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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Congressman Michael T McCaul to be keynote at connect:ID 28 April 2017

Congressman Michael T McCaul has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the upcoming identity technology conference connect:ID 2017 in Washington DC.

CBP Acting Commissioner to present opening keynote at connect:ID 2017 27 April 2017

The organisers of next-generation identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have revealed that Kevin McAleenan, the Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will the opening keynote speaker at the much-anticipated conference.

Crossmatch to reveal the Nomad at connect:ID 2017 27 April 2017

Designed with today’s highly mobile world in mind, the Nomad product line incorporates low-profile, space-saving, lightweight fingerprint sensor technology.

GET Group North America debuting Commercial Identity Verification (CIV) Smart Card at connect:ID 2017 25 April 2017

Secure identity solutions firm GET Group North has announced the availability of its new GET CIV card, a Commercial Identity Verification (CIV) smart card compliant with the US government’s  FIPS201-2 specifications for identity credentials. 

Mobile driving licences coming into sharp focus at connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

A coming shift towards mobile or digital driving licences that many expect will occur in the next decade – or sooner – will have major ramifications for the identity industry.

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US border security at the heart of connect:ID 2017 18 April 2017

Border security in the USA is about to undergo major change in the wake of President Trump’s election to office, with land, sea, and air borders set to be shaken up with a raft of new or revitalized policies.

Shandong chooses Evolis for issuance of social security cards 18 April 2017

Evolis has been selected by the Shandong Social Security department for the personalization and instant issuance of multifunctional plastic cards.

New Zealand Customs tests Safran’s kiosks 10 April 2017

Self-service solution for families travelling together tested at Christchurch Airport, new Zealand

SDW 2017 exhibition now sold out 06 April 2017

The industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals, SDW 2017, has sold out all exhibition stands ahead of its 11th edition.

ITW Security launches ID document white papers 06 April 2017

ITW Security Division has added its latest White Papers ‘Creating Trust in ID Documents’ and ‘Fraudulently Obtained Genuine (FOG) Documents’ to its website.

Callsign integrates its IDA technology with ForgeRock platform 30 March 2017

Digital authentication provider Callsign has announced it has integrated its Intelligence Driven Authentication (IDA) with the identity management firm ForgeRock’s platform. 

British Airways open for biometric boarding with face recognition 27 March 2017

UK flagship airline British Airways has revealed that facial recognition is now available at a small number of boarding gates

India planning tenders for new ePassport 24 March 2017

The Indian government has started preparations for introducing an ePassport, with its parliament discussing contracts.

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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.

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.

Putting the E in Estonia

This “startup nation” has built a streamlined digital infrastructure of cutting-edge public and private services from the ground up – and it is also a case study of how all countries could benefit from eGovernment

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