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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-Boxā€™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.Ā 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 Ā 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-Boxā€™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 ā€œImportance of biometric processing and integration in securing e-bordersā€. 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 Ā 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

Vision-Box on the 8th Government Discussion Forum on Electronic Identitity

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Vision-Box has exhibited their products on the 8th Government Discussion Forum on Electronic Identity. Ā 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.

Vision-Box presenting on DETECTER’s Conference

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

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.Ā DETECTER identifies human rights and other legal and moral standards that detection technologies in counterā€terrorism must meet. It surveys current and foreseeable applications of detection technologies in counterā€terrorism, and conducts cuttingā€edge legal and philosophical research into the implications of human rights and ethics for counterā€terrorism in general and detection technologies in particular.

Vision-Box’s President speaking at ID World Abu Dhabi 2011

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Mr. Bento Correia, President and CEO of Vision-Box is one of the confirmed speakers for ID World Abu Dhabi 2011 edition. This prestigious event is an exclusive World-Class networking place for Public and Private Sectors.

ID WORLD Abu Dhabi brings together government representatives, law enforcement and border control authorities, cargo and passenger carriers, hubs and transportation authorities, logistics and postal services operators, auto id vendors and security providers, to discuss strategies in enhancing the reliability of our security and ICT infrastructures as well as plans in adopting smart technologies to achieve security and mobility.

Over 400 leaders and technology experts will gather to discuss tested strategies, best practices and innovations in elevating the automatic identification industry in the Middle East to a whole new paradigm.

More information on the event and registrations:

Vision-Box is exhibiting and presenting at Passenger Terminal Expo 2011

Friday, March 4th, 2011

This year a new edition of the Passenger Terminal Exhibition is taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 29 to 31 March. This event is considered the World’s leading international airport terminal conference and exhibition, in which speakers and conference delegates include airport presidents and CEOs, directors and managers, creating a valuable interaction amongst buyers and suppliers, all focusing in Airport solutions.

Miguel Leitmann, Vision-Box’s Vice-President for Marketing and Sales is one of the speakers presenting at Passenger Terminal Expo. Ā ”Automated air and land border crossing in Finland: state-of-the-art integral eBorder system” is the subject of the presentation and Mr. Leitmann is also taking part in the panel on “ABC at crossroads”.

Vision-Box is exhibiting at stand number 2005, come visit us and get to know the most recent Automatic Border Control Gate! This mobile gate has just been deployed in Finland and has proved to be a huge success as a new approach to keep our borders safe while improving the passenger experience. This system performs biometric matching comparing the face of the passenger in real time and the face contained on the electronic passport chip. In addition, you can find more about our biometric enrolment solutions and our intelligent CCTV solutions for Airports.

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