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IDnow supports European digital identity ecosystem 08 July 2021

IDnow, a leading European Platform-as-a-Service provider for identity verification, announces its participation in the IDunion network, which aims to build an open ecosystem for decentralised identity management.

AnyVision raises $235M 08 July 2021

AnyVision, a leading Recognition AI company, today announced it has secured an investment of $235 million from SoftBank Vision Fund 2i and Eldridge with further participation from existing investors


SITA upgrades passenger processing at Prague airport 06 July 2021

SITA today announced that it has implemented its new-generation of passenger processing infrastructure at Václav Havel Airport Prague, paving the way to a completely touchless, mobile passenger journey at the airport in future.

Vision-Box and Finland deploy EU Entry/Exit system 06 July 2021

Vision-Box, a leader in biometrics seamless travel, automated border control and digital identity solutions has announced that the company, along with the Finnish Border Guard (RAJA), are implementing the first EU Entry/Exit System (EES) project inside the Schengen area

Veridos: Bangladesh celebrates the country’s first eGates 05 July 2021

Asaduzzaman Khan, Honorable Minister of Home Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, has officially opened the country’s first eGates at the capital’s International Airport.

Dominica biometric passport ready for launch 01 July 2021

The government of the Commonwealth of Dominic has announced the launch of its new biometric passport effective from July 19, 2021

Thales tech optimises air passenger experience 01 July 2021

Thales technologies enable airport operators, airlines and border officials to enhance the travel experience and increase security at four main points around the airport.

ARIADNEXT and IDnow reveal merger 01 July 2021

 IDnow, a German-based leader in identity verification-as a-service solutions, today announced that it has agreed to acquire ARIADNEXT, a French company specializing in remote identity verification and digital identity creation. 

HID Global expands access control offering 29 June 2021

HID Global, a leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced the most feature-rich implementation of the latest MIFARE DESFire EV3 credential.

IDEMIA brings biometric boarding to LAX 25 June 2021

IDEMIA is facilitating a facial recognition system to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) increase air passengers’ security and border control at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

ZetesConfidens provides digital trust services for Belgium 25 June 2021

ZetesConfidens, Zetes’ business unit dedicated to the securisation of digital transactions,  has been selected by the Belgian Authorities to provide digital trust services for the Digital COVID Certificate (DCC)

Vision-Box and partners deliver Frontex trial in Bulgaria 24 June 2021

Vision-Box, a world leader in biometrics seamless travel, automated border control and digital identity solutions has announced the launch of a Frontex awarded trial to implement an innovative pilot project at two land borders in Bulgaria

Oasis Smart SIM partners with ARIADNEXT, 23 June 2021

Oasis Smart SIM, GSMA-Certified expert in eSIM technology, officially announces its partnership with ARIADNEXT, a leading European provider of digital identification services

Smart Engines introduced in-browser document recognition 22 June 2021

Smart Engines introduced in-browser document recognition technologies, which do not require  sending data from the client device

Star Alliance, NEC and SITA sign agreement 17 June 2021

Frequent flyer program customers of Star Alliance member airlines will soon be able to use their biometric identity across any participating airline at any participating airport following a new agreement between the world’s largest airline alliance, NEC Corporation and SITA.

SIA opposes US biometric legislation 17 June 2021

The Security Industry Association (SIA) – a leading trade association representing security solutions providers – has announced its strong opposition to the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act

HID adds biometrics to HID Signo Readers 17 June 2021

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced its HID® Signo Biometric Reader 25B that is designed to capture and read fingerprints in real-world applications and conditions. 

Auth0 releases State of Secure Identity report 16 June 2021

Auth0, the modern identity platform, today announced the launch of its inaugural security report: The State of Secure Identity. 

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SDW and connect:ID News

Identity Week Asia 8-9 September 2021

Post-pandemic Asia Pacific is expected to continue being the fastest growing global region for the identity market, and Singapore is a major identity hub helping to drive innovation. Identity Week Asia is a world-class event, aiming to help create a more secure world, through the implementation of trusted identity solutions. 

connect:ID 2021 5 - 6 October

Join us at connect:ID 2021 to shape the future of global trusted identity. Download the prospectus here or get in touch now to discuss how you can be involved. We have sponsorship opportunities available that suit every budget and business need.

5-6 October 2021 at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

Identity Week 2021 reveals new initiatives

Identity Week is the industry’s premier forum for ideas and knowledge exchange, bringing together the brightest minds in the identity sector to promote innovation, new thinking, and more effective identity solutions.

Join us on 22-23 September at ExCeL, London

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