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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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.

Du signs digital ID deal with One37 08 April 2019

UAE-based operator Du has signed a partnership with identity and access authentication products provider, One37.

Identity verification service Onfido raises $50mn 04 April 2019

Onfido, a London-based identity verification service, announced it has raised $50 million in funding. Including this round, Onfido has raised over $100 million. 

Thales completes purchase of Gemalto 03 April 2019

Thales has completed the acquistion of secure identity tech firm Gemalto.

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Luminescence Sun Chemical Security to launch new range of machine-readable security inks 03 April 2019

Luminescence Sun Chemical Security, the security inks division of Sun Chemical, will use the forthcoming Currency Conference from 7 to 11 April 2019 in Dubai, UAE, to launch ASPECT.

WISeKey launches blockchain-powered ID solution 01 April 2019

WISeKey, a global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company today announced that it has launched SensorsID, a strong Digital Identity solution designed to protect device identities and their data.

IQ Structures protects critical authentication data writing them into holograms 28 March 2019

Mass production of the same element has always been the crucial feature of security holography as anti-counterfeit protection technology

Verimi and Signicat partner to deliver verified digital identity solution 28 March 2019

Identification platform Verimi and digital identity solutions provider Signicat have announced a partnership

Mastercard launches 'Consumer-Centric' model for digital identity 26 March 2019

Mastercard has introduced a vision for digital identity in today’s increasingly connected world. 

Tanzania opts for HID Global 26 March 2019

Government of Tanzania selects HID’s citizen ID solutions to add eVisa and ePermit capabilities to its ePassport.

Yoti partners with FaceTec 25 March 2019

Yoti – a leader in digital identity management – has announced its partnership with FaceTec and has integrated Facetec’s ZoOm Authentication.

Guest Post: EU publishes biometric quality requirements for the EES 22 March 2019

The NFIQ 2.0 algorithm plays a key role to improve the quality assessment of fingerprints in the EES.

Speakers join the connect:ID line up 14 March 2019

The organisers of connect:ID 2019 have announced major additions to the industry-leading identity tech event's speaker line-up.

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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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