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The site’s main focus is on the design, manufacture, personalization and use of documents such as passports, ID cards (of all varieties), visas and driving licences, but it also covers a host of other security documents and vertical markets such as border control.

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Headline News

IQ Structures introduces aging resistant holograms 17 June 2019

Identification of genuine holograms is often made difficult because they lose part of their brilliance with ageing

Laxton Group to launch Chameleon D 17 June 2019

Laxton will launch the ChameleonD next week, an addition to the Chameleon Biometrics family of products in the form factor of an integrated, multi-modal biometric desktop device.

News

UK confirms government ambition on digital identity at Identity Week 14 June 2019

Speaking at the Identity Week conference on 11 June, the Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, provided an update on GOV.UK Verify and set out the government’s next steps towards enabling the creation of a digital identity market.

HID Global to acquire De La Rue’s ID business 12 June 2019

HID Global has signed an agreement to acquire the international identity solutions business of De La Rue.

Vision-Box top ranked on Nist test 06 June 2019

Vision-Box has submitted its facial recognition algorithm to tests by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), outperforming other top competitors. 

How do self-service kiosk systems accelerate EES border control processes? 06 June 2019

In this interview, Michael Schwaiger, Senior Product Manager in the Homeland Security division of Germany's secunet gives us some background info about the biometric Entry/Exit System (EES)

Laxton Group to launch Chameleon D at SDW-Identity Week 2019 06 June 2019

Laxton will formally launch the ChameleonD at SDW-IDENTITY WEEK 2019 in London from 11-13 June. The Chameleon D is an addition to the Chameleon Biometrics family of products in the form factor of an integrated, multi-modal biometric desktop device.

SailPoint launches 'Predictive Identity' 04 June 2019

SailPoint Technologies, a developer of enterprise identity governance, today unveiled the SailPoint Predictive Identity platform.

PPG to introduce PPG TESLIN at SDW 2019 03 June 2019

PPG has announced the introduction of PPG TESLIN EMI/RF  

100 million ePassports issued by 24 countries carrying Paragon ID's patented technology 30 May 2019

Paragon ID, a provider of identification solutions for Transport, e-ID, Traceability, Brand Protection and Payment, has announced that it has delivered its 100 millionth RFID inlay (embedded chip and antenna) and cover for an ePassport.

Guest Post: Experience a seamless lifestyle - Idemia 30 May 2019

As the world is becoming more and more digital, so is the number of critical activities requiring citizens to prove their identity online

Identiq raises $5M seed 29 May 2019

 Identiq announced today the launch of its Anonymous Verification Network.

Regula launches mobile document authenticator 29 May 2019

Regula has recently released a new product – mobile document authenticator Regula 1120, which may now turn a smartphone into a specialized device for automated document authentication.

Wirecard partners with India to create Digital Taxpayer ID Cards 23 May 2019

Wirecard, a digital financial technology firm, has partnered with India’s government-owned company UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited (UTIITSL), to facilitate the issuing of physical and digital taxpayer identification cards.

UK govt delivers early on expanded ePassport gates 23 May 2019

The UK government has delivered early on the commitment made in its spring statement to allow nationals from seven countries to use ePassport gates from June onwards.

IN Groupe invests in its industrial infrastructure 22 May 2019

IN Groupe is facing a significant surge in demand for its SPS products both in the identity and banking segment. This product traction is especially fueled by the booming demand for dual interface banking cards in Asia, North and Latin America on top of the regular growth in all the other regions.

IQ Structures launches solution to ID attacks identified by Interpol 21 May 2019

IQ Structures, a Czech research and production organisation, has introduced a solution for protection against attacks on back sides of polycarbonate ID cards

Amadeus teams up with Ljubljana Airport on biometric boarding 17 May 2019

Identity firm Amadeus has said a successful pilot at Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia saw Amadeus take another step towards the creation of a common, centralized industry platform for biometrics.

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Latest White Papers

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.

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SDW and connect:ID News

Identity Week launches call for speakers

The organisers of a major new event called Identity Week have put out a call for speakers.

Identity Week to be launched next year in London

The organisers of a major new event called Identity Week have revealed that its first edition will be held next year.

Regula is a platinum partner of SDW 2018

Regula is showcasing a variety of innovative authenticity verification devices at the world-leading identity solutions event SDW 2018

SDW 2018 panel to debate physical and digital ID

The SDW panel debate, Physical and Digital Identity – an extinction event for security credentials or a case for a new document ecosystem?, debates key questions in this crucial period of convergence for physical and digital identity.

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Planet Biometrics 2019 @ Identity Week Event supported by Planet Biometrics 11 June 2019 - 13 June 2020
ID4Africa 2019 18-20 June 2019

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