Airports / Seaports / Railroads

NEC to Provide Customs Procedure System With Face Recognition for Six Major Airports in Japan

NEC Corporation has announced an order from Japan Customs, under the Ministry of Finance, for an electronic customs procedure system utilizing face recognition to be installed at the customs inspection areas of six major airports in Japan: New Chitose Airport, Narita International Airport, Haneda Airport, Chubu International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Fukuoka Airport. This electronic customs procedure system utilizes NEC’s face recognition technology.

Canada – Netherlands Biometric Program Will Facilitate Paperless Cross-border Travel

Vision-Box and partners have signed an agreement to officially launch the “Known Traveler Digital Identity” service, which will facilitate paperless border clearance between Canada and The Netherlands. The program will allow travelers flying between the two countries to enjoy a seamless journey, whereby a simple face scan will be enough to identify the passengers boarding a plane at departure, and to clear immigration on arrival.

Vision-Box Achieves Top Ranking on latest NIST’s Facial Recognition Vendor Test

Vision-Box has submitted their facial recognition algorithm to tests by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), outperforming other top competitors. NIST provides an independent assessment of facial recognition technology for industry, governments and law enforcement agencies across the globe. The latest benchmark covering 109 algorithms from over 63 providers has ranked Vision-Box´s algorithm within the top 15.

Echodyne to Speak on Critical Need for UAS Detection and Mitigation Technologies to Enhance Airport Security

Echodyne announced that Maureen Swanson, Manager of Public Policy and Partner Engagement, will speak June 5th at 2 PM at the FAA UAS Symposium in Baltimore. The event takes place at the Baltimore Convention Center. Swanson will participate on the panel entitled UAS Mitigation at Airports and discuss the importance of precisely tracking and classifying objects of interest so that mitigation protocols can be triggered when appropriate.

Delta Barrier Stops Intruder at Naval Air Station – Corpus Christi

Delta Scientific announced that a Delta MP5000 portable barrier stopped a stolen Ford Edge crossover SUV at the North Gate of the Naval Air Station – Corpus Christi. The trespasser had driven across the base to escape but crashed into the Delta unit and erupted into flames. No excavation or sub-surface preparation is required. Once positioned, the mobile barricades will unpack themselves by using hydraulics to raise and lower the barriers off their wheels.

Rasilient Completes Phase II Of Fairbanks International Airport Video Surveillance System Upgrade

Rasilient Systems has completed Phase II of the video surveillance system upgrade at Fairbanks International Airport (FIA) in Alaska. Phase II at FIA continued the installation of modern video surveillance for the airport to meet the stringent demands needed to provide safety and security for the thousands of passengers FIA serves daily. FIA is a state-owned, public-use airport that averages more than 328 aircraft operations each day

TRENDnet Expands Product Portfolio With Specialty Industrial Switches

TRENDnet® is excited to announce the expansion of its Specialty Switches line with a Hardened Industrial EN50155 M12 Gigabit PoE+ Railway Switch and two Hardened Industrial Gigabit PoE+ Wall-Mounted Front Access Switches. TRENDnet’s Specialty Switches line feature dependable network switches designed to meet very specific needs in varying niche industries. TRENDnet’s 8-Port Industrial EN50155 M12 Gigabit PoE+ Railway Switch (TI-TPG80) is specifically designed for use with moving buses, railways, and other rolling stock applications.

Vorpal Releases Whitepaper Addressing Technology Options For Wide Coverage Drone Situational Awareness

Vorpal has released a whitepaper in response to the growing global crisis facing airport operations and aviation security from commercial drones flying within controlled airspace. In order to guide effective and timely response efforts to such incursions, this document presents thoughtful analysis of the best technological solutions available for delivering complete drone situational awareness. Vorpal’s proven expertise in this area has resulted in operational deployment of its drone situational awareness solution, VigilAir, by discerning customers globally, and is aimed at the aviation, military, homeland security, critical infrastructures, corrections and UAS traffic management (UTM) markets.

EN50155 Certified Railway Surveillance NVR

The EN50155 standard determines the operation, design, construction, and testing of electronic equipment deployed for rolling stocks and railway applications. To ensure reliable performance under the unexpected power anomalies, such as voltage variations, power interruptions, and supply changeover, Lanner’s railway computing gateways have been EN50155 certified and undergone a series of environmental testing.

MorphoWave Desktop – Fast Contactless Fingerprint Capture On The Move

This innovative solution captures images of the user’s 4 fingertips from a single wave of the hand in less than a second. Its unique dynamic acquisition capability allows subjects to be ‘on the move’ during fingerprint capture. MorphoWave Desktop is therefore unchallenged in a wide range of applications where high-speed enrollment and matching, as well as convenience and security are key requirements. This includes border control, flow management and securing sensitive sites. By vastly reducing capture time to less than a second, efficiency and throughput are increased without compromising accuracy.