Government ID

This section reports on the emergence of next-generation eID technology, usage and design. From citizen ID cards to residence permits, driving licenses and more, this section will track all the latest developments…

Latest Headlines

Philippines mulling biometrics-based digital ID system 18 August 2017

Philippine officials from its central bank have said that the country is considering a biometrics-based digital ID system similar to India's.

VerifyMe announces new board of directors, CEO 17 August 2017

Biometric identity firm VerifyMe has appointed new senior staff and leadership. 

ID firm to use cryptocurrency 16 August 2017

AuthenticID plans to offer a cryptocurrency token as part of a larger "Smart Identity" effort to more options to people and businesses who have requirements to authenticate the identity of a person, usually initially with a government ID.

Aruba Airport Authority and Vision-Box agree to extend 'Happy Flow' system 15 August 2017

Aruba Airport Authority, and identity solutions firm Vision-Box have agreed a new partnership for the further evolution of the Aruba Happy Flow biometric boarding system.

Ivory Coast introduces biometric residence cards 15 August 2017

Ivory Coast officials have said that foreign nationals can replace their current cards with new biometric cards versions.

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First bank to trial Australia Post’s Digital ID 14 August 2017

CUA has announced that it will be the first bank to trial Australia Post’s Digital ID system.

Indonesia eID case witness dies in the US 14 August 2017

An important witness in a biometric eID corruption investigation in Indonesia died from a gunshot would last week in the US.

Biometric Signature ID to work with National Fingerprint 11 August 2017

ID verification software firm Biometric Signature ID plans to work with National Fingerprint (NFp) on virtual ID proofing and verification services.

Maryland partners with MorphoTrust USA 10 August 2017

Maryland MDOT MVA and MorphoTrust USA announce partnership to include IdentoGO centres at six MDOT MVA locations.

Biometrics 'revolutionising' govt security 10 August 2017

Biometric technologies are fundamentally changing the way governments approach security, according to a new report by Accenture.

Acuant partners with CONFIRM on mobile ID 09 August 2017

 Acuant, a provider of data capture and authentication solutions, today announced a partnership with Boston-based digital identity company, CONFIRM.

Digital ID firm secures $13.9m in funding 09 August 2017

Digital identity verification tech firm Socure ID has announced today that it has closed a $13.9 million Series B round of funding.

Kenya's biometric election hits henna snag 08 August 2017

Several women in Kenya had to wait a while to vote on Tuesday after a biometric kit failed to pick up their fingerprints because of the henna on their hands.

Ireland welcomes its first self-service airport gates 07 August 2017

The first automatic border control gates are to be installed at Dublin Airport, in an effort to increase security and speed up queues.

World Identity Network plans to link blockchain with identity 04 August 2017

A global identity initiative launched last week is planning to link identity with blockchain technology.

Optaglio reveals '3D animation' visual effect 03 August 2017

Czech Republic-based secure document hologram firm unveils innovative security feature.

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Features

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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