in Sint Maarten Airport Upgrade

Vision-Box Cites Progress in Sint Maarten Airport Upgrade

“The system now allows passengers to conduct their own security screening, with the system using facial recognition to match their scanned images to those on their passports.” The airport of a major Caribbean vacation destination, Sint Maarten of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is getting a biometric upgrade. Vision-Box is providing its technology and expertise…

Vision-Box Tech Modernizes Lithuanian Driver License Issuance

Vision-Box Tech Modernizes Lithuanian Driver License Issuance

Vision-Box has just completed a major driver license project in Lithuania. Together with IT integrator ATEA, the company has provided new license issuance and management technology to Registra, the state enterprise charged with overseeing driver license issuance. The new system uses vb e-pass desktop and kiosk systems to capture drivers’ facial biometrics and digital signatures.…

Vision-Box Officially Launches Passenger Screening and Analytics Platform

Vision-Box Officially Launches Passenger Screening and Analytics Platform

Vision-Box has officially launched its Orchestra platform, taking a turn in the spotlight at last week’s Future Travel Experience expo in Singapore. The platform first emerged as a biometric security system designed to streamline the passenger screening experience at airports. In that aim, it proved successful, with examples like Vision-Box’s Aruba Happy Flow project helping to…

Vision-Box Expands Airport Biometrics Beyond Security Screening to Passenger Analytics

Vision-Box Expands Airport Biometrics Beyond Security Screening to Passenger Analytics

Vision-Box has officially launched Orchestra, an airport enhancement platform based on biometrics. The company made its move at this week’s Future Travel Experience Global 2016 Conference in Las Vegas. The platform was first announced earlier this year ahead of the Passenger Terminal Expo in Cologne, and is based on the technology underlying Vision-Box’s highly successful Aruba…

Australian Biometric Airport Screening Project Completed

Australian Biometric Airport Screening Project Completed

Vision-Box is celebrating a big milestone: Its Automated Border Control (ABC) technology is now live at all of Australia’s major airports. As in similar deployments elsewhere in the world, Vision-Box’s system here uses facial recognition to match citizens’ faces as scanned at the ABC e-gates to the corresponding biometric data on their passports. In other words,…

Mato Grosso State Pilots Vision-Box Tech in the Courthouse

Mato Grosso State Pilots Vision-Box Tech in the Courthouse

Authorities in Brazil’s Mato Grosso state are testing out biometric technology in criminal hearings. The aim is to improve the identification process for individuals caught in the country’s summary hearing process, which is designed to bring criminals caught in the act before a judge within 24 hours of the crime. Previously, such persons were identified…

RIOgaleão Airport Implements Vision-Box ABC Solution

RIOgaleão Airport Implements Vision-Box ABC Solution

Vision-Box’s biometric ABC (Automated Border Control) solution has been deployed at another major airport, the company has announced. It’s now being used to process Brazilian citizens at the RIOgaleão – Tom Jobim International Airport. It’s a major deployment. RIOgaleão processed 17 million travelers last year, and Vision-Box says its solution is being deployed at Terminal 2, where…

Vision-Box ABC Solution Deployed at Copenhagen Airport

Vision-Box ABC Solution Deployed at Copenhagen Airport

Vision-Box’s biometric Automated Border Control (ABC) security screening technology is now being used at Copenhagen Airport, the company has announced. The system has been implemented in cooperation with Denmark-based Biometric Solutions. The system is being used to offer self-service security screening to EU citizens with ePassports entering or exiting the Schengen area. The system uses…

Border Control & National ID Month: Multimodal Airports

Border Control & National ID Month: Multimodal Airports

The Rise of Multimodality and The Need For Biometric Border Control Biometrics in airports are not completely dissimilar to biometrics in financial services. A few years ago, before the big mobile biometrics boom kicked off with Apple’s Touch ID, there was a competition between biometric modalities as vendors bumped shoulders to be at the front…

Vision-Box Promotes Border Control Solutions at Government Conference

Vision-Box Promotes Border Control Solutions at Government Conference

Vision-Box recently found a major promotional opportunity for its biometric border control solutions. The company sponsored a conference on the theme of “Europe and the refugees – risks and opportunities” at this year’s SEF/SCIF Annual Congress, a meeting of the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) and its union. Vision-Box has been a key partner…

