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Nevada launches online DL renewals 24 September 2020

Nevadans with driver’s licenses or identifications cards that expired during the COVID-19 pandemic are now eligible to renew online at the Nevada DMV’s website.

TokenWorks introduces retail ID scanner 24 September 2020

TokenWorks, a company driving advanced driver's license scanning and age verification solutions, has introduced the newest product in its line of ID scanners: AgeVisor Contactless


IEG and Tascent partner on travel experience 24 September 2020

Information Engineering Group Inc (IEG), a loyalty and lounge solution provider,  and Tascent, a leader in intuitive biometrics, have entered into a partnership to deliver a touchless, streamlined experience for IEG’s airport lounge customers.

iProov to partner with Singapore on digital ID 23 September 2020

Four million Singaporeans can now access digital government services online using facial verification implemented by iProov and Toppan Ecquaria for the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech)

N.C. DMV Surpasses 2 Million REAL IDs Issued 23 September 2020

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles reached a milestone with the issuance of its 2 millionth REAL ID license or ID enhancement late last week, more than a year before the REAL ID Act will go into effect. 

AUGENTIC-INCM partner on Cameroon ePassport project 22 September 2020

An AUGENTIC / INCM partnership has been chosen to support the Republic of Cameroon in the modernization of the biometric passport and its issuance process.

Regula partners with Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX) 22 September 2020

Regula has partnered with Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange, a Vaduz-based global fintech company. 

Swedish police authority awards multi-year contract to Thales 21 September 2020

Thales announces that its shareholding company AB Svenska Pass has been awarded the contract to manufacture, personalize and deliver around 12 million ePassports, national ID cards and other identity documents for Swedish citizens. 

Kentucky reaches milestone of 50,000 REAL ID-compliant licenses issued 21 September 2020

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has reached the 50,000 mark in number of REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and identification cards issued, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Iris secures LOI for $27m India ePassport project 17 September 2020

Malaysian ID company Iris Corp has received a letter of intent (LOI) for inlays and operating system required for the Indian ePassport project.


Digital ID Framework to Begin Testing in Canada 17 September 2020

The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) today announced the launch of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF), a set of digital ID and authentication industry standards that will define how digital ID will roll out across Canada.

Winnipeg International Airport launches six Vision-Box eGates 16 September 2020

Beginning September 1, 2020, six Vision-Box Automated Border Control (ABC) eGates will greet arriving travellers enrolled in the NEXUS Program at Winnipeg International Airport.

Seychelles deploys Travizory tech 16 September 2020

The Republic of Seychelles is going live with Travizory technology to facilitate the collection and analysis of traveler documentation to ensure re-opening of the borders in the safest manner

HID Global introduces HID ELEMENT 16 September 2020

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has unveiled its new HID ELEMENT product line

G+D supports Lagarde’s call for digital euro 15 September 2020

Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank ECB, claims for greater commitment to the introduction of a European digital currency. Giesecke+Devrient supports the initiative and calls for faster action at European level.

DNAtix granted blockchain patent for genetic ID management 14 September 2020

Digital DNAtix Ltd., the Israeli startup, announced today the grant of US patent No. US10673847B2 titled, “Systems and methods for user authentication based on a genetic sequence.” 

Entrust Datacard becomes “Entrust” 14 September 2020

Entrust Datacard today announced a new brand identity and company name – Entrust. 

Mozambique ID card production delayed by Covid-19 10 September 2020

Mozambique's National Civil Identification Directorate (DNIC) has had to close its ID card factory in Maputo for a week due to a case of Covid-19.

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SDW and connect:ID News

Identity Week postponed until mid-November

The organisers of the industry-leading identity event, after a great deal of deliberation, and given current world circumstances surrounding COVID-19, have taken the decision to postpone Identity Week 2020 to mid November

Identity Week Asia attracts 1000 international identity experts to inaugural event

Identity Week Asia will open its doors on 8-9 October at Suntec, Singapore, with an expected 1000 experts from around the world convening to discuss next-generation identity solutions and their capability to both transform society and counter identity-based fraud.

Identity Week 2020 reveals new initiatives

The organisers of leading industry event Identity Week 2020 plan to introduce new initatives next year as the show aims to deliver more content and insights to attendees.

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