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 2017 sees attendee numbers soar to new record 20 July 2017

Leading next-generation government and citizen ID event SDW 2017 has revealed year-on-year growth in visitorship of 6%, and a record level of conference attendees.

Iris Corp appoints new directors 20 July 2017

Malaysian identity solutions firm Iris Corp has appointed two new directors.

Thailand gives monks smart ID cards 20 July 2017

Senior Thai officials have revealed that monks are to be issued with smart cards tracking their criminal history.

Belgian parliament approves eID law 19 July 2017

The Belgian parliament has approved legislation on electronic identification.

WISeKey unveils citizen digital identity platform 19 July 2017

Swiss-based cybersecurity/IoT company WISeKey has announced its new citizen digital identity platform under the Microsoft CityNext, a smart city programme.

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CBP deploys biometric exit tech to Chicago O’Hare International Airport 18 July 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) for select flights from ORD.

Australia Post to deliver biometrics-enabled Digital iD solution 18 July 2017

Australia Post has released its highly anticipated digital identity verification solution Digital iD via a soft launch for consumers, government and businesses, with a biometrics-enabled version to be released in the coming months.

Jura wins patent for LetterScreen++ solution 13 July 2017

Hungarian secure identity solutions firm Jura has revealed that its LetterScreen++ ghost-image solution for passports has been patented.

Kyrgyzstan starts issuing ICAO-compliant eIDs 12 July 2017

Central Asian state Kyrgyzstan has begun issuing ICAO-compliant eIDs.

ITW security reveals new secureprint patch for gov IDs 11 July 2017

ITW Security Division has developed a new Laminate Patch that is designed to work with a wide variety of plastic ID Card substrates including PVC, PET and composite cards that have been personalised with a D2T2 or retransfer card printer.

NIMC deploys SMS service 11 July 2017

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission rolls out SMS platform to access ID services

Report: Israel facing biometric database woe 05 July 2017

Israel's population agency has had a number of complaints, refusals and technical issues as the country launches a biometric database, according to local media.

Philippines biometric ID to boost delivery of social services 05 July 2017

Senior officials from the Philippines have said that a national biometric ID will ease the delivery of social services.

HID Global acquires Arjo Systems 04 July 2017

Secure identity solutions firm HID Global has acquired Arjo Systems, saying the purchase will boost its secure government ID offerings. 

Troy unveils anti-forgery solutions at SDW 2017 27 June 2017

Secure identity solutions firm Troy has unveiled security features to create tamper-proof, fraud-resistant documents at leading event SDW 2017.

Jumio to develop ID solutions with Monzo 26 June 2017

Identity as a Service firm Jumio has announced a partnership with Crowdcube alum and challenger bank, Monzo, related to identity verification for new and existing customers.

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Features

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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