Nov. 21, 2023, 5:12 p.m. | Masha Borak

Biometric Update

Belgian authorities have authorized two companies to provide face biometric access control systems for the country’s ports.

Flemish companies NineID and Alfapass were greenlighted last Thursday after receiving approval to process biometric data from the government.

Alfapass managing director Lode De Maesschalck told The Brussels Times that the company has been managing 40 terminals in the Antwerp port area for some time. The company’s technology was developed by private companies.

“We currently monitor over 47,000 digital identities, including 30,000 truck …

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