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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IdentityMind awarded patent for digital ID policy review 22 August 2019

IdentityMind, Digital Identities you Can Trust, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted IdentityMind a patent for digital identity-based automated review. 

WISeKey’s WISeID app partners with TransHuman Code 20 August 2019

WISeKey International has announced that the latest version of its WISeID app includes new features that allow buyers of the TransHuman Code book (THC book) to use the secure QR Code to get an encrypted digital identity 

Report: ePassports revolutionising border security 14 August 2019

The number of ePassports closed in on approximately 263,966 thousand units in 2018, and will record 19% Y-o-Y growth in 2019, according to a study by Market Insights.

Keesing Technologies releases onboarding solution 14 August 2019

Keesing Technologies, an identity verification provider, announces the beta release of its new ID verification solution for remote customer onboarding. 

Freja eID launches first step to next generation ID document 13 August 2019

The IT security company Verisec wants the new feature in Freja eID to simplify how individuals prove their identity to each other online and in physical contexts

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IN Groupe comments on Surys plan 12 August 2019

IN Groupe has confirmed it has entered into exclusive negotiations for the potential acquisition of SURYS.

GDS and Singapore to partner on govt services 09 August 2019

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has announced that the UK's Government Digital Service has signed a deal with Singapore’s GovTech Agency to collaborate on digital government services. 

Vinaphone selects IDEMIA 08 August 2019

Global Augmented Identity leader IDEMIA announced it will partner with leading Vietnamese mobile operator Vinaphone for its forthcoming Mobile Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) service in Vietnam.

IN Groupe wants to acquire Surys 06 August 2019

IN Groupe (formerly Imprimerie Nationale) entered into exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of Surys, which specializes in authentication solutions for identity and fiduciary documents and the fight against counterfeiting.

Ingenuous teams up with Keesing Technologies 29 July 2019

 Melbourne-based Ingenuous and Amsterdam-based Keesing Technologies have signed a strategic partnership deal on 12 July 2019.

Star Alliance and NEC to work on biometric passenger solution 29 July 2019

Star Alliance, an airline alliance, and NEC Corporation have signed a partnership agreement to develop a biometric data-based identification platform that will significantly improve the travel experience for frequent flyer program customers of Star Alliance member airlines. 

Bentley Systems selects Ping Identity 25 July 2019

Ping Identity, which develops Identity Defined Security, has announced that Bentley Systems, a software development company, has selected the Ping Intelligent Identity platform to advance the priority it has placed on driving exceptional user experiences.

HolidayCheck Digital Identity product launched 25 July 2019

Auth0, a provider of Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), today announced that it has deployed its identity management platform for hotel rating and travel booking portal, HolidayCheck. 

Aratek Marshall launched for ePassports 25 July 2019

Biometric firm Aratek has launched the Marshall, an all-in-one biometric handheld device designed to help immigration authorities implement tighter border control measures with its MRZ reading capability for ePassports and other travel documents.

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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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