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BioDev II trial gets underway in UK
Passengers from Sierra Leone get fingerprints recorded in a new trial underway at London’s Gatwick airport
Entrust announces PKI for EAC-based passports
Entrust announces development of public key infrastructure (PKI) for the next generation of ePassport security
Thumbs up for ID card criminal record check trial
New service using ID cards to help make Criminal Records checks faster have been given the thumbs-up
Cross Match scoops US$4.4 million contract
The UK government has awarded Cross Match a US$4.4 million contract for 1,385 livescan Guardian fingerprint scanning systems, as part of its new visa programme implemented by UKvisas.
Qatar opts for De La Rue
De La Rue Identity Systems has been chosen by Qatar to supply an ePassport solution which can be integrated into the country’s eID scheme.
E-ID document markets to hit US$1 billion by 2012
Market for hardware, software and services providing e-ID documents will reach nearly $1 billion by 2012
Air France points to future of travel
Air France is launching two new trials of biometric and RFID technology for the passenger boarding and baggage tracking parts of its operations.
Paraguay seeks tenders for passport and ID card system
Bids are invited for new ID card and passpot system in Paraguay
Daon scoops major border contract
Daon has confirmed it is providing software to power a national automated border management system.
IRIS wins Senegal ePassport deal
IRIS Corporation has clinched another African passport deal with a contract to supply an ePassport System to the Senegalese government.
Belgian Biodev-II installation by Zetes
Zetes installs an operational BioDev-II installation at the Belgian embassy in Kinshasa
ePassports for Georgia by end of 2008
Georgia confirms it will start issuing ePassports by the end of next year
MRPs for Filipino citizens by September
Machine-readable passports will be made available to every Filipino by 17 September
Cross Match wins US DOS order
Cross Match wins fingerprint reader order to help smooth US visa program
Passport Profile: Maldives
A complete country profile for Maldive’s ePassport project
Whitehall to boost identity spend by £5.2 billion
Public sector spending on identity management in the UK is set to surge by £5.2 billion in the next four years
Clear enrolment breaks all its records
Clear says it took only 30 hours for 1000 fliers to sign up at flyclear.com following the official opening of enrolment at San Francisco International Airport earlier this month.
South Asian first for Maldives
The Maldives has become the first South Asian country to issue ICAO-compliant ePassports.
IRIS scoops Turkish ePassport deal
IRIS Technologies and its joint venture Turkish partner have secured an agreement to supply ePassport issuing systems to the Turkish government.
Cross Match postpones IPO
Cross Match Technologies has postponed its initial public offering of common shares due to volatile market conditions.
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