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39 Myths about ePassports
This article uncovers the facts behind e-passports and RFID technology
Liberia moves to biometric passports
Liberia is the latest African state to launch biometric passports.
Troubles for Turkish ePassport
Turkey’s Security General Directorate is rumoured to have cancelled a contract for designing and implementing biometric passports.
Kenya gears up for ePassports
Kenya’s Immigration Minister has confirmed the country’s ePassport and eVisa border management system is waiting cabinet approval before rollout of the project begins next July.
SPOC test areas announced for second-gen passports
Two PKI companies – Safelayer Secure Communications and Entrust – have announced the availability of Single Point of Contact (SPOC) functionality
Swiss Federal Council gives green light for ePassport
The Swiss Federal Council has given the thumbs up to the introduction of electronic passports in Switzerland
Speed Identity confirms Lithuania deal
Speed Identity and UAB ATEA have confirmed that they supplied the Lithuanian passport authority with ePassport biometric capture equipment earlier this year.
SAFE ID wins Iraq deal
Iraq’s Ministry of Interior has awarded SAFE ID Solutions a contract to design and implement a new passport system.
PWPW passes the 500K mark
Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) has hit the half a million unit mark in the delivery of five types of biometric documents to Lithuania
Major Chinese win for NXP
The Chinese government has selected NXP’s SmartMX security chip for its forthcoming ePassport scheme.
GET Group unveils eP600 printer
GET Group has launched its new Toppan eP600 ePassport printer
Phase one of Georgian ePassport completed
In what is seen as a step forward in Georgia’s alignment with European standards, the first stage of the country’s ePassport project has now been completed.
Travellers urged to use Stansted autogate
Business travellers and holiday makers are being urged to make use of Stansted Airport’s new facial recognition security gates
Botswana gets set for 2010
Botswana’s Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs has announced that it expects the country’s first ePassports to be issued from March 2010.
Datastrip unveils EAC capabilities
Datastrip launches EasyRead handheld biometric reader with EAC capability from secunet Security Networks
IBM awards Sagem biometric deal in the UK
Sagem wins IBM deal to maintain a biometric management solution for UK’s Identity and Passport Service
Comment: Technological developments push hologram boundaries
New technology continues to push the boundaries of holography as an effective ID anti-counterfeiting device
Mühlbauer Selected By De La Rue
Mühlbauer has been selected by De La Rue Identity Systems for the provision of passport personalization equipment
3M taps into AssureTec document library
3M secures AssureTec Technologies document library
Algeria delays launch of ePassports
Algeria has delayed the launch of new biometric passports until 2010.
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