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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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ITW highlights need for physical IDs in white paper 16 November 2017

ITW Security Division has added its latest White Paper ‘The Physical ID Card is Dead – Long live the Physical ID!’ to its website for the personal ID and secure government documents market.

Veridium to offer biometrics for unbanked in Africa 16 November 2017

Biometric authentication firm Veridium plans to partner with Wala, a South African-based, blockchain-powered financial services platform for the unbanked and underbanked.

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SDW 2018 launches call for speakers 16 November 2017

The organiser of next-generation identity solutions event SDW 2018, Science Media Partners, has launched a call for speakers at the event’s ground-breaking conference.

IDEMIA and RCL trial tech 16 November 2017

IDEMIA and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd complete biometric trial with US Customs and Border Protection.

Research centre develops best practices for ABCs 15 November 2017

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and its partners have developed a set of best practices for automated border control. 

Laxton delivers biometric ID programme in Malawi 15 November 2017

China-based Laxton has deployed a biometric ID programme in Malawi that will be used for elections and eGovernment services.

IDEMIA highlights biometric tech at Changi 15 November 2017

Identity solutions firm IDEMIA has revealed details about how its biometric technology is powering authentication at Changi Airport's new terminal in Singapore. 

Cryptomathic publishes Digital Signatures for Dummies 14 November 2017

New book provides 'introduction to the complex world of digital signatures'.

Gemalto teams with UTCID 13 November 2017

Gemalto launches platinum partnership with Center for Identity at University of Texas at Austin.

Secure Identity Alliance launches code of conduct 13 November 2017

The Secure Identity Alliance, the global identity and secure eServices advisory body, today announced the adoption of a Code of Conduct that all the Alliance’s members will voluntarily commit to.

Papua New Guinea mulling biometric voter database 13 November 2017

Island nation Papua New Guinea is mulling a biometric database to use in upcoming elections.

Costa Rica to have ePassport by 2020 13 November 2017

Officials have confirmed that South American country Costa Rica will have an ePassport by the end of the decade, with a tender to be launched soon.

Optaglio solution protects chips in ePassports 09 November 2017

Czech high-resolution security holograms firm Optaglio has announced a new solution focused on protecting chips in e-passports.

Somaliland to hold iris recognition elections 09 November 2017

Somaliland’s presidential election on November 13 will be the first ever election in Africa to use Iris-recognition software to register and monitor voting.

IDEMIA launches EMV migration centre in Pakistan 08 November 2017

IDEMIA launches Pakistan’s first EMV-certified payments cards personalisation centre.

Infineon joins JCF 07 November 2017

Infineon becomes latest Java Card Forum member

Vision-Box launches Seamless Airport 4.0 in Singapore 07 November 2017

Biometric borders firm Vision-box has released a new airport passenger experience system called the Seamless Airport 4.0. 

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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 sees attendee numbers soar to new record

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.

SDW 2017 exhibition now sold out

The industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals, SDW 2017, has sold out all exhibition stands ahead of its 11th edition.

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.

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Events

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TRUSTECH – Pay, Identify, Connect & Secure 28 November 2017 - 30 May 2017
UK Security Expo 29-30 November 2017
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