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…

Latest Headlines

Ugandan ministry pushes for ePassport funds 25 May 2017

A Ugandan ministry has demanded that the government allocate significant funding towards the start of an ePassport issuance programme.

Netki releases digital ID solution for blockchain 23 May 2017

Wallet and identity provider Netki has launched a digital identity solution that it says will improve compliance for blockchain use across business, finance and healthcare.

US overstay figures throw spotlight on biometric exit plans 23 May 2017

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has revealed that more than 750,000 travellers over-stayed their visas in the last fiscal year.

Singapore to trial eVoter registration with eID cards 19 May 2017

Island state Singapore plans to pilot a new voting registration system that linked pollers' identity to their smart identity cards.

Liberia takes steps towards issuing biometric eID cards 18 May 2017

The African nation Liberia has taken steps towards the launch of a biometric eID card issuance, with  the relevant equipment deployed in a central office.

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ITW security division to showcase passport security solutions at SDW 2017 17 May 2017

ITW Security Division plans to display highly secure laminate solutions for passports at SDW 2017 at the QEII Centre, London on 26-28th June.

Airline association calls for biometric security instead of electronics ban 10 May 2017

The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX)  has called for a hold on any electronics ban expansion to Europe, calling instead for a “green-list” of passengers validated by biometrics

Keflavik Airport installs new ID pass application process 09 May 2017

Keflavik International Airport in Iceland has adopted a new ID pass solution developed by Human Recognition Systems.

Congressman Michael T McCaul to be keynote at connect:ID 28 April 2017

Congressman Michael T McCaul has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the upcoming identity technology conference connect:ID 2017 in Washington DC.

CBP Acting Commissioner to present opening keynote at connect:ID 2017 27 April 2017

The organisers of next-generation identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have revealed that Kevin McAleenan, the Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will the opening keynote speaker at the much-anticipated conference.

Crossmatch to reveal the Nomad at connect:ID 2017 27 April 2017

Designed with today’s highly mobile world in mind, the Nomad product line incorporates low-profile, space-saving, lightweight fingerprint sensor technology.

GET Group North America debuting Commercial Identity Verification (CIV) Smart Card at connect:ID 2017 25 April 2017

Secure identity solutions firm GET Group North has announced the availability of its new GET CIV card, a Commercial Identity Verification (CIV) smart card compliant with the US government’s  FIPS201-2 specifications for identity credentials. 

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.

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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.

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.

Putting the E in Estonia

This “startup nation” has built a streamlined digital infrastructure of cutting-edge public and private services from the ground up – and it is also a case study of how all countries could benefit from eGovernment

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