ePassports - Articles and news items
Airport news • 8 October 2014 • Home Office
Border Force has tripled the number of ePassport gates at Stansted Airport, providing travellers with more opportunity to use the automated, fast and secure route through the border...
The issuance of ICAO-standard ePassports by some 45 member states of the organisation by year end 2007 and the inherent benefits included in this travel document, should drive the adoption of this latest-generation Machine Readable Travel Document (MRTD) by an increasing number of governments in the next few years.
The introduction of the new biometrically enabled Passport, or ePassport as it has become known, is well under way across the world. Joel F. Shaw explains why Face Biometric was selected as the global standard.
ICAO’s approach to aviation security continues to involve the monitoring of Annex 17 compliance alongside AVSEC training, whilst assisting with the implementation of new technologies to improve security and efficiency.