Passport & Visas

This section reports on the latest developments - both technical and market-related - in the world of ePassports, visas and related standards and specifications…

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ITW Security develops holographic passport laminates for Diletta laminator 19 February 2018

ITW Security Division has developed its latest generation of Holographic Passport Film for DILETTA’s new RL120+ passport laminator.

BKC biometric border device integrates Elyctis solutions 19 February 2018

Ukrainian border control tech firm BKC has introduced a new product, the K.BPT800 portable terminal, which incorporates biometric and other ID solutions.

UAE could 'phase out' immigration officers by 2020 15 February 2018

The UAE’s Ministry of Interior has made the bold projection that is will be able to phase out immigration officers at airports by 2020 through the adoption of AI and biometrics.

More details emerge of Canadian-Dutch digital border app 12 February 2018

The Known Traveller Digital Identity, a joint venture between the governments of Canada and the Netherlands, will be tested first on travellers going between those countries. 

Cairo International taps Gemalto for document readers 12 February 2018

Gemalto supplies Cairo International Airport with automated document readers.

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First speakers revealed for SDW 2018 08 February 2018

The organisers of next-generation human identity solutions event SDW 2018 have announced the first of the speakers that will appear at its conference. 

Optaglio develops extremely resistant microholograms. 08 February 2018

High-resolution security holograms firm Optaglio has introduced "extremely resistant" microholograms.

Tanzania opts for HID 01 February 2018

HID Global selected by Tanzania government for ePassport programme. 

Terrapinn acquires Science Media Partners 25 January 2018

Terrapinn, the global events company, announced today that it has acquired Science Media Partners (SMP), an international events and publishing company based in the UK and focused on next-generation government, citizen and consumer-based identity solutions.

First connect:ID 2018 speakers announced 18 January 2018

The organisers of the next-generation identity solutions event connect:ID 2018 – Science Media Partners and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) have revealed the first speakers for the event. 

Paper technologies take spotlight in new report 17 January 2018

The numerous and complex anti-counterfeiting solutions that are used in passport pages have been highlighted in a new white paper released by Gemalto.

Tunisian biometric ID programme faces privacy challenge 15 January 2018

A biometric ID card proposal has officially been withdrawn from consideration in the Assembly of the Representatives of the People (ARP) in Tunisia, say NGO groups.

SDW 2018 launches exhibition registration 11 January 2018

The organiser of next-generation identity solutions and document security event SDW 2018, Science Media Partners, has opened registration for the show’s exhibition.

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Features

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.

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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