Biometric Passport PPT.ppt
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Introduction of Biometrics Passport
Technologies used in Biometric Passport
- Biometric passport is a traditional passport coupled with biometric technology in order to create an identification document that is more secure and that provides for remote scanning and tracking.
- Biometric passport is also known as e-passport(RFID passport).
- An e-passport is a passport that contain the data in electronic form on a RFID chip with including Biometric Features.
- Contactless smart card
- Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
- Digital image in JPEG or JPEG2000 Format
- EEPROM Memory of 32KB.
- Biometrics used (facial recognition, fingerprint recognition, and iris recognition).
- Application Protocol Data Unit (APDU)
Why it come?
- help fight passport fraud and forgery.
- ensure the British Passport stays one of the most secure and respected in the world.
- facilitate more robust border controls and in time, automated immigration checks.
- meet international standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
- ensure British citizens can continue to benefit from visa-free travel to the USA.