IDEMIA wins Singapore border control contract


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IDEMIA, a leader in identity technologies, has been awarded the Automated Border Control System (ABCS) contract for all travellers entering and exiting Singapore.

It was awarded by Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and HTX (Home Team Science and Technology Agency).

A statement said: “IDEMIA was first awarded the contract to roll-out automated gates for immigration clearance at Changi Airport in 2017. IDEMIA subsequently worked with ICA and HTX to equip other Changi Airport terminals as well as Woodlands and Tuas land checkpoints with automated gates, delivering seamless and secure travel experience for all travellers.

“Following this award, IDEMIA will continue to further expand its investment into Singapore nurturing local talent and expertise by putting our next generation systems into all air, land and sea border checkpoints.

“IDEMIA will be deploying its Augmented Borders Suite along with new front end technologies including the award winning ID-LookTM devices and a range of digital processing to deliver a smart, automated and robust border crossing system.”

Matt Cole, IDEMIA Executive Vice President, Public Security and Identity said: “We’re thrilled to be awarded this high-profile contract that showcases our ability to surpass our customers’ expectations, our ongoing and significant investment in innovation and our capacity to roll out our technologies at scale. We look forward to paving the way for a future digital travel era.”

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