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Troy unveils anti-forgery solutions at SDW 2017 27 June 2017

Secure identity solutions firm Troy has unveiled security features to create tamper-proof, fraud-resistant documents at leading event SDW 2017.

NXP launches third generation SmartMX platform 27 June 2017

NXP Semiconductors' new platform built for the digital services era.

Jumio to develop ID solutions with Monzo 26 June 2017

Identity as a Service firm Jumio has announced a partnership with Crowdcube alum and challenger bank, Monzo, related to identity verification for new and existing customers.

IDEX launches fingerprint sensor for contactless cards 26 June 2017

IDEX launches low power fingerprint sensor.

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Suprema to showcase 'world's slimmest FAP20 fingerprint scanner' at SDW 2017 26 June 2017

South Korean biometrics and ID solutions firm Suprema has announced that the company will showcase BioMini Slim 2, the World's slimmest fingerprint authentication scanner at next generation identity solutions event SDW 2017.

Gemalto joins forces with Caliber for CJIS system 23 June 2017

Gemalto collaborates with Caliber Public Safety to provide government agencies a way to comply with Criminal Justice Information Services policies.

Covestro to showcase forgery solutions at SDW 2017 23 June 2017

Secure identity solutions company Covestro plans to to showcase forgery solutions at leading document security event SDW 2017. 

Verifone and SITA team up for airport system 23 June 2017

Verifone works with SITA to offer payment solution integrating airport’s shared IT infrastructure and Verifone payment devices. 

Imprimerie Nationale Group to showcase solutions at SDW 2017 22 June 2017

Secure biometric identity firm Imprimerie Nationale Group plans to showcase its offering of components, products, digital services at world-leading next generation identity event SDW 2017.

Entrust Datacard launches IntelliTrust 22 June 2017

Entrust Datacard launches authentication cloud service with Mobile Smart Credential technology.

 

secunet eGate solution goes into operation in Iceland 22 June 2017

An eGate solution developed by Germany's secunet has begun operation in Iceland. 

Precise Biometrics divests Mobile Smart Card Solutions business 22 June 2017

Precise Biometrics concludes agreement with IDENTOS on the takeover of its Mobile Smart Card Solutions business.

SIA to launch eDocument Physical Security Certification Initiative at SDW 2017 21 June 2017

The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), the global identity and secure eServices advisory body, plans to launch a new initiative to help issuers and manufacturers evaluate the integrity and effectiveness of current and planned secure eDocument physical security design features, at SDW 2017.

Secure Identity Alliance to focus on identity and borders at SDW 2017 19 June 2017

The Secure Identity Alliance will showcase a report on the practical realities of establishing identity and improving border control effectiveness in a new paper at SDW 2017.

Qualcomm purchase of NXP passes Taiwan hurdle 16 June 2017

TFTC gives regulatory clearance to the acquisition by Qualcomm River Holdings of NXP Semiconductors.

Entrust Datacard collaborates with VMware 15 June 2017

Entrust Datacard enters technology collaboration with VMware.

TSA launches biometric tech appraisal 14 June 2017

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced that it will assess biometric checkpoint screening technology at one PreCheck lane at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International and one at Denver International, beginning this week.

Gemalto unveils SafeNet Trusted Access 14 June 2017

Gemalto launches access management and identity protection service.

CLEAR granted biometric boarding pass patent 13 June 2017

Biometric boarding specialist CLEAR has announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued it a Notice of Allowance related to a patent application covering biometric boarding pass technologies.

Precise Biometrics teams up with Fingerprint Cards 12 June 2017

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution integrated in MeReals biometric smart card V2, as part of a cooperation with Fingerprint Cards.

East Timor rolls out ePassports 08 June 2017

East Timor government to start issuing ePassports to its citizens. 

Proven Identity Checking services now in UK govt’s Digital Marketplace 08 June 2017

Following an application for its NSL Valid8 services to be included on the UK Government’s Digital Marketplace, NSL has confirmed both its self-service and managed service identity checking solutions have been assessed and accepted onto the latest G Cloud framework.

Bahrain International Airport opts for Thales-Sita system 07 June 2017

Bahrain's Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication has chosen Thales and SITA to provide the airport security and operations management system. 

CBP deploys biometric exit technology at Washington Dulles 07 June 2017

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun trialling biometric technology evaluation aimed at improving the agency’s ability to verify and track the departure of foreign nationals at Washington Dulles Airport. 

OT and Morpho finalise deal 05 June 2017

Oberthur Technologies and Safran Identity & Security (Morpho) joining forces to create OT-Morpho.

Cognitec reveals role in Automated Border Control at Venice Airport 01 June 2017

German biometrics firm Cognitec reveals role in Automated Border Control at Venice Airport.

Gemalto wins Canadian contracts 01 June 2017

Gemalto wins contracts to provide polycarbonate driver's license in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. 

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Latest 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.

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.

NIST launches white papers on digital identity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released white papers on digital identity and authentication ahead of a key workshop. 

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Newsletter Archives

SDW Newsletter 05 Feb 2015

• Trulioo launches $100,000 fund for digital identity efforts
• Thai govt reveals plans to bring take 700 services online
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SDW Newsletter 29 Jan 2015

• Morpho signs major biometric eBorder contract with UAE
• Latvia launches all-singing, all-dancing new passsport
and more…

SDW Newsletter 22 Jan 2015

• Hong Kong to spend US$387m on upgraded eID cards
• Canadian passport’s UV features cause online stir
and more…

SDW Newsletter 15 Jan 2015

• New York launches municipal ID card programme
• Smart Card Alliance announces new board
and more…

SDW Newsletter 08 Jan 2015

• Gemalto finalises SafeNet acquisition
• Oman to launch ePassports this month


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SDW Newsletter 11 Dec 2014

• G&D joins Entrust Datacard card programme  
• Gemalto inks multi-year deal with SAAQ

and more…

SDW Newsletter 04 Dec 2014

• DoD approves firm to issue secure mobile credentials
• Digidentity joins UK govt’s Verify identity scheme

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