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Vision-Box interviewed by TSF radio station

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Mr. Bento Correia, Vision-Box’s President and CEO, was interviewed by TSF radio station. TSF is a Portuguese news radio station, focused mostly in the economic and political fields.

In this interview, Mr. Correia shared his thoughts on the most recent won project in Sweden, as well Vision-Box’s plans for the future regarding the Rwanda, Finland and Latvia projects.

Furthermore, he enhanced the visibility sorrounding the modernization of the Schiphol International Airport, one of the World’s biggest airport.

These projects represent the strong focus in the international markets, Vision-Box expects that 80% of the total revenue from 2011 comes from foreign countries.

To listen to the full interview (in Portuguese), please click in the picture below.

Vision-Box recognized once again!

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Vision-Box has just been recognized by Notícias Magazine, in the article “A thousand reasons to be proud of Portugal”!

NotĂ­cias Magazine is one of the most read informative news magazine in Portugal. To celebrate their 1000 edition, they have dedicated an article to display ““A thousand reasons to be proud of Portugal”. They have featured Vision-Box at number 971 mentioning the most recent won project of enrolment solutions for Sweeden.

You can see the full online article in the link below:

http://www.dn.pt/DNMultimedia/DOCS+PDFS/Mil_coisas_de_Portugal.html

Vision-Box wins biometric enrolment project in Sweden

Friday, July 22nd, 2011
Vision-Box, in partnership with Gemalto, has been awarded the contract for delivery of Biometric Enrolment Kiosks and Portable Units to the Swedish National Police Board “Rikspolisstyrelsen”. The contract has been signed with Gemalto’s joint-venture company in Sweden, AB Svenska Pass. Vision-Box all-in-one enrolment solutions will be used for capturing high-quality biometric data (face, fingers and digital signature) for issuance of electronic travel documents. These enrolment solutions have unique features, such as automatic height adjustment, intelligent lighting, background removal and friendly user graphic interface. (more…)

Vision-Box in Rio de Janeiro!

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Vision-Box is going to exhibit at the ID World Rio de Janeiro 2011, on the 21st and 22nd June, in Brazil. This inaugural Americas Summit on security, mobility and traceability is ID World’s first event in South America.

In 2010, Brazil’s economy maintained a steady growth rate of 7.5% compared to 2009 as expected. This was the highest annual rate since 1986. As a result lot of interest in Industry Development has increased.

To detail more information about our experience in the identification matters and automatic border control gates, Vision-Box’s President and  CEO, Mr. Bento Correia, is going to present at the ID World Rio de Janeiro Conference. The conference program includes plenary sessions, breakout seminar and workshops as well as exclusive networking initiatives.

Vision-Box exhibited in Abu Dhabi

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Last week Vision-Box exhibited at the Digital ID World Middle East 2011, from 17 to 18 May, in ADNEC, Abu Dhabi. This exhibition was a big success for Vision-Box, we were able to present our newest products for citizen enrolment with multi-biometric data, document renewal and dispenser, access controls, and boarding solutions for airports and border control solutions.

This return to the Middle East strenghtens our relations with some organizations that have been very eager to know more about our product and solutions.

Please find below some pictures of the event.

Vision-Box’s systems enrol almost 5 million citizens in Portugal

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Almost 5 million Portuguese citizens have the new electronic citizen card, this year alone 550 thousand documents have been delivered. This sums up to half of the Portuguese population.

The new electronic citizen has been introduced by the government in February 2007, in a combined program of e-government. This card includes all the information regarding the ID card, VAT identification number, social security card, social security card, national services health care and voter card.

There are currently 443 service counters in Portugal available to request the National Citizen Card. This counters have Vision-Box’s enrolment systems to collect biometric data to include in the e-cards.

Vision-Box at the Digital ID World Middle East 2011

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Vision-Box is exhibiting at Digital ID World Middle East 2011, from 17 to 18 May, in ADNEC, Abu Dhabi. Vision-Box is the European Leader in identification, authentication and access control solutions and is going to display its newest products at this event. The list includes products in the following areas: citizen enrolment with multi-biometric data, document renewal and dispenser, access control and boarding solutions for airports and border control.

This visit to Abu Dhabi is a response to a great amount of requests we have been receiving from a lot of Middle East countries in order to present specific new  products and solutions.

This 12th edition of the Digital ID World Middle East 2011 combines over 30 expert speakers on their experience about different topics such as: how to combat identity theft with the launch of the national ID programme; integration of the ID card as a vital access tool for main government services and how to leverage of the smart card infrastructure to improve border control and health services.

Mr. Miguel Leitmann, Vision-Box’s Senior Vice President for Marketing and Sales is an invited speaker at this event. The speech takes place on the 18th May and is about the “Importance of biometric processing and integration in securing e-borders”. Vision-Box is a reference in the automatic border control e-gates, with over 200 e-gates deployed in more than 20 airports, and over 3 million passengers checked.

Vision-Box awarded at the ID People EMEA Awards 2011

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Mr. Bento Correia, Vision-Box’s President and CEO, received The Transportation Security Forum Award at the ID People EMEA Awards on April 4, in Abu Dhabi.

This award is assigned to a recognized leader in the transportation sector, who has brought security and efficiency to hubs and networks to improve performance in airports, railroad stations or seaports. The judges of these awards are active players in the security, automatic identification, wireless and mobility community worldwide.

ID People Awards EMEA Awards 2011 are the prestigious recognition of the important contribution made by the thought leaders, innovators and pioneering adopters that drive the development of auto ID and wireless technology in the EMEA region. The Awards are assigned to outstanding members of the EMEA ID Revolution Community  who have distinguished themselves in the areas of citizen ID, transportation security and asset tracking, as well as developments in postal innovation and near field communications.

Vision-Box at ID World Abu Dhabi with EIDA

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Vision-Box exhibited at ID WORLD Abu Dhabi 2011, last 3-4 April with EIDA. Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) is an independent federal authority established by virtue of the federal decree No. (2) of 2004. The decree has empowered the Authority with ultimate powers required for the execution of the Population Register and the ID card program. Vision-Box collaboration with EIDA began with a project for a new product, the vb i-dispenser.

This solution is an integrated and self-contained front-end platform that performs the optimized renewal and delivery of electronic documents, capturing and verifying the authenticity of the citizen via biometric matching. Its hardware and software components are fully developed and manufactured in-house to maximize performance, and compliance with international standards.

ID World Abu Dhabi is an annual EMEA summit on security, mobility and traceability. A focused conference program of plenary sessions, breakout seminars and workshops, as well as exclusive networking initiatives, ensures that delegates and exhibitors receive maximum value from their participation. The leading players in security, automatic identification, wireless and mobility convene to communicate, share and exhibit their knowledge, experience and innovations at ID WORLD Abu Dhabi.

Vision-Box Vice-President speaking at PTE 2011

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

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