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SMILE Action on July 11th successfully passed the first annual review in Brussels! The coordinator of SMILE Action, Dr Dimitrios Tzovaras, presented the overall progress of the project, while each work package leader reported on the status and achievements of the corresponding work package. In addition, a demo session took place demonstrating […]

Since 25th May, all data processing activities using data of European citizen shall be compliant with the new European privacy regulation GDPR (EC 2016:679). The SMILE website provides some features to collect visitors browsing behaviour and a newsletter service. To comply with the new regulation, we have update our privacy […]

SMILE Action at FRONTEX workshop on EU funded border security research projects – 2018

Mr Georgios Stavropoulos of CERTH presented a general overview of SMILE in FRONTEX workshop on EU funded border security research projects – 2018,  on June 14, 2018, in Warsaw Poland. The aim of this workshop dedicated to the border security EU funded projects was to present to the targeted audience the SMILE […]

Dr Zoltán Székely of the Hungarian National Police presented SMILE’s novel mobility concept entitled “European Innovation for Land Border Mobility” in the special session “Smart mobile devices: Empowering borders – Technical challenges and opportunities for mobile ID” on April 30, 2018, in Washington, DC, USA. Find more at

SMILE at Industry day – Biometrics on the move 2018

The SMILE Action participated in “Industry day – Biometrics on the move 2018” organised by Frontex, on April 25th in Warsaw, Poland. The aim of the workshop was to exchange ideas on new and emerging biometric authentication applications. The SMILE team, represented by Mr Georgios Stavropoulos of CERTH, presented the […]

In April 2018 the SMILE Action reached a milestone with the technical partners visiting the Bulgaria-Romania border at the Ruse border checkpoint. The Regional Director of the Border Police presented their main tasks at the land borders, the challenges they face and concluded with suggestions and recommendations to address these […]