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Thales tech secures Thailand's ePassport 06 August 2020

The DGM Consortium, which comprises Thales, has successfully delivered the next generation of e-passports to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Thailand.

EDISON turns 'eye recognition' on customs officers 06 August 2020

EDISON Software Development Centre has coupled biometric technology with eye recognition software to monitor and train customs officers - to improve accountability and attentiveness.


Regula expands with a new office in Ukraine 05 August 2020

Regula has recently opened its new office Regula Forensics UA in Kyiv, Ukraine

Vision Box deploys automated gates at Terminal 1 of Kansai International Airport 05 August 2020

Vision-Box has announced the launch of automated pre-security gates at the Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan, the second largest airport in the Vinci Group, handling over 30 million passengers annually.

NZ's Development of Digital Identity Trust Framework confirmed 05 August 2020

New Zealand's cabinet has confirmed that a Digital Identity Trust Framework based in legislation will be developed.

MYPINPAD certified for contactless card payments on mobile devices 04 August 2020

MYPINPAD, a provider of secure personal authentication for payment solutions on smartphones and tablets, is the first company globally to be certified to the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council’s Contactless Payments on COTS (CPoC) Security and Testing Requirements for its MYPINPAD SoftPOS solution.

Romania passes law on electronic ID cards 04 August 2020

Romania will start issuing electronic ID cards in 2021 under new legislation recently forwarded by president Klaus Iohannis, according to local media.

One Identity and Ping Identity to partner on access 03 August 2020

One Identity, a proven leader in identity-centered security, today announced a partnership with Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, to provide end-to-end identity management strategies and strengthen access security and control. 

Samsung and Germany to partner on mobile ID 30 July 2020

Samsung's Galaxy S20 will be the first mobile device in Germany allowed to carry the mobile ID solution thanks to its secure chip

Voter ID controversy stirs in the UK 30 July 2020

A series of Freedom of Information requests has revealed that UK government departments do not know who will be hardest hit by mandatory voter ID plans, according to the voters' rights body Electoral Reform Society.

Payfone rebrands as Prove 29 July 2020

Payfone, the modern platform for continuous identity authentication, announced today that it has rebranded as Prove.

Commission launches public consultation on the eIDAS Regulation 29 July 2020

The EU Commission has launched a public consultation on the revision of the rules on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market, the eIDAS Regulation.

TSA at Richmond International Airport gets new credential authentication tech 28 July 2020

Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport (RIC) are now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real time.

UK government launches consultation on 2025 Border Strategy 27 July 2020

The UK government has launched a consultation on the 2025 UK Border Strategy.

HID Global adds trust to online, mobile banking 27 July 2020

HID Global, a leader in trusted identity solutions, has been solving ID challenges for numerous banks as part of their digital transformations.  

Demax launches FreeEdge passport laminate 23 July 2020

Bulgarian company Demax Holograms has launched FreeEdge, an advanced thin-film laminate with bespoke construction for enhanced security and design to protect paper passport datapages against alteration, replication and simulation including laminate removal and reuse.

IRIS Corp to focus on Trusted ID solutions 23 July 2020

Malaysian tech firm IRIS Corporation Bhd is making headway towards refocusing and establishing itself in trusted identity verification solutions, with direct clients across the globe while also providing technical input, consultation, and advice for a number of others.

New self bag drop solution at Tokyo International Airport Haneda 23 July 2020

The 4th biggest airport in the world commissioned the Japanese provider Toyo Kanetsu K.K. (TKK) and the German provider Materna IPS (Intelligent Passenger Solutions) with the provision of a unique self bag-drop solution at the Terminal 2 international facilities.

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SDW and connect:ID News

Identity Week postponed until mid-November

The organisers of the industry-leading identity event, after a great deal of deliberation, and given current world circumstances surrounding COVID-19, have taken the decision to postpone Identity Week 2020 to mid November

Identity Week Asia attracts 1000 international identity experts to inaugural event

Identity Week Asia will open its doors on 8-9 October at Suntec, Singapore, with an expected 1000 experts from around the world convening to discuss next-generation identity solutions and their capability to both transform society and counter identity-based fraud.

Identity Week 2020 reveals new initiatives

The organisers of leading industry event Identity Week 2020 plan to introduce new initatives next year as the show aims to deliver more content and insights to attendees.

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