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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Mobile driving licences coming into sharp focus at connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

A coming shift towards mobile or digital driving licences that many expect will occur in the next decade – or sooner – will have major ramifications for the identity industry.

US border security at the heart of connect:ID 2017 18 April 2017

Border security in the USA is about to undergo major change in the wake of President Trump’s election to office, with land, sea, and air borders set to be shaken up with a raft of new or revitalized policies.

Shandong chooses Evolis for issuance of social security cards 18 April 2017

Evolis has been selected by the Shandong Social Security department for the personalization and instant issuance of multifunctional plastic cards.

MorphoTrust USA Launches first US eID in Alabama 13 April 2017

Identity solutions firm MorphoTrust USA has partnered with the Alabama Department of Revenue to launch a new pilot program using  electronic ID (eID) to enhance security for residents filing state tax refunds during the 2016 filing season.

Oman opts for Safran 12 April 2017

Safran Identity & Security selected to consolidate Oman's multiple identification systems.

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SDW 2017 exhibition now sold out 06 April 2017

The industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals, SDW 2017, has sold out all exhibition stands ahead of its 11th edition.

India to link Aadhaar to air travel 06 April 2017

India’s biometrics-backed unique ID system, Aadhaar, could be taking on another vital role in the country with its card becoming a mandatory document to fly.

ITW Security launches ID document white papers 06 April 2017

ITW Security Division has added its latest White Papers ‘Creating Trust in ID Documents’ and ‘Fraudulently Obtained Genuine (FOG) Documents’ to its website.

Safran renews Nigerian deal 05 April 2017

Safran Identity & Security confirms contract with National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria has been renewed.

Afghan govt given 90 days for eID plan 30 March 2017

The director of Afghanistan's Biometric Identity Cards Issuing Authority has said the government will give them 90 days to start issuing electronic identity cards to the public.

Precise Biometrics signs license agreement with NXP 30 March 2017

Swedish fingerprint firm Precise Biometrics and NXP Semiconductors  have signed a license agreement for fingerprint software.

Callsign integrates its IDA technology with ForgeRock platform 30 March 2017

Digital authentication provider Callsign has announced it has integrated its Intelligence Driven Authentication (IDA) with the identity management firm ForgeRock’s platform. 

eID programmes to generate $54bn in revenues before 2021 29 March 2017

Research group Acuity Market Intelligence forecasts that the global market for National Electronic ID (eID) programs will exceed $54 billion in revenues between 2016 to 2021. 

British Airways open for biometric boarding with face recognition 27 March 2017

UK flagship airline British Airways has revealed that facial recognition is now available at a small number of boarding gates

Secure Technology Alliance white paper explores mobile ID 27 March 2017

The Secure Technology Alliance explores new authentication mechanisms and use cases related to mobile ID in a new paper.

ITW Security Division notes benefits of security laminates 23 March 2017

Citing the need to ensure that the variable data of each passport holder be secure and protected from fraudulent activity, ITW Security Division said it has recognised this need and invested in its Holographic, Fasprotek and Passprotek Printed security laminates.

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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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