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Cross Match acquires DigitalPersona 23 April 2014

Cross Match Holdings and DigitalPersona announce definitive merger agreement.

Biometrics Institute launches survey 23 April 2014

Biometrics Institute launches its 2014 Industry Survey 


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The leading event for next generation government credentials, intelligent border control and document anticounterfeiting. Discounted booking now open. The event will provide a global showcase for next-generation human identity solutions, focusing on intrinsic document security and on the new cutting-edge secure infrastructure now required to produce and use these advanced documents in live situations.

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Somalia opts for eDocuments 22 April 2014

The Federal Republic of Somalia launches two new citizen ID programmes: a new national ID card and ePassport.  

INSIDE rolls out new SESAM-Vitale solution 22 April 2014

INSIDE Secure starts delivering its latest generation secure microcontroller for the Carte SESAM-Vitale 2 programme, the French national health care insurance card.

CardLogix introduces Card Encoding Engine 17 April 2014

CardLogix launches Card Encoding Engine (CEE) for the creation of secure ID cards and badges.

Biometrics research centre launches 16 April 2014

Centre for biometrics research and testing created in Switzerland, offering opportunities for collaboration and cooperation between industry and academia in Europe and worldwide, in biometric security.

Datacard unveils new module 15 April 2014

Datacard announces second generation Datacard MX Series Vision Verification Module.

STQC certification for SecuGen reader 15 April 2014

SecuGen’s FAP 20 and PIV certified Hamster Pro 20 fingerprint reader certified by India's Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) Directorate.

Morpho joins FIDO Alliance 14 April 2014

Morpho joins the Fast IDentity Online Alliance, an industry consortium delivering standards for simpler, stronger authentication during online transactions.

New CEO for ASK 11 April 2014

ASK names Julien Zuccarelli as the company’s new CEO. 

SIBA announces board members 10 April 2014

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association announces its board members.

Entrust launches new cloud-based service 09 April 2014

Entrust launches Entrust IdentityGuard Cloud Services. New service consolidates management of digital identities, SSL certificates and credentials via a single solution platform.

HID survey shows attitudes about physical access control 08 April 2014

HID Global infographic illustrates results of a survey it conducted on physical access control. The survey orevealed enterprise end users’ perceptions about change and the importance of industry best practices, and how well today’s technology and policy best practices are being implemented.  

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SDW 2014 and connect:ID news

IBIA announces connect:ID, an international event on human identity and technology

The International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) and Science Media Partners (SMP) are pleased to present the connect:ID exhibition and conference, March 17-19, at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington, DC.

connect:ID exhibition booths now sold out!

We are excited to announce that all booths for the connect:ID exhibition have now been sold!

New Features for SDW 2014
Preparations are well underway for SDW 2014 with a host of new features announced.
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Eurosmart gives eIDAS vote the thumbs up 06 April 2014

Eurosmart’s Chairman welcomes European Parliament’s eIDAS vote as a crucial step towards the removal of existing barriers to Europe’s digital development.

New Zealand SmartGate use extended 03 April 2014

New Zealand’s Customs Minister announces that SmartGate is now open to UK and US travellers on arrival in the country.

Gemalto’s PIV technology selected by ORNL 02 April 2014

Gemalto's Protiva IDPrime Personal Identification Verification (PIV) selected to secure logical and physical access for Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

New ePassport for SVG 01 April 2014

Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines enhances border security by launching ePassports 

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