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Singapore police use HID Global’s multispectral fingerprint tech 21 February 2020

HID Global announced that the traffic branch of the Singapore Police Force has deployed HID Lumidigm V-series Fingerprint Sensors to verify the identities of driver’s license applicants

CICC and Keesing Technologies partner to prevent identity fraud in Caribbean 20 February 2020

Caribbean Identity Compliance & Consultancy (CICC), and Keesing Technologies have announced a partnership to help businesses in the Caribbean region prevent identity fraud 

Entrust Datacard simplifies high-assurance authentication 17 February 2020

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure issuance technology solutions, has announced two new high-assurance offerings for the company’s unified authentication management platform

Experian: Identity key to business success 04 February 2020

Experian’s annual Global Identity and Fraud Report found that the keys to meaningful online customer engagement are identifying and recognizing consumers time after time. 

Jamaica ePassport for part of Pica transformation: Gov 23 January 2020

Jamaicans are on the cusp of receiving ePassports, as part of the transformation process taking place at the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA), reports state news agency JIS.

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Romania to introduce eID cards starting 2021 16 January 2020

Romania is to start issuing electronic ID cards in August 2021 to align with the standards set at the European Union level. Romania’s current ID card was introduced in 1997.

Socure reveals study on Synthetic Identity Fraud 14 January 2020

Socure has published a new whitepaper on the growing issue of synthetic identity fraud,

Neustar launches flexible digital ID solutions 13 January 2020

Neustar, a global information services company, has expanded its digital identity risk portfolio to address the needs of companies looking for a more flexible customer identity authentication solution

Tanzania sees ePassport rush as deadline nears 09 January 2020

The number of Tanzanians applying for electronic passports has drastically increased to an average of 1,200 applications from between 300 and 400 per day.

Pepper & Ink Technologies generates over 100 million enhanced QR codes 09 January 2020

Pepper & Ink Technologies has successfully generated over 100 million Enhanced QR Codes on PAN Cards for the Indian Ministry of Finance with zero error precision. 

Margus Arm appointed system chief at Estonia's RIA 03 January 2020

The Estonian Information System Authority (RIA's) director general has appointed Margus Arm, head of the department for electronic identity at RIA, as his deputy responsible for the state information system, reports local media.

JCB signs strategic partnership with Keychain 30 December 2019

JCB. an issuer and acquirer in Japan and a global payment network and Keychain, a leading blockchain technology provider have announced a collaboration in leveraging blockchain in the payment area.

ROC chooses Mühlbauer for electronic tax ID I 19 December 2019

Based upon the Congolese National ID Card and ePassport project, the Republic of the Congo  awarded Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH to implement a state-of-the-art, biometric Tax ID Card.

AI firm tricks face recognition at airport 19 December 2019

Researchers with artificial-intelligence firm Kneron said they fooled facial-recognition software at an airport and mobile-payment kiosks using a printed mask.

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Features

ID documents: How holograms innovate and protect

Dr Mark Deakes, general secretary of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), considers current developments in security holography in the face of continuing worries about fake identity documents.

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.

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