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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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Identity Devices launches Biometric Privacy platform for Aadhaar 22 January 2019

Identity Devices Sweden, a digital identity and biometric technology company, today announced an innovative new Biometric Privacy Platform for the Aadhaar ecosystem.

HID Global confirms GreenCircle certification 22 January 2019

HID FARGOHDP6600 High Definition Printer/Encoder for ID card personalisation receives GreenCircle certification

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Distilled Identity and Emerge enter partnership 22 January 2019

Distilled Identity, formerly Distilled Analytics, today announced a partnership with Emerge to co-develop the Identity profile layer of an Identity Management and Intelligent Resettlement Platform for Refugees.

secunet equips more European countries with border solutions 21 January 2019

Three more European countries are now relying on border control technology from secunet: Lithuania, Hungary and Poland.

Entersekt appoints Jennifer Singh 21 January 2019

Jennifer Singh joins Entersekt to assist in strategic business development. 

Digital Identity startup Authenteq raises US$5M 18 January 2019

Blockchain digital identity startup Authenteq has raised US$5 million in funding from Draper Associates and Capital300.

secunet gives details on Hungary eGate project 17 January 2019

Secunet, as a subcontractor to ARH Inc., will deliver 14 secunet easygates to Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Budapest and Debrecen International Airport.

JCF and Oracle announce Java Card 3.1 17 January 2019

Java Card Forum and Oracle announce release of Java Card 3.1

Canada's digital ID system could use biometrics, blockchain 16 January 2019

Officials in Canadian Bankers Association says the country has to develop a digital ID system that could use blockchain, biometrics and document review over a live video connection.

Quebec opts for Gemalto and SAAQ 16 January 2019

RAMQ selects Gemalto and SAAQ to produce health insurance cards 

Applied Recognition and Intellicheck join forces on digital ID 15 January 2019

Applied Recognition and Intellicheck have announced a new partnership to advance digital identity authentication. 

Gemalto awarded contract for Uganda’s new e-Immigration solution 14 January 2019

Gemalto, in cooperation with local partner SCINTL, has been awarded the contract for the supply of a Border Management System (BMS)  including  airport self-service eKiosks at Entebbe.

Gemalto integrates eSIM with IoT module 11 January 2019

Gemalto integrates its embedded SIM inside the Cinterion LTE-M IoT module. 

Evolis opens a subsidiary in Japan 10 January 2019

Evolis, which develops personalization systems for plastic cards, announces the creation of a subsidiary in Tokyo under the name of Evolis Japan.

Entrust Datacard announces board appointments 09 January 2019

Entrust Datacard appoints two new board members and confirms appointment of Bobby Mehta as chairman of the board.

globaliD teams up with OneVisage on digital ID 09 January 2019

GlobaliD, a digital identity service provider, and OneVisage, a firm developing 3D facial biometry and 3D graphical authentication running on standard mobile devices

Israel launches RFI for Biometric Testing and Analysis System 08 January 2019

The Biometric Database Management Authority (BDMA) of Israel has requested that companies answer an RFI for a Biometric Testing and Analysis System it is developing.

Gradiant to present new anti-fraud tech 07 January 2019

Biometric firm Gradiant plans to launch Valida, a fully automatic forensic analysis tool that detects manipulations in multimedia documents (jpeg or pdf files).

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Latest White Papers

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.

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.

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SDW and connect:ID News

Identity Week launches call for speakers

The organisers of a major new event called Identity Week have put out a call for speakers.

Identity Week to be launched next year in London

The organisers of a major new event called Identity Week have revealed that its first edition will be held next year.

Regula is a platinum partner of SDW 2018

Regula is showcasing a variety of innovative authenticity verification devices at the world-leading identity solutions event SDW 2018

SDW 2018 panel to debate physical and digital ID

The SDW panel debate, Physical and Digital Identity – an extinction event for security credentials or a case for a new document ecosystem?, debates key questions in this crucial period of convergence for physical and digital identity.

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Events

connect:ID 2019 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 29 April 2019 - 01 May 2019
Planet Biometrics 2019 @ Identity Week Event supported by Planet Biometrics 11 June 2019 - 13 June 2020
SDW 2019 @ Identity Week Event supported by Planet Biometrics 11 June 2019 - 13 June 2018

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