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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Thales reveals double-sided ID card reader 03 December 2020

Thales showcases the world’s only double-sided ID card reader, the first to be able to examine ID cards or driving licenses in the cloud1 in less than four seconds

Digital health passports should wait for vaccine: UoE 03 December 2020

Digital health passports should not be rolled out on a mass basis until COVID-19 vaccines are available to all, a report warns

CIT invests in CySecure 02 December 2020

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) today announced that CIT GAP Funds has invested in Marshall, Va.-based CySecure Inc., developer of next generation identity and authentication solutions. 

Wales to give out vaccine ID cards 02 December 2020

People in Wales will get an ID-size card to show they've had the coronavirus vaccine

People in Wales will get an ID-size card to show they've had the coronavirus vaccine

SuperCom secures electronic monitoring contract 30 November 2020

SuperCom, a global provider of secured solutions for the e-Government, IOT and Cybersecurity sectors, has secured a contract to provide its PureSecurity Electronic Monitoring (EM) suite in Wisconsin.

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Guest Post: Holograms shine in the battle to protect against ID fraud 30 November 2020

Holography is at the heart of new document and ID security and authentication, says Dr Paul Dunn, chairman of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA).

Idemia reveals Digital Travel Credentials (DTC) 26 November 2020

IDEMIA, the global leader in augmented identity and security solutions, presented, with a major airline company, has presented its Digital Travel Credentials (DTC) demonstrator

Danish Digitization Agency launches driving license app 25 November 2020

The Danish Digitization Agency has today launched a new driving license app, which can be downloaded in the App Store or in Google Play.

Verify Online launches new approach to documentation verification 24 November 2020

Verify Online has launched a brand new document verification service, providing a convenient online-only solution to verify the legitimacy of official UK and overseas documentation thanks to cutting-edge new technologies.

IATA Travel Pass 'key to reopening borders' 23 November 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it is in the final development phase of the IATA Travel Pass, a digital health pass that will support the safe reopening of borders.

TSA at Yeager Airport gets new credential authentication tech 23 November 2020

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Yeager Airport is now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real time.

Kenya to replace ID cards by end of 2021 19 November 2020

Kenyan officials have confirmed that the current ID cards will be replaced by Huduma Namba cards by the end of 2021.

Uber and AU10TIX launch new safety measures 19 November 2020

Uber Technologies, has partnered with AU10TIX, a global identity verification and authentication platform, to implement a program in cities in Mexico, Argentina and Chile that helps verify the identity of new riders

Verimi and Ubisecure partner on digital identity across Europe 18 November 2020

Verimi, the leading identity provider in Germany, and Ubisecure, a customer identity and access management (CIAM) solutions expert with offices across Europe, announced a strategic partnership.

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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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