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 Worldâs 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-Boxâs President andÂ 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.
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.
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-Boxâs enrolment systems to collect biometric data to include in the e-cards.
Vision-Box is exhibiting at Digital ID World Middle East 2011, from 17 to 18 May, in ADNEC, Abu Dhabi.Â 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 Â 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-Boxâs 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 âImportance of biometric processing and integration in securing e-bordersâ. 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.
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 Â 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 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 has exhibited their products on the 8th Government Discussion Forum on Electronic Identity. Â This event was hosted by APSCA and was held on the 23-25 Frebruary 2011 at the Hotel Le Meridien in New Delhi. The forum was focused on developing eID Schemes for Residents and Developing eGovernment Services and Benifits. This was an important initiative for Vision-Box to expand their Business Relations with the Eastern Countries.
Mr. Miguel Leitmann, Vision-Box’s Vice-President for Marketing and Sales, is presenting at DETECTER’s Conference on Border Security, Technologies and Human Rights. The subject of the presentation is “The use of thechnology at the Border: Counter-Terrorism Measure and Immigration Control” and is scheduled for 11am on the 11th May, 2011.
DETECTER is a three-year Collaborative Research Project under the European Union Framework 7 Security Programme.Â DETECTER identifies human rights and other legal and moral standards that detection technologies in counterâterrorism must meet. It surveys current and foreseeable applications of detection technologies in counterâterrorism, and conducts cuttingâedge legal and philosophical research into the implications of human rights and ethics for counterâterrorism in general and detection technologies in particular.