ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Abu Dhabi Police presented its E-Gates Project experience during its participation in the Biometrics Exhibition and Conference recently held in London, United Kingdom. This embodies the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters’ strategy to develop the best technologies to combat crime and boost the community’s security and safety.
“The project processes the travel procedures for passengers within just 15 seconds, and streamlines travelers' flow and identification through immigration and borders control”
Colonel Barakat Yaaqoub Al Kindy, Chief of the Systems Development Section at the ICT Department, chairman of the committee, submitted a worksheet focusing on the E-Ports project currently implemented in the UAE. It is a pioneering project for identifying individuals using three biometrics: Iris, Face, and Fingerprints to facilitate the entry and exit of passengers through the country’s various ports.
During the conference’s inaugural session, Colonel Al Kindy reviewed the UAE’s efforts to leverage cutting-edge technologies to identify passengers. He also noted that the UAE is among the first countries in the world to approve and adopt new technologies; the Ministry of Interior has been implementing the iris recognition scan system across border points since 2003 contributing to the prevention of deportee reentry.
Al Kindy highlighted the benefits of this project, which combines the three biometrics and smart interactive e-gates. He also noted that the entry and exit systems at the ports are linked with automatic reading systems for various travel documents, including identity cards of UAE and GCC nationals. This measure has increased the system’s accuracy and accelerated the identification and verification processes.
Furthermore, Al Kindy overviewed the E-Ports Project registration process, provided free-of-charge to all travelers allowing for easy-to-use entry and exit through e-gates installed in the country’s airports. “The project processes the travel procedures for passengers within just 15 seconds, and streamlines travelers' flow and identification through immigration and borders control,” he continued.
The presentation was highly acclaimed by the attendees and reflected the MoI’s high level of development of technological advancements in various areas.
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*Source: ME NewsWire