Curaçao Airport Deploys Vision-Box ABC Solution

Curaçao Airport Deploys Vision-Box ABC Solution

The tropical island country of Curaçao has implemented an automated border control (ABC) eGate system from Vision-Box. Deployed at the Curaçao International Airport, the system is intended to improve the traveler experience, with Curaçao’s tourism industry being a major economic sector. The airport’s managers are working to expand its capacity from 1.6 to 2.5 million travelers per year,…

Vision-Box Founders Win Portuguese EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Vision-Box Founders Win Portuguese EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Vision-Box‘s founders have won the Portuguese edition of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. CEO Miguel Leitmann and Chairman Bento Correia are now eligible to proceed to the EY (formerly Ernst & Young) finals in Monaco this June. The award was bestowed in recognition of the success of Vision-Box, which pioneered the concept of…

Vision-Box Aims New Platform at ‘All Air, Land and Sea Borders’

Vision-Box Aims New Platform at ‘All Air, Land and Sea Borders’

As next week’s connect:ID conference approaches, Vision-Box is taking aim at the government sector with its new Orchestra solution. Orchestra was unveiled earlier this week as the platform that formed the basis for Happy Flow, an automated passenger screening project at Aruba’s Queen Beatrix Airport. Using biometric identification in a highly automated passenger processing system, Happy…

Vision-Box to Showcase Automated, Biometric Passenger Screening Platform at PTE 2016

Vision-Box to Showcase Automated, Biometric Passenger Screening Platform at PTE 2016

Passenger Terminal Expo 2016 is happening in Cologne next week, and Vision-Box is planning a strong showing with its automated passenger flow system. Vision-Box has already seen acclaim for its high-profile border control deployment: Aruba’s Happy Flow project at the Queen Beatrix Airport. That program saw the use of biometric authentication to automate the airport’s passenger…

Aruba Airport Expands Vision-Box eGate Solution

Aruba Airport Expands Vision-Box eGate Solution

With Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport (also known as Aruba Airport) having seen the benefits of biometric Automated Border Control eGates, its managers have now expanded the solution. Aruba Airport has now seen even more eGates at both its Arrivals and Departures areas as of this past December. The airport’s fully automated Happy Flow pilot project was…

Vision-Box eGate Deployment Dramatically Reduces Screening Time

Vision-Box eGate Deployment Dramatically Reduces Screening Time

Vision-Box has announced the completion of another major deployment: Its automated border control (ABC) eGate technology is now processing passengers at the Viracopos International Airport in Brazil. It’s one of the country’s busiest airports, having seen a record 10.3 million passengers last year. To cope with such high traffic, airport authorities looked to Vision-Box’s ABC…

Vision-Box Recognized for ‘Happy Flow’ Border Solution

Vision-Box Recognized for ‘Happy Flow’ Border Solution

Vision-Box has won a major new accolade for its border control technology. At the inaugural Radiant eID Awards, organized by the Asia Pacific Smart Card Association, Vision-Box’s Aruba Happy Flow project won the Radiant Pioneer Award. Aruba Happy Flow is a joint project undertaken with the Aruba Government, the Aruba Queen Beatrix International Airport, the…

News Roundup: Biometrics In Banking

News Roundup: Biometrics In Banking

This past week at FindBiometrics: Financial Biometrics Month continued as we examined the benefits of biometric banking and released new videos from the recent Money20/20 conference. In the news we saw novelty, innovation and diversity when reporting on new products and integrations, while Q3 2015 reports kept trickling in. Here is a look back on…

Vision-Box Gets Keensight Capital Backing

Vision-Box Gets Keensight Capital Backing

Automated border control (ABC) specialist Vision-Box has a major new financial backer: Keensight Capital has acquired a minority stake in the company. In a press release, Vision-Box asserted that the investment is meant “to accompany the exponential growth that the company has been facing since 2013.” And indeed, the market for Vision-Box’s solutions seems to…

EU Reps to Get Biometric Travel Documents

EU Reps to Get Biometric Travel Documents

European Union representatives are being issued their own biometric ID documents. A new, nine-year project has seeing the development and issuance of the travel documents by the Austrian State Printing House (OeSD) in partnership with Vision-Box and X-Infotech. The project is already underway and EU representatives are already being issued and using the new biometric IDs. The primary aim of…