Everyone Entering Australia To Have Biometric Data Scanned

A $700 million update to Australia’s border management system will mean that everyone entering the country will have their data scanned and matched against a biometrics database. The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service will soon deploy a new border clearance system that supports biometric eGates. They will also begin a tender (bid) process for […]

MorphoTrust Opens New Biometric Enrolment Centers For TSA Pre Program

MorphoTrust, along with the TSA, has recently opened six new TSA Pre™ biometric enrollment centers throughout the United States. New locations include the Boston Logan Airport, Charlotte Douglas International, Pittsburgh International, Tampa International, Orlando International, and Lambert-St. Louis International. TSA PRE is a biometric expedited screening process for frequent travelers. “The TSA Pre program continues […]

Morpho & Dutch Government Work To Upgrade Biometric Identification & Travel Documents

Morpho announced it is working alongside the Dutch government to develop highly secure biometric travel documents and identity cards that it says will ultimately protect travelers against document fraud. The ID card and travel document datapage now feature Morpho’s patented Stereo Laser Image (SLI) technology, which is comprised of a three-dimensional image reproducing the document […]

Brazilian Airport To Use Biometric Border Control By August

Come August, travelers passing through São Paulo International Airport in Guarulhos (GRU Airport) that are over the age of 18 and have an electronic passport will be in full control of their in-terminal experience. This is thanks to the automated border control eGates being installed in terminals two and three at GRU, which will leverage […]

Will New Law Force Cruise Lines To Improve Onboard Security?

In April, U.S. Representatives Dogget (TX), Costa (CA), and Tsongas (MA) became co-sponsors of the Cruise Passenger Protection Act, a bill making its way through congress that will increase the requirements on the cruise ship industry to improve the safety and security of passengers. By Christopher Elliott, Washington Post — The remarkable thing about the […]

Vision-Box Extends Biometrics And Improves Passenger Experience At Airport Touch Points

While for some, managing identity by applying biometrics at all airport touch points is still considered to be a vision, Vision-Box® is paving the way by demonstrating how it concretely work in a real traveler life context, at Passenger Terminal Expo 2014, one of the most highly regarded airport terminal conferences in the world, taking […]