Passport & Visas

This section reports on the latest developments - both technical and market-related - in the world of ePassports, visas and related standards and specifications…

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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.

Regula expands with a new office in Ukraine 05 August 2020


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

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.

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. 

Payfone rebrands as Prove 29 July 2020

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

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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.

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.

UK struggles with passport backlog 22 July 2020

Over 400,000 passport applications has mounted in the UK due to disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

NEC and SITA make touchless airport processes a reality 21 July 2020

NEC Corporation and SITA today announced a global partnership to develop market-leading solutions that enable a secure walk-through travel experience at airports

Regula introduces two new 3D visualization solutions 20 July 2020

Regula introduced a new 3D visualization feature for Regula Forensic Studio.
 

NEC passenger screening tech chosen for Hawaii’s airports 20 July 2020

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has selected NEC Corporation, NEC Corporation of America and their partner, Infrared Cameras, to provide thermal temperature screening and facial imaging technology at Hawaii’s public airports

Accertify launches identity solution 16 July 2020

Accertify, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Express, today announced the launch of a new solution designed to help organizations address the significant rise in fraudulent online account openings and account takeovers

Indonesian telco selects ForgeRock 13 July 2020

ForgeRock, a leading provider in digital identity, announced that XL Axiata, a leading mobile telecommunications company in Indonesia has selected the ForgeRock Identity Platform

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Features

White Paper: Secunet on kiosk systems in border control

Why do kiosks play a key role in the launch of the European Entry/Exit System? A new whitepaper summarises the key advantages and long-term benefits that arise for border control and the authorities tasked with border control operations through the use of kiosks.

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.

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