SuperCom wins 8-year contract for Iceland's ePassport and ID card system


ID solutions firm SuperCom hasannounced that it has won an 8-year contract for the development, delivery and maintenance of a new central personalization system for electronic passports and polycarbonate national electronic ID cards, for Iceland.

SuperCom was awarded the contract following an international open tender during which 12 companies submitted proposals.

"This is an exciting win for SuperCom, consistent with our strategy to grow revenue from developed countries. The new Icelandic ePassports personalization system will leverage SuperCom's most advanced ePassport and eID technology providing improved secure documents issuance and delivery capabilities," commented Mr. Arie Trabelsi, SuperCom's President and CEO.

The proposed system, based on SuperCom's cyber secure Magna™ National Population Registry platform, will personalize those cards and e-passport booklets, graphically and electronically, and will protect those documents against forgery in compliance with the highest international standards.  

SuperCom's system will interface directly with the customer's various environmental IT and legacy systems and SuperCom will also maintain and support the new system throughout the duration of the contract.

SuperCom delivered the current ePassport and eID card personalization system to Register Iceland in the 2006/2007 calendar year. SuperCom's original system is running perfectl

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