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

Onfido partners with GetID 02 April 2020

Onfido, the global identity verification provider, today announced that Admiral Markets, the international internet trading company, has partnered with Onfido and GetID

EDRi calls for fundamental rights-based responses to COVID-19 02 April 2020

The European Digital Rights (EDri) body has said the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease poses a global public health challenge of unprecedented proportions. In order to tackle it, countries around the world need to engage in co-ordinated, evidence-based responses. 

Signicat acquires Dutch identity specialist Connectis 02 April 2020

Signicat has acquired digital identity specialist Connectis, to create what the firms describe as the strongest digital identity platform in the European market.

New South Wales Police Force and IDEMIA extend partnership 01 April 2020

IDEMIA, a global leader in Augmented Identity has renewed its partnership with the New South Wales Police Force, the largest police force in Australia

Jamaica pushes forward ID system plans 31 March 2020

Jamaica's leader plans to fast-track the implementation of the national identification system (NIDS) under ts response to the COVID-19 pandemic, reports local media.

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Paragon ID reports EBITDA increase of 87% 30 March 2020

Paragon ID, a leading provider of identification solutions for e-ID, Transport & Smart Cities, Traceability & Brand Protection, and Payment, has published its consolidated accounts for the first half of the 2019/20 financial year. 

Trump to delay Real ID deadline due to coronavirus 24 March 2020

US President Trump on Monday said he will extend a October 1 deadline for people to apply for Real ID identification cards that enable citizens to board domestic flights in the United States.

Q-nomy and Veridos partner in Bangladesh 20 March 2020

Q-nomy, a leading global provider of omnichannel customer journey and customer experience optimization solutions, announced its cooperation with Veridos, a Berlin-based company delivering end-to-end solutions and services for worldwide governmental identity needs.

Proxy raises $42M Series B funding 19 March 2020

Proxy, a provider of digital identities for the physical world, announced today that it has raised a $42M Series B funding round led by Scale Venture Partners

SecureKey Technologies and Onfido partner on real-time ID verification 13 March 2020

SecureKey Technologies, a leader in identity and authentication solutions, today announces an innovative partnership with global identity verification provider, Onfido. 

Document Security Systems showcases its Digital Smart Card Platform at connect:ID 2020 13 March 2020

Document Security Systems, a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication and diversion protection technologies, announced that its platform serving the Government and Identification marketplace, will be introduced at the connect:ID Expo in Washington, D.C. on March 11 and 12, 2020

Government of Jersey partners with SureCloud 11 March 2020

The Government of Jersey has appointed SureCloud to manage its government-wide cyber security transformation programme

Egypt talks digital ID with Idemia 11 March 2020

Egypt's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat has met with French IDEMIA CEO Yann Delabrière

Louisiana senator requests Real-ID extension 09 March 2020

Louisiana Senator John Kennedy has asked US President Donald Trump to consider one-year extension to the REAL ID deadline.

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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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Events

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