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The site’s main focus is on the design, manufacture, personalization and use of documents such as passports, ID cards (of all varieties), visas and driving licences, but it also covers a host of other security documents and vertical markets such as border control.

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Gemalto closes in on UK passport deal 23 March 2018

A Home Office spokesperson has confirmed the UK government has selected a preferred bidder for the next UK passport deal following “a rigorous, fair and open competition”, with French firm Gemalto widely believed to have been chosen ahead of Britain's De La Rue.

IAI industrial systems BV to showcase next generation CardMaster One system 22 March 2018

IAI industrial systems B.V. in Veldhoven, The Netherlands, a subsidiary of the stock listed company Assa Abloy, and part of HID Global, will present its next generation CardMaster One system at the Intergraf conference in Dublin.


ANY develop new security offset ink 22 March 2018

The experts of ANY Security Printing Company have developed a new, unique security offset ink that shows five fluorescent features.

Gemalto launches enhanced features for ID documents 21 March 2018

Gemalto launches two new laser-personalised features designed to increase the security of official identity documents.

HID unveils HID Risk Management Solution  21 March 2018

HID Global introduces cyber threat and fraud detection service.

FIDO Alliance extends certification program 20 March 2018

The FIDO Alliance, a member association developing specifications and certification programs for stronger authentication, announced today the expansion of its certification programme.

GlobalPlatform and ICA agree MoU 20 March 2018

GlobalPlatform and ICA to develop standardised approach to IoT security based on secure component technology.

Lufthansa begins biometric boarding at LAX, planning US-wide roll-out 19 March 2018

Germany's Lufthansa Group has launched hassle- free, one-step biometric boarding utilizing facial recognition in the US. 

Unisys inks EBIS deal with Australian Department of Home Affairs 19 March 2018

Australian Department of Home Affairs signs multi-year contract with Unisys Australia to design and implement new Enterprise Biometric Identification Services system. 

DNP opts for Gemalto 19 March 2018

Gemalto's Mobile Protector selected by Dai Nippon Printing.

Avaya and Post Quantum team up for IDaaS 15 March 2018

Avaya Holdings Post-Quantum have announce they will collaborate on Identity-as-a-Service.

HID Approve supports iPhone facial recognition 15 March 2018

HID Approve, a two-factor mobile authentication and verification platform from HID Global, now supports Apple’s iPhone X Face ID facial recognition system.

Phillpines officials say ID system running by October 14 March 2018

Philippine Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Tuesday he was hopeful a law for a national ID system would be passed by next week and be up and running by October.

University uses machine learning on ID cards to predict dropouts 14 March 2018

A new ID card tracking system being used by the University of Arizona keeps a record of how often students interact in social settings on campus (like how frequently they use the campus rec center), what they buy to eat, and their academic performance.

Canada envisions digital ID system 13 March 2018

Canada's Interac organisation is developing a new digital identity model for Canadians aiming towards digitization of commerce in all forms.

LEXIT integrates SelfKey blockchain-based ID and KYC solution 13 March 2018

Self-sovereign digital identity platform SelfKey will facilitate KYC funnel and validation of the identity of individuals and corporations trading on LEXIT, a blockchain-based marketplace for corporate assets and Intellectual Property.

Optaglio trains artists to create holograms 12 March 2018

High-resolution security holograms firm Optaglio has started a program of training and cooperation with young designers.

Interview: Cognitec on the importance of analytics 12 March 2018

Planet Biometrics talked to Elke Oberg, Cognitec Marketing Manager, about how that company is addressing video analytics challenges with innovative new solutions.

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Latest White Papers

White paper: Gemalto - The paper elements of a passport

An expert’s guide to using the paper elements of a passport.

White paper: Slovakia prototypes mobile electronic identification (MeID) solution

Empowering e-government by shifting to smart cards is accelerating the arrival of a new era of mobile identity and electronic documents.

Hewlett Packard: Implementing mobile electronic identity

In this white paper, Hewlett Packard details an enterprise approach to mobile eID based on hardware tokens in microSD cards.

HID Global - Mobile ID solutions for government-to-citizen applications

Citizen ID documents such as national IDs and driver licenses will ultimately follow the trend toward mobility.

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SDW and connect:ID News

SDW 2017 sees attendee numbers soar to new record

Leading next-generation government and citizen ID event SDW 2017 has revealed year-on-year growth in visitorship of 6%, and a record level of conference attendees.

SDW 2017 exhibition now sold out

The industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals, SDW 2017, has sold out all exhibition stands ahead of its 11th edition.

SDW 2017 launches call for speakers

Next-generation government and citizen identity event SDW 2017 has revealed that speaker proposals are now being accepted for its 11th edition.

secunet releases SDW InterOp 2016 results

secunet Security Networks has published the final set of test results from the SDW InterOp 2016 event held in London in May 2016.

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