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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IDEMIA delivers smart ID to Nepal 13 December 2018

ID tech firm Idemia has been working with Nepal in delivering new national ID cards.

NEXT Biometrics and IOTA partner on ID 13 December 2018

NEXT Biometrics has announced a global collaboration with IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and permission-less ecosystem development. 

Veridos launches new color image tech 10 December 2018

Identity solutions provider Veridos has announced the release of a new security feature that will allow governments to apply secure, durable and vibrant color ID photos with high process flexibility.

Gemalto pilots biometric boarding at LAX 06 December 2018

Gemalto has announced a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Nigeria selects Papersoft and Integrated Biometrics for financial programme 29 November 2018

Papersoft and Integrated Biometrics, in partnership with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), are now part of the Financial Inclusion Strategy in Nigeria. 

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Pikcio partners with BioID to deliver age verification as a service 22 November 2018

Blockchain-based data exchange company Pikcio and cloud biometrics developer BioID have announced a joint project in which BioID’s facial recognition will be used to deliver age verification as a service. 

Five countries in West Africa select SPS solutions for eID cards 21 November 2018

SPS has said the choice of its technology for five African countries demonstrates the company’s products are fully compliant not only with the ECOWAS international standard, but also able to fulfill specific demands from each government.

Group says eID cards offer Brexit alternative 20 November 2018

The UK could address public concerns around immigration within existing Free Movement rules according to a new report published today by Global Future, backed by Lord Andrew Adonis.

Deloitte and Attest collaborate for government ID 09 November 2018

Deloitte and Attest announce new collaboration to assist government clients with digital identity solutions.

Infineon and NEXT Biometrics introduce biometric card design 08 November 2018

Infineon Technologies and NEXT Biometrics have joined together to develop a reference design for biometric payment cards.

secunet and Dataphone unveil iPhone App for ID checks 08 November 2018

The secunet app for mobile identity checks, secunet bocoa, is now available for the iOS platform.

Security Foiling launches new feeder system 06 November 2018

Security Foiling has now added a feeding system for larger plastic card sizes to its popular hologram application system.

New details emerge of Hong Kong's 'Smart ID' 06 November 2018

On 26 November 2018, Hong Kong will launch a new form of smart identity to replace the existing smart identity card.

Alaska extends driver license contract with Gemalto 01 November 2018

Gemalto and Alaska DMV get set for Real ID

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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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