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Report highlights investment at EU borders
A new report from Frost & Sullivan has revealed the full extent of investment taking place to secure the EU accession states’ eastern external borders.
Entrust secures Finnish deal
Entrust has been selected to supply the CA software for Finland’s migration to second generation ePassports based on the Extended Access Control (EAC) standard.
NIST finds new ways to improve facial recognition
NIST finds several simple steps can significantly improve the quality of facial images
Israel moves ahead with delayed eID program
Israel is expected to start issuing its new electronic ID card before the end of next year
December earmarked for Taiwan ePassports
Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it will issue ePassports from 29 December 2009.
NXP hits 100 millionth ePassport chip landmark
Dutch semiconductor firm NXP claims to have shipped its 100 millionth ePassport chip in Q3 2008
Botswana moves ahead with new ePassport
Botswana becomes one of the first Southern African countries to introduce an ePassport
South African passports earmarked for 2009
Trüb has won a tender from the South African Government Printing Works to provide the high security polycarbonate date page for South Africa’s new ePassport.
Air New Zealand chooses smart stickers
On Track Innovations (OTI) has supplied New Zealand’s flag carrier with smart stickers to help frequent travellers on New Zealand domestic flights check-in and board faster.
Four US border upgrades completed
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has completed RFID technology upgrades at the first of 354 primary border lanes in northern and southern border ports.
Malta awards contract to De La Rue
De La Rue Identity Systems is supplying Malta’s Government with a complete ePassport system
India approves colossal universal ID scheme
India is to implement a colossal scheme designed to give each of its citizens a unique identity
ePassport operating system attains top security
STARCOS 3.3 Passport Edition operating system attains Common Criteria EAL 4+
Government ID aides strong smart card growth
The Goverment ID sector has contributed significantly to strong smart card shipments in 2007
G&D combines OVD with laser-engraving
G&D aims to enhance protection against counterfeiting with new product that combines OVD with laser-engraving
Passport-enabled Global Entry scheme signs up 4000
Passport-enabled Global Entry scheme in the USA signs up 4000 members for fast track service
KSW Microtec appoints director for Government ID
KSW Microtec has appointed Carsten Nieland to head its R&D division for high security products
Visa-free travel to USA for seven more countries
Seven more countries will no longer need visas to travel to the United States from 17 November
Imprimerie Nationale opts for Gemalto
The Imprimerie Nationale has selected Gemalto to provide its Coesys Issuance solution for the personalisation of second generation ePassports being issued in France.
SITA technology rolls out in India
Aviation IT firm SITA has announced that 50 airlines flying into India will use its communications network to meet new Indian government requirements for the provision of Advance Passenger Information 15 minutes after flight departure.
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