Headquartered in Canada, the International Civil Aviation Organization is the standard setting body for international air navigation and helps to resolve border issues concerning the use of airspace at national boundaries. The ICAO is also active in the systematisation of the civil airline industry nomenclature with such activities as issuing and managing codes for aircraft and airports.
A report examining the technology of ID cards used by Governments around the world has placed the US Permanent Resident Card from LaserCard at the top of the list in terms of a number of factors including security
Juergen Pampus of Cognitec Systems explains how face recognition technology has advanced to a position of wide-spread deployment across applications such as border control, physical access control and mobile identity checking to bring mainstream biometrics to the world's airports
Philip Hudson of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association discusses the use of holograms as an effective anti-counterfeiting method on the increasingly popular polycarbonate laminate identity cards