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Precise Biometrics announces product upgrade 20 October 2017

Precise Biometrics announces upgrade of its fingerprint solution for smart cards.

Entrust Datacard adds face recognition to authentication platform 20 October 2017

Facial recognition technology to provide security to government, banking and enterprise sectors


GhanaCards powered by cryptovision 19 October 2017

German identity tech firm cryptovision has highlighted the role it has played in development of Ghana's multi-application eID card.

CardLogix achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification 19 October 2017

Smart card manufacturer and software developer CardLogix has announced today its successful migration to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard, the latest international standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS).

RNEC opts for IDEMIA 18 October 2017

IDEMIA selected by National Civil Registry of Colombia to update identification and civil registry platform.

Trade body calls report on counterfieting job losses ‘extremely disturbing’ 18 October 2017

An international trade body says a new report on job losses due to counterfeiting is ‘extremely disturbing’ and urges a ‘redoubling’ of global authentication strategies.

NXP launches ultra-thin contactless chip module 18 October 2017

NXP unveils 200 μm thick contactless chip module designed for passports and ID cards.

IRIS appoints Shaiful Subhan as new Group CEO 16 October 2017

Identity solutions firm IRIS Corporation has announced the appointment of Shaiful Subhan as the new Group CEO.

Australian border guards trial iPhones as biometic border tool 16 October 2017

Border Force officers at Australia’s eight international airports are piloting the use of Apple iPhones as portable biometric scanners. 

Veridos wins Zambian eID card project 12 October 2017

German identity solutions firm Veridos has secured the contract for a Zambian eID card project.

GET Group launches Digital ID solution 12 October 2017

Secure credentials firm Get Group has announced the launch of its digital identity platform, GET mID.

Maldives unveils multi-application card 12 October 2017

Maldives introduces new multi-application Passport Card.

HID launches new addition to DTC line 11 October 2017

HID Global unveils latest in its Direct-to-Card printer/encoder line.

UAE plans biometric 'smart tunnels' for airport 10 October 2017

Senior officials have said Dubai Airports will soon have biometric smart tunnels to speed up movement of passengers.

Access-IS's ATOM used for visitors to Japan’s oldest Buddhist temple 09 October 2017

Access-IS's ATOM ePassport reader is being used at the Ekoin Buddhist monastery near Mt. K?ya.

Taiwan rules out biometrics for eID cards 09 October 2017

New national identity cards with integrated chips proposed by Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior will not incorporate biometric data, with officials citing privacy concerns.

ITW develops D2T2 ribbons for Matica 06 October 2017

ITW Security Division develops latest generation of Unichroma dye diffusion thermal transfer ribbons for Matica Technologies’ S7000 card issuance platform.

Ireland to deploy new border management solution 05 October 2017

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) has signed a framework agreement with Vision-Box to deploy a new Border Management Solution in Ireland.  

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Latest White Papers

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.

Gemalto - National identity schemes

To enable public administrations, companies and citizens to freely interact while retaining their formal relationships of liability, there needs to be a progressive development in the use of "digital trust" services.

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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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