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Secure border control for Argentina from Mühlbauer

In 2017, the Argentinian government designated Mühlbauer as the official supplier for the installation of a customized, fully-automatic border control system, which comprises a total of 10 FAST GATES, at the harbor borders “Colonia Express” and “Buquebus” in Buenos Aires. Within these two sea ports, a customer background system was already existent. Therefore, it was not […]

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I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list

International travel has become such a natural part of our lives that the World Tourism Organization predicts a global average of 5 million arrivals per day in the year 2030. For airports to cope with these huge numbers, IATA has recently launched the ONE ID INITIATIVE, promoting opportunities for a seamless, walking pace passenger experience […]

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Gemalto’s biometric authentication technology revolutionizes automated border control in Colombia

Gemalto and INCOMELEC SAS, a Colombian partner, are transforming the immigration and border crossing in Colombia through biometric iris verification implemented by Migración Colombia, the country’s border control agency. This innovative solution was launched in February with a pilot program at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport. The Automated Border Control (ABC), known locally as “BIOMIG”, is benefiting […]

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Ambassadors for African Identity

By Steve Atkins, Program Director, The Silicon Trust One of the more compelling elements of the ID4Africa Movement (and there are many) is its use of what it terms ‘Ambassadors’ within its Ambassadors Program. Less a description of a career diplomat, more an inclusive approach to identify and recognize individuals working with Governmental roles in […]

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Tanzania selects HID Global to deliver e-Immigration solution, ePassports

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that the government of Tanzania has selected HID as its prime supplier for an end-to-end solution for issuing electronic passports as part of Tanzania’s transformative e-Immigration programme.  The new ePassport was unveiled publicly this week as part of the inauguration of the end-to-end solution […]

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Tanzania is Using Facial Recognition to Expedite Cross-border Mobility

The Tanzania Immigration Services Department (TISD) (tanzania.iom.int) has started using new Facial Matching Systems (FMS) from Vision Box to improve border control procedures from the end of last year. The purpose of the integration of Vision-Box advanced technology was to enhance border security in Tanzania. How? By strengthening the capacity of immigration authorities at both […]

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Vision-Box™ Unveils vb dashbox™, the new Digital Airport Seamless Analytics Platform

Throughout the past decade, modern international airports have faced mounting challenges, from ensuring regulatory compliance, reducing traveler risk, enhancing passenger safety, facilitating flow capabilities, and optimizing its operating margins in a highly competitive industry. While the multiplying numbers of electronic passenger clearance touchpoints are easing some of these pressures, the amount of raw data these […]

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Next generation ID solutions for healthy and stable societies

An interview with Ulrich Walter, De La Rue.  Silicon Trust is delighted to welcome UK-based ID solution provider De La Rue as a new member. With over 3,500 employees and 10 manufacturing sites globally, De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial manufacturer of passports. Established over 200 years ago, the company has been driving […]

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