Biometrics Institute

Biometrics Institute APAC Conference weeks away

The Biometrics Institute will host the Biometrics Institute Asia-Pacific Conference 2019 in Sydney on 22-23 May. Now in its 18th year, the conference brings together biometric users from key government agencies, private sector organisations, suppliers […]

Facial comparison biometric success

CBP intercepts imposter using new biometric tech

On only the third day using its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, US Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations at Washington Dulles International Airport has intercepted an imposter posing as a French Citizen. […]

Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS)

South Africa’s ABIS biometric system launches

On 16 May, South Africa’s Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba launched the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS). The new identification system provides the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) with a single view of citizens […]

Border Systems

IDEMIA to provide Australia’s biometric matching engine

IDEMIA will provide a biometric matching engine solution for the Australian Department of Home Affairs, underlying the processing of visas, border crossings and citizenship applications. IDEMIA will work alongside prime contractor Unisys Corporation, who will […]

Solutions: CBP biometrics pilot
Border Systems

Private sector to build invisible national borders

There is much talk in the international media about walled or fenced borders being erected in Europe in response to unprecedented refugee flows from Syria; and then, of course, there is US President Donald Trump’s […]