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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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.

US border security at the heart of connect:ID 2017 18 April 2017

Border security in the USA is about to undergo major change in the wake of President Trump’s election to office, with land, sea, and air borders set to be shaken up with a raft of new or revitalized policies.

Shandong chooses Evolis for issuance of social security cards 18 April 2017

Evolis has been selected by the Shandong Social Security department for the personalization and instant issuance of multifunctional plastic cards.

New Zealand Customs tests Safran’s kiosks 10 April 2017

Self-service solution for families travelling together tested at Christchurch Airport, new Zealand

ITW Security launches ID document white papers 06 April 2017

ITW Security Division has added its latest White Papers ‘Creating Trust in ID Documents’ and ‘Fraudulently Obtained Genuine (FOG) Documents’ to its website.

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SDW 2017 exhibition now sold out 06 April 2017

The industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals, SDW 2017, has sold out all exhibition stands ahead of its 11th edition.

Callsign integrates its IDA technology with ForgeRock platform 30 March 2017

Digital authentication provider Callsign has announced it has integrated its Intelligence Driven Authentication (IDA) with the identity management firm ForgeRock’s platform. 

British Airways open for biometric boarding with face recognition 27 March 2017

UK flagship airline British Airways has revealed that facial recognition is now available at a small number of boarding gates

India planning tenders for new ePassport 24 March 2017

The Indian government has started preparations for introducing an ePassport, with its parliament discussing contracts.

ITW Security Division notes benefits of security laminates 23 March 2017

Citing the need to ensure that the variable data of each passport holder be secure and protected from fraudulent activity, ITW Security Division said it has recognised this need and invested in its Holographic, Fasprotek and Passprotek Printed security laminates.

Andorra opts for OT 22 March 2017

Oberthur Technologies selected by Andorran government to provide latest generation passports based on Lasink technology.

Romania considers eID card scheme 21 March 2017

Romanian officials have confirmed that the country is mulling the introduction of eID cards to improve their identity systems.

Mount Airey Group and Acuant partner on chip reader tech for passports 21 March 2017

Mount Airey Group, a provider of identity solutions to federal agencies, is partnering with Acuant, a leading provider of data capture and authentication solutions, to launch an authentication solution for border control.

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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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