Transportation/Border Control

This section provides readers with all the news, press releases and reports on the Travel & Transportation sector, including biometrics used for land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems and other uses, such as boarding gate control, staff identification and baggage handling…

Latest Headlines

Shanghai Metro to use voice, facial recognition tech 07 December 2017

Shanghai’s underground train system will use biometric technology developed by Alibaba to authenticate passengers.


Six countries added to Vietnam's pilot eVisa programme 07 December 2017

Vietnam has included six new countries in an eVisa programme that makes it easier to visit the Southeast Asian country.


Philippines to issue 500,000 biometric driver's licenses per month 07 December 2017

Senior officials in the Philippines have said a biometric driving licence system developed by Dermalog can issue 500,000 of the licences per month.


App lets Singapore hotel guests check in with selfie 01 December 2017

Hotel guests now can check in by taking a selfie using a new all-in-one mobile phone app debuted at the Singapore Tourism Board conference last week. 

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


What is the Apex Air Entry and Exit Re-Engineering project?

A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


Advances in Face Recognition Technology and its Application in Airports

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically. The top performing algorithms in independent evaluations by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are now capable of providing reliable results in real-world environments, such as airports.


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Events


Border Security Expo 2018 31 Jan 18 - 02 Feb 17

Securexpo East Africa 31 Jan 18 - 02 Feb 18


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