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…

Latest Headlines

Australia to strengthen biometric security for airport, seaport staff 18 September 2017

Biometric security is going to be implemented for airport and seaport staff in Australia.

Turkmenistan and ICAO working on Central Asia progress 14 September 2017

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov last week met with ICAO Council President Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu to discuss domestic and regional air transport issues.

Iceland selects secunet PKI solution 13 September 2017

Electronic travel documents in Iceland will soon be authenticated using a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) by secunet

Acuant reports revenue and profitability rise 13 September 2017

Data capture and ID authentication solutions firm Acuant has announced record revenue and profitability over the past year.

secunet comments on waiting times at airports 12 September 2017

Staff from border control firm secunet Security Network have commented on a recent open letter to the EU Council of Ministers by the international air transport associations IATA, A4E, AIRE, ERA and ACI Europe.

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ITW covers continued importance of holograms in new paper 12 September 2017

ITW Security Division has added a new White Paper ‘The Hologram - Still Going Strong!’ to its website for the personal ID and secure government documents markets.

connect:ID announces new plans for 2018 11 September 2017

The organisers of the next-generation identity solutions event connect:ID 2018 have revealed new initiatives for the event’s fifth edition.

Gemalto's biometric passports being used in over 30 countries 07 September 2017

Digital security firm Gemalto has announced that its ePassport technologies are now being used in over 30 different countries.

Jenetric launches Livetouch Quattro Mobil 07 September 2017

German biometrics firm Jenetric plans to launch Livetouch Quattro Mobile, a handheld scanner, which also allows the scanning of documents and taking an electronic signature,

SuperCom wins 8-year contract for Iceland's ePassport and ID card system 06 September 2017

ID solutions firm SuperCom hasannounced that it has won an 8-year contract for the development, delivery and maintenance of a new central personalization system for electronic passports and polycarbonate national electronic ID cards, for Iceland. 

Fingerprints joins Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition 04 September 2017

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints has become a member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition.

Optaglio prepares new generation of microholograms 30 August 2017

High-resolution security hologram firm Optaglio has established a research unit focused on microholograms.

Plynk partners with Jumio on money messaging 30 August 2017

Biometrics-enabled digital ID firm Jumio has announced an agreement with Plynk, a money messaging app.

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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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