Biometric technologies for securing our borders

The recent concern over inspection of passports at UK’s ports of entry have once again highlighted the role of biometric technologies, such as face and fingerprint recognition, in securing our borders. Staff at the School of Engineering and Digital Arts have been conducting internationally recognized research in the field of biometrics. Dr Farzin Deravi of the Image and Information Engineering Research Group was consulted in preparing a recent news report by Meridian TV.