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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.

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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).

Juniper Research: Retailers to lose $130bn globally in card-not-present fraud 04 January 2019

A new study from Juniper Research has found that retailers are set to lose some $130 billion in digital CNP (Card-not-Present) fraud between 2018 and 2023

New leadership for international holography body 04 January 2019

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), which represents the global hologram industry, has appointed a new chairman and Board.

Blockpass joins Open Identity Exchange 03 January 2019

The Open Identity Exchange (OIX) today announced that Blockpass IDN Limited has joined the ranks of its membership.

IDShield wins ID system praise 03 January 2019

Identity monitoring, theft protection and restoration technology and services firm IDShield was recognized as a “Leader” in Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2018 Identity Protection Service Provider Scorecard in its Detection category.

Malaysian state launches facial recognition system 02 January 2019

The Malaysian state of Penang has become the first to launch a facial recognition system capable of detecting faces of criminals through closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, in a bid to improve public safety in the state.

Idemia and Semlex vying for Ivory Coast voter card deal: Report 02 January 2019

ID tech firms Idemia and Semlex are vying for an Ivory Coast voter card deal, according to an industry report.

Taiwan plans eID cards by 2020 31 December 2018

Taiwan's parliament has unveiled a plan to replace national ID cards with electronic ID cards to be issued nationwide in the second half of 2020.

Former Welsh minister opposed UK identity cards 31 December 2018

The former secretary of Wales opposed plans for compulsory UK national identity cards in the 1990s as he saw them as a threat to the union, newly released documents reveal.

Vision-Box wins travel experience award 28 December 2018

Vision-Box, as a partner of the Fast Passenger Processing System trial underway at Sydney Airport, has been recognized with an International Airport Review Award, for Passenger Experience and Seamless Travel.
 

New smart ID cards launched in HK 28 December 2018

Nine newly established Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres in Hong Kong commenced operation on 27 December.

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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

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