Vision-box® Unveils a New Biometric Periscope at AVSEC

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Vision-Box® S.A., leader in automated border control systems and electronic identity management solutions, introduced today its new biometric periscope, for simultaneous capture of face and iris, at a distance.

Vision-Box® S.A. unveiled, during AVSEC 2013, a new biometric periscope, which upon detecting the user, automatically adjusts height and illumination to allow simultaneous, full-frontal ICAO compliant iris & face capture and matching. The “self-service” process takes place in a very organic and intuitive way. The user can keep walking and is not required to make any specific interaction with the periscope. Simple instructions are continuously provided via an integrated screen.

Miguel Leitmann, Senior Vice President of Vision-Box® S.A., emphasises that “this new technology has become an integral part our automated border clearance gates, boarding gates and enrolment kiosks, expanding their applicability beyond their use for electronic passports, identity cards or boarding passes, towards the integration with Frequent Traveller Programs”. Miguel added “Many airlines and airport operators have requested from us this additional feature in our products in order to better address the challenges and requirements of the passenger experience. Vision-Box today is the only company which provides a complete product portfolio to manage the identity management lifecycle at an airport, enabling a true end-to-end chain of trust and a positive traveller experience. This new addition reinforces our leadership and ability to deliver best-of-breed solutions to our customers”.

The new biometric periscope delivers:

  • Multimodal and simultaneous enrolment and matching of face and iris
  • ICAO compliance through automatic adjustment for full frontal capture at a distance
  • Clear instructions and user feedback
  • Automatic lighting adjustment in the visible and infra-red spectrum

Vision-Box® showcases its ground breaking solution for airport solutions at the upcoming AVSEC/IATA exhibition that will take place from the 5th to the 7th of March, 2013, in New York.

About Vision-Box®:

Founded in 2001, Vision-Box® is the leading provider of automated border control systems and electronic identity solutions that use ICAO compliant standards. The product portfolio ranges from live biometric enrolment stations, document verification kiosks, digital document dispensers and personalization systems, ranging from portable and hand held biometric units through to smart biometric ABC eGates. From the enrolment process, through the life cycle process of a biometric document and finally to the verification and identification process, all products can be linked together through a powerful IT-platform, vb i-shield®. Vision-Box®’s vb i-shield®, which enables the implementation of an advanced border management system, also integrates with advanced digital video management solutions, intelligent biometric and biographic search engines and danger management functionalities.

Vision-Box® operates automated borders in more than 30 international airports and over 3,000 electronic identity systems in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa.

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Vision-Box® Headquarters
Nuno Periquito
E: Nuno.periquito(at)Vision-Box(dot)com
T: +351 912360545

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