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…

Latest Headlines

UK confirms government ambition on digital identity at Identity Week 14 June 2019

Speaking at the Identity Week conference on 11 June, the Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, provided an update on GOV.UK Verify and set out the government’s next steps towards enabling the creation of a digital identity market.

How do self-service kiosk systems accelerate EES border control processes? 06 June 2019

In this interview, Michael Schwaiger, Senior Product Manager in the Homeland Security division of Germany's secunet gives us some background info about the biometric Entry/Exit System (EES)

Guest Post: Experience a seamless lifestyle - Idemia 30 May 2019

As the world is becoming more and more digital, so is the number of critical activities requiring citizens to prove their identity online

Identiq raises $5M seed 29 May 2019

 Identiq announced today the launch of its Anonymous Verification Network.

UK govt delivers early on expanded ePassport gates 23 May 2019

The UK government has delivered early on the commitment made in its spring statement to allow nationals from seven countries to use ePassport gates from June onwards.

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Microsoft developing decentralized identifier systems 16 May 2019

Microsoft has launched an early preview of a Sidetree-based DID network, called ION (Identity Overlay Network) which runs atop the Bitcoin blockchain based on an emerging set of open standards.

Intertrust Seacert PKI Service surpasses 1.5 bn identities 14 May 2019

Intertrust, a developer of secure and trusted distributed systems technology, today announced that its Seacert PKI (public key infrastructure) service has passed a significant industry milestone having provisioned more than 1.5 billion secure device identities, on-time and error-free. 

Tonga to develop digital ID system 10 May 2019

Tongans will soon benefit from improved digital access to key public services, including significant upgrades to Tonga’s civil registration and national ID systems.

Guest Post: Vehicle identification and document protection 09 May 2019

Vehicles without proper registrations cause massive damage worldwide—from tax losses to vehicle thefts to higher security risks such as the circumvention of access controls

Canada's banks launch SecureKey's Verified.Me digital identity network 02 May 2019

SecureKey Technologies, a provider of federated identity and authentication solutions, announced that its digital identity network, Verified.Me, is now available for consumers of CIBC, Desjardins, RBC, Scotiabank and TD across Canada.

connect:ID 2019 Interview: i3's Richard Fenrich on fingerprint trends 25 April 2019

Ahead of connect:ID 2019, Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Richard Fenrich, president and chief technical officer of i3 (Identification International) 

SPS appoints Itochu as Japan representative 24 April 2019

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS), a developer of contactless and dual interface card manufacturing technologies, has appointed Itochu, one of the largest Japanese  trading companies, as its representative for Japan, a key market in Asia.

GET Group North America and Secure Planet partner on face recognition 18 April 2019

GET Group North America, a provider of end-to-end solutions for secure credentials, has announced a partnership with Secure Planet, an I3 affiliated company, which provides facial recognition-based solutions to US government, industry and commercial clients.

Private sector seeks to revive Jamaican ID system 15 April 2019

Three private sector groups in Jamaica have said that politicians need to continue pushing for progress on the planned National Identification System (NIDS), which was knocked off course by  a Constitutional Court ruling last Friday.

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Features

White paper: Gemalto - The paper elements of a passport

An expert’s guide to using the paper elements of a passport.

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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