Government ID

This section reports on the emergence of next-generation eID technology, usage and design. From citizen ID cards to residence permits, driving licenses and more, this section will track all the latest developments…

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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. 

Australia allows automated border clearance for Taiwanese 06 November 2017

Australia has announced that its automated arrival border clearance option is now available to eligible Taiwanese ePassport holders, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday.

Elyctis ID BOX used for biometric vote in Kyrgyzstan 06 November 2017

ID solutions firm Elyctis has revealed that its tech was used for biometric elections in Kyrgyzstan.

Liberian president launches national biometric ID system 03 November 2017

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has formally launched the National Biometric Identification Registry

Maldives ID card to include eGovernment functions 02 November 2017

Senior Maldives officials have confirmed that the new ID card can also be used for payments and egovernment functions.

New law enables 10-year Filipino ePassports 02 November 2017

The period of validity of Philippine passports will double to 10 years, instead of the current five years — as the new passport law kicks in.

Denmark launches new ID card 01 November 2017

Danish citizens aged 15 or above can apply for an ID card that will let them avoid having to carry their passports around as a form of identification.

CBP deploys biometric exit tech to Miami International Airport 27 October 2017

US Customs and Border Protection has announced the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to Miami International Airport (MIA) for a select flight.

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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.

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