Cutting-edge technologies from Cognitec Systems GmbH (Cognitec) will capture biometric facial images of all relevant travellers from third countries, as part of the European Entry/Exit System (EES). Cognitec Systems GmbH was awarded the contract for the delivery of the capturing devices in Germany.
FaceVACS-Entry CS devices
Cognitec’s technology will be installed at border check points in all international airports and seaports in Germany. The contract initially spans four years and includes the delivery of more than 1700 FaceVACS-Entry CS devices, followed by their installation and maintenance.
We feel proud and excited to be working with the German authorities on this major project"
“We feel proud and excited to be working with the German authorities on this major project,” said Alfredo Herrera, the Managing Director at Cognitec Systems GmbH.
Automating border control processes
Alfredo Herrera adds, “In the past 20 years, Cognitec has contributed many pioneering products to automate airport and border control processes. This profound technical expertise, combined with our experience in working on government projects, will serve well to ready Germany’s borders for the EU entry/exit system.”
Cognitec Systems’ FaceVACS-Entry CS devices offer highly innovative features, to quickly capture standards-compliant portrait images, by instant camera positioning, according to body height, active lighting and interactive user guidance. In addition, the FaceVACS-Entry CS device’s light weight, slim design and flexible mounting methods enable installations on Germany’s varied border check booths.
Securing border check points in German airports
The security solution extends the presence of Cognitec Systems GmbH’s solutions at border check points in German airports. Millions of travellers have used the company’s technology, in order to verify their identity, during self-service border control procedures in eGates.