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…

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Capital One buys digital identity startup Confyrm 18 May 2018

Capital One has acquired Confyrm, a US-based digital identity and fraud alert startup, to speed its development of ID solutions.

Chinese facial ID firm targets Africa 17 May 2018

China's CloudWalk Technology Co, a domestic start-up based in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Zimbabwean government on a mass facial recognition project.

G+D Mobile Security and IDnow partner on biometric ID project 17 May 2018

G+D Mobile Security and IDnow have entered into a partnership to combine expertise and resources with the aim to develop AI-driven biometric and security technologies

EU agrees proposal for travel information body 08 May 2018

EU ambassadors have confirmed an agreement reached between the Council Presidency and the European Parliament representatives on the proposal for a European travel information and authorisation system (ETIAS).

Giesecke+Devrient reports higher earnings 19 April 2018

Security technology group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has reported that it exceeded the record revenue achieved in the previous year, with a rise of more than 2%.

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Commission proposes biometrics with ID cards 18 April 2018

European Commission adopts new security proposals.

China launches mobile ID authentication chips 17 April 2018

China’s Ministry of Public Security issued the first batch of 50,000 smart chip cards in Gongqing City of Jiangxi Province.

Applied DNA to debut security print platform solution 10 April 2018

Applied DNA Sciences will debut its security print platform solution featuring the Videojet 1860M continuous inkjet (CIJ) printer at an upcoming trade show.

IOTA starts testing digital IDs in Taipei 05 April 2018

The team behind Internet of Things cryptocurrency Iota want to embed digital identity capability into a smart city project in Taiwan.

Gambia govt refutes reports that ID deal with Semlex was aborted 04 April 2018

Gambia's government has denied reports in local media that an identity system deal with Belgian firm Semlex is in doubt.

SuperCom lands $4 million Africa e-gov contract 04 April 2018

Isreali ID solutions firm SuperCom has signed a new approximately $4 million contract with a national government customer in Africa.  

Ghana readies to roll out ID card project 29 March 2018

Ghana's government has handed over a fleet of vehicles and other essential logistics to the National Identification Authority (NIA) to facilitate the nationwide issuance, by the Authority, of a national ID card, known as the Ghana Card.

Veridos completes acquisition of E-Seek 28 March 2018

German identity tech firm Veridos has acquired E-Seek, an American company based in San Diego, California, that specializes in ID card verification technology. 

Delta Biometrics launches biometric check-in option 26 March 2018

Delta Sky Club members using the CLEAR system can use their fingerprints to enter all 50 US Delta Sky Club locations beginning this week.

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.

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.

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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.

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