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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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Vision-Box deploys ABC eGates at the Hamad International Airport / Qatar

Vision-Box®, has been awarded the contract and is currently deploying 64 multimodal eGates, (all equipped with face, iris and fingerprint biometric readers), to be installed at all terminals of the Hamad International Airport and to be integrated into the advanced Identity Management infrastructure of the Ministry of the Interior of the State of Qatar. The […]

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This eGate looks out for you …

By Bernd Mainzer, Atos Electronic Machine Readable Travel Documents (eMRTDs), as defined in the ICAO Document 9303 and particularly ePassports, allow a high degree of border security and automation. This is one of the reasons why, in 2012, more than 104 countries issued ePassports and the number is increasing steadily. At the same time, the […]

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Self-service immigration eGates tested at Dublin Airport

Certain passengers arriving at Dublin Airport are able to avail of self-service immigration control at Ireland’s borders thanks to a pilot of automated border control (ABC) gates put in place by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service(INIS) and the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA). As part of this project, SITA’s iBorders biometric gates use the latest […]

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VIDEO: G&D’s eGate @ Cartes

Are automated border control systems the answer to increasing passenger flow and the need for more security? Silicon Trust met up with Dr. Bernhard Deufel from G&D to find out more about their eGate offering, shown at their Cartes booth in November 2012.

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Taiwanese ePassports take off

The number of Taiwanese nationals applying for electronic passports has grown 25 percent in October from a year earlier, getting a boost from Taiwan’s inclusion in the United States’ visa waiver program, a foreign ministry official said Sunday. Bureau of Consular Affairs Director-General Thomas Chen said the bureau issued 96,047 e-passports between Oct. 1 and […]

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Morpho to supply new PARAFE e-gates for Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport

Morpho (Safran group) has bolstered its collaboration with Aéroports de Paris (ADP), the Paris airports authority, within the scope of the Single Filtering Inspection program between Terminals E and F, by supplying six additional PARAFE automated border control e-gates to Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport. Including this latest order, ADP will now have a total of […]

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VIDEO: Gemalto’s rushing traveller

Nice little clip by Gemalto showing an eGate application. Actually, if you watch the other clips of the series, you can see the same bloke using all kinds of cool technology applications….

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