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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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Headline News

ICAO highlights importance of robust ID management 21 July 2017

Robust ID management frameworks provide critical foundation for secure travel document and border control solutions.

Thailand gives monks smart ID cards 20 July 2017

Senior Thai officials have revealed that monks are to be issued with smart cards tracking their criminal history.

News

SDW 2017 sees attendee numbers soar to new record 20 July 2017

Leading next-generation government and citizen ID event SDW 2017 has revealed year-on-year growth in visitorship of 6%, and a record level of conference attendees.

Iris Corp appoints new directors 20 July 2017

Malaysian identity solutions firm Iris Corp has appointed two new directors.

ELAN opts for MagnaChip 19 July 2017

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation selected as a foundry partner by ELAN Microelectronics to manufacture fingerprint sensor IC-based smart cards. 

Belgian parliament approves eID law 19 July 2017

The Belgian parliament has approved legislation on electronic identification.

WISeKey unveils citizen digital identity platform 19 July 2017

Swiss-based cybersecurity/IoT company WISeKey has announced its new citizen digital identity platform under the Microsoft CityNext, a smart city programme.

Nigeria mulling local production of ePassports 19 July 2017

Nigeria is considering the option of producing its ePassports in country, rather than relying on international firms.

CBP deploys biometric exit tech to Chicago O’Hare International Airport 18 July 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) for select flights from ORD.

Australia Post to deliver biometrics-enabled Digital iD solution 18 July 2017

Australia Post has released its highly anticipated digital identity verification solution Digital iD via a soft launch for consumers, government and businesses, with a biometrics-enabled version to be released in the coming months.

Jura wins patent for LetterScreen++ solution 13 July 2017

Hungarian secure identity solutions firm Jura has revealed that its LetterScreen++ ghost-image solution for passports has been patented.

Entrust Datacard unveils IoT solution 13 July 2017

Entrust Datacard launches ioTrust security solution.

Kyrgyzstan starts issuing ICAO-compliant eIDs 12 July 2017

Central Asian state Kyrgyzstan has begun issuing ICAO-compliant eIDs.

ITW security reveals new secureprint patch for gov IDs 11 July 2017

ITW Security Division has developed a new Laminate Patch that is designed to work with a wide variety of plastic ID Card substrates including PVC, PET and composite cards that have been personalised with a D2T2 or retransfer card printer.

NIMC deploys SMS service 11 July 2017

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission rolls out SMS platform to access ID services

Kathleen Caroll to lead SIA data board 11 July 2017

HID's Kathleen Carroll to chair SIA Data Privacy Advisory Board. 

MorphoTrust hits new milestone 07 July 2017

TSA PreCheck Application Program enrols five million customers.

Clemens Berger named chair of Louisenthal 06 July 2017

Clemens Berger becomes chairman of the management board of substrate and foil manufacturer.

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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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