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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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

DG Press installs offset press for INCM 21 February 2020

At the end of November last year, DG press successfully delivered and installed a brand new Vision web offset press to the Portuguese security printing specialist, Imprensa Nacional – Casa da Moeda (INCM) in Lisbon.

Guyana considering biometric card 20 February 2020

Guyana president President David Granger has said the South American country is mulling a single national identification card which can be used for all government transactions.

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 

Sudan seeks US help on smart cards 18 February 2020

Sudan is asking the United States for help in arranging a smart card system as it prepares to announce reforms to its subsidy system next month.

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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

NIC adds mobile passport application and renewal to Gov2Go I 13 February 2020

NIC, an industry leader in providing innovative technology solutions for government, today introduced the latest addition to its Gov2Go platform

Estonian ID software now allows digital signing with Smart-ID 13 February 2020

Estonia's Information System Authority has advisde that in the new version of the ID software DigiDoc4, documents can now be signed with Smart-ID in addition to the ID-card and Mobile-ID.

South Africa's border management tender to close soon 10 February 2020

South Africa's tender to invite bids from suitable service providers to support the establishment, roll-out and operationalization of the Border Management Authority, will end on 28 February.

IN Groupe announces the acquisition of Nexus 04 February 2020

IN Groupe (formerly Imprimerie Nationale), a world specialist in identity and secure digital services, entered into a share purchase agreement, as of February 2020, to acquire Nexus. 

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. 

Interview: Experian on biometrics and digital ID 03 February 2020

In this interview, Planet Biometrics caught up with Mike Gross, Head of Global Fraud & ID Production Innovation at Experian, to hear his views on the evolution of identity in 2020 and beyond.

Paragon ID reports revenue boost 30 January 2020

Paragon ID, a provider of identification solutions for e-ID, Transport & Smart Cities, Traceability & Brand Protection, and Payment, has published its consolidated turnover for the 2nd quarter

Thales reaches 'highest certification possible' for mobile ID software 28 January 2020

Thales has announced it is the first company to achieve the highest level [1] of the international security standard ‘Common Criteria’ for their mobile ID software solution. 

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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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