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The site’s main focus is on the design, manufacture, personalization and use of documents such as passports, ID cards (of all varieties), visas and driving licences, but it also covers a host of other security documents and vertical markets such as border control.

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Researchers develop paper ‘fingerprint’ technique 26 May 2017

A team of scientists at Newcastle University have found an inexpensive method to validate the authenticity of paper documents.

Ecuador inks deal with NXP 26 May 2017

Ecuadorian Government chooses NXP's SmartMX2 secure microcontroller for multi-purpose contactless citizen ID card. 

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Ugandan ministry pushes for ePassport funds 25 May 2017

A Ugandan ministry has demanded that the government allocate significant funding towards the start of an ePassport issuance programme.

Maryland card wins Élan Award 24 May 2017

Gemalto receives Élan Award for Card Manufacturing Excellence for new Maryland driver's license and identification card

Netki releases digital ID solution for blockchain 23 May 2017

Wallet and identity provider Netki has launched a digital identity solution that it says will improve compliance for blockchain use across business, finance and healthcare.

US overstay figures throw spotlight on biometric exit plans 23 May 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has revealed that more than 750,000 travellers over-stayed their visas in the last fiscal year.

Global secure elements see ‘remarkable growth’ 22 May 2017

Eurosmart forecasts 'close to 10 billion' secure elements will be shipped globally in 2017.

Singapore to trial eVoter registration with eID cards 19 May 2017

Island state Singapore plans to pilot a new voting registration system that linked pollers' identity to their smart identity cards.

MULTOS Consortium welcomes new member 19 May 2017

Woodforest National Bank joins MULTOS as a Partner Member. 

Iris ID speeding up eGates in Qatar 18 May 2017

Biometrics firm Iris ID has revealed that its iris recognition tech is helping passengers at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport to pass through self-service security e-gates in as little as 10 seconds.

Liberia takes steps towards issuing biometric eID cards 18 May 2017

The African nation Liberia has taken steps towards the launch of a biometric eID card issuance, with  the relevant equipment deployed in a central office.

ITW security division to showcase passport security solutions at SDW 2017 17 May 2017

ITW Security Division plans to display highly secure laminate solutions for passports at SDW 2017 at the QEII Centre, London on 26-28th June.

Digital ID firm Trulioo launches selfie solution 17 May 2017

Digital identity solutions provider Trulioo has has launched an ID document verification solution with facial comparison technology. 

OPTAGLIO unveils research centre 15 May 2017

OPTAGLIO establishes research centre focused on the forensic aspects of anti-counterfeit protection technologies for documents.

Lyon Airport deploys eGates 12 May 2017

Imprimerie Nationale Group deploys eGates for border control at Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, France.

Gemalto teams with Veridos for Macao deal 11 May 2017

Gemalto partners with Veridos to supply contactless eID cards to the Macao SAR Government.

Intercede Group wins US contract 11 May 2017

Intercede wins MyID contract from major US aerospace and defence contractor.

Airline association calls for biometric security instead of electronics ban 10 May 2017

The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX)  has called for a hold on any electronics ban expansion to Europe, calling instead for a “green-list” of passengers validated by biometrics

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Latest White Papers

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.

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SDW and connect:ID News

SDW 2017 launches call for speakers

Next-generation government and citizen identity event SDW 2017 has revealed that speaker proposals are now being accepted for its 11th edition.

secunet releases SDW InterOp 2016 results

secunet Security Networks has published the final set of test results from the SDW InterOp 2016 event held in London in May 2016.

More than 100 stands already reserved for SDW 2017

More than 100 companies have already reserved stands for next-generation government identity solutions event SDW 2017, which will be held on 26-28 June, 2017 in the QEII Centre in London.

SDW InterOp 2016 statement regarding claims of ePassport reading speeds

The organisers of SDW InterOp 2016 would like to, in the strongest terms, clarify that any vendor claims being made surrounding the reading speed of ePassports is not in any way an official result of the tests.

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Secure Identification 31 May 2017 - 01 June 2017
ISDEF 2017 6-8 June 2017
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