Tag Archives: border management

Border Control Security along International Standards

By Detlef Houdeau, Infineon Technologies. Back in 1979 the International Civil Aviation Organisation, called ICAO, published the standard on Machine-Readable Passport (MRP). Passport booklets with this function need a Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) based on the typeface Optical Character Recognition (OCR-B). The phase out of all non-MRP was set for CY 2015. By springtime2006 ICAO […]

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Refugees: the solution to an imminent problem

By Roelof Troost, WCC Smart Search & Match At a recent conference on border management, a retired border guard officer from Finland painted a bleak picture: global warming and population growth will result in food shortages around the equator, especially in the Middle East and Africa. This will ignite even more civil unrest in these […]

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The challenges of modern border management

An interview with Gérard Martinez, Gemalto Silicon Trust met up with Gemalto’s Gérard Martinez, Head of Border and Visa Management Solutions, to talk about some of the latest trends in border and visa management and the impact upon people migration and visa control. With the recent refugee-based news in mind, are you seeing changes in governments’ […]

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Fast, simple, secure: Gemalto announces new border management solution

Gemalto has introduced the Coesys Border and Visa Management solution to meet the combined needs of securing borders and simplifying travel procedures. The end-to-end solution integrates high-availability service platforms, secure software and on-site services to significantly reduce waiting times through the use of automated document verification and border control at land, sea and airport check […]

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