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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GhanaCards powered by cryptovision 19 October 2017

German identity tech firm cryptovision has highlighted the role it has played in development of Ghana's multi-application eID card.

Trade body calls report on counterfieting job losses ‘extremely disturbing’ 18 October 2017

An international trade body says a new report on job losses due to counterfeiting is ‘extremely disturbing’ and urges a ‘redoubling’ of global authentication strategies.

IRIS appoints Shaiful Subhan as new Group CEO 16 October 2017

Identity solutions firm IRIS Corporation has announced the appointment of Shaiful Subhan as the new Group CEO.

Australian border guards trial iPhones as biometic border tool 16 October 2017

Border Force officers at Australia’s eight international airports are piloting the use of Apple iPhones as portable biometric scanners. 

Maldives unveils multi-application card 12 October 2017

Maldives introduces new multi-application Passport Card.

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Veridos wins Zambian eID card project 12 October 2017

German identity solutions firm Veridos has secured the contract for a Zambian eID card project.

GET Group launches Digital ID solution 12 October 2017

Secure credentials firm Get Group has announced the launch of its digital identity platform, GET mID.

UAE plans biometric 'smart tunnels' for airport 10 October 2017

Senior officials have said Dubai Airports will soon have biometric smart tunnels to speed up movement of passengers.

Access-IS's ATOM used for visitors to Japan’s oldest Buddhist temple 09 October 2017

Access-IS's ATOM ePassport reader is being used at the Ekoin Buddhist monastery near Mt. K?ya.

NovaTeqni developing blockchain attendance solution in Africa 05 October 2017

NovaTeqni plans to develop a blockchain version of a biometric Farmers Management System it has developed for Malawi, but this time for a so-far un-named country.

Ireland to deploy new border management solution 05 October 2017

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) has signed a framework agreement with Vision-Box to deploy a new Border Management Solution in Ireland.  

Veridos chosen for eGates project at Luxembourg airport 28 September 2017

The Police Grand-Ducale Luxembourg have commissioned Veridos to install ten eGates for automated border control at the country’s international airport.

Event explores Latin America's potential for eID tech 28 September 2017

The organisers of the eIDConference say the Latin American ID Matrix, to be held next month in Colombia, will underline the region's potential for eID technology.

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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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