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IATA has found in a new survey that the majority of passengers (65%) are willing to share personal data for expedited security and 45% are willing to replace their passports with biometric identification.

Air Passengers Identify Pain Points & What They Want on 2018 IATA Survey

Results of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 2018 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), show that passengers are looking to new technology to give them more control, information and improve efficiency when they travel. Based...
Using world-leading facial recognition technology to confirm that the passenger is the passport holder, SITA's iBorders BorderAutomation ABCGates provide a smooth 'walk-through' experience while to speed passenger processing at airports while boosting national security.

Airports Investing in Biometrics for Seamless Passenger Journey

Airlines and airports are investing in biometric technology to deliver secure and easy travel for passengers, as a key priority, according to new research by global IT provider SITA. The SITA 2018 Air Transport...
Canon U.S.A. uniFLOW, imageRUNNER ADVANCE, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Express were Honored as the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner for Best Access Control & Authentication Solution

Canon USA Wins Inaugural Buyers Lab PaceSetter Award 2018-19

Continually elevating its end-to-end service and support capabilities in today’s connected world, Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...
Using appropriate privacy safeguards and consent, facility managers may take advantage of smartphones’ built-in GPS technology to know where each device (and its owner) are located.

Mobile Devices: An Integral Part of Access Control, Greg Berry of Lenel

By Greg Berry, Vice President, Mobile Credentials, Lenel Our world has become mobile. People now expect to use smartphones to communicate and interact with their world – at the store, bank, hotel, or...

Understanding & Implementing Biometrics, New Good Practice Guide

The Biometrics Institute has officially released a much-anticipated good-practice guide titled 'Understanding Biometrics - Considerations for Implementing a Biometric System.' Understanding Biometrics covers important topics such as: Assessing the need for a recognition...
“Our acquisition of Crossmatch strengthens HID Global’s ability to offer innovative biometric identity solutions to hundreds of millions of users worldwide,” said Stefan Widing, President and CEO of HID Global. 

HID Global Expands Biometric ID Mgmt with Crossmatch Acquisition

HID Global, a 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, and strong competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Award Program, has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, from...
Through OnGuard, Lenel continues its ongoing commitment to finding new ways to facilitate data optimization and enhance security and business operations.

Lenel’s OnGuard 7.5 Powerful Enhancements Highlighted at GSX

Lenel, a global leader in advanced security systems, and a new competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is delivering an extensive set of new features and utilities with the introduction...
the Iris ID-equipped KeyTracer key cabinets and AssetTracer Smart Lockers will be shown at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference and Exposition, Oct. 6-9 in Orlando, Fla.

Iris ID Solution Integrated into RTN Key & Asset Locker Mgmt System

Iris ID, a leading provider of iris recognition technology, and a competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce its iCAM R100 solution has been...
Metis Secure produces notification beacons, emergency communications, and alerting management systems that help you respond much more quickly and effectively in an emergency.

Inside & Outdoor Notification Beacons Deploying in Schools Nationwide

Metis Secure, a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is seeing an surge of  deployments across the nation in K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities. On February 14th, when a former...
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DHS Federal Protective Service in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Protective Service is pleased to announce the Modified Infrastructure Survey Tool (MIST), has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. If you...