Tag Archives: Border control

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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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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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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From Ecuador to eIDAS, from PKI to Peru – Mindshare 2015

by Silicon Trust When driving – or walking – from Gelsenkirchen’s  Main Station to the cryptovision headquarter in the nearby science park one couldn’t miss a huge 2015 Mindshare billboard by the side of the road. A bit too much maybe? Not really. For one, it indicates that you are indeed on the right path […]

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New Gibraltar eID cards to be supplied by Mühlbauer this summer

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo, alongside Minister Paul Balban unveiled a new eID card. The new electronic ID cards will be used for travel and as part of an overall strategy to develop the government’s plans for e-government services. The new eID Card, supplied by German security expert Mühlbauer, has many enhanced security […]

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BSI: Technical Guidelines to formalize the border control process

Text: Florian Rienhardt, German Federal Office for Information Security / BSI Modern electronic identity documents do not just feature optical-physical content and corresponding physical security properties. Since the introduction of electronic passports and electronic identity cards, the built in RF-chip is a modern identity document’s additional and essential protection feature that increases the overall security and confidence […]

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Deciphering Automated Border Control (ABC) solutions

Text: Michael Brandau, Giesecke & Devrient Electronic passports have made it possible to use IT based systems to perform border control tasks. Meanwhile, e-passports are used in more than 100 countries. More and more countries in the world make use of the benefits of an electronic passport to solve another, continuously growing problem: how to […]

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Vision-Box contracted to supply up to 180 eGates to UK Border Force


Vision-Box® will supply a substantial number of next generation eGates to ports of entry to the UK for the next four years. Having previously installed 46 of the UK Border Force’s first generation eGates since 2009, Vision-Box® has now been awarded the contract to deploy up to 180 of the 2nd Generation of eGates, Vision-Box® […]

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