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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.
UK’s passport validation service saves money
UK financial organisations save money thanks to the Home Office’s passport validation service
Multi-million passport deal for Safe ID in Egypt
Safe ID Solutions, together with its partner Neology, has won a follow-up order from the Egyptian Government
Brunei moves to ePassports
Brunei’s Immigration and National Registration department is expected to start rolling out ePassports at the end of the month.
Brown proposes national security measures
UK prime minister Gordon Brown has proposed a series of measures aimed at increasing national security and defeating terrorism, including the increased use of biometric visas and the use of ID cards.
Liska Biometry receives Dominican Republic order
Liska Biometry receives order from Dominican Republic to provide passport personalization printers and software peripherals for various consulates
SAFE ID Solutions expansion plans implemented
SAFE ID Solutions implements an ambitious expansion plan
Iran takes first ePassport steps
Iran has become the latest country to unveil its ePassports, with the first documents produced being issued for diplomatic purposes.
Bundesdruckerei and IZM open futuristic document lab
Bundesdruckerei and Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration will open a futuristic SecurityLab in Berlin
WorldBridge service goes live in Germany
A new visa application service, known as WorldBridge, is being rolled out across the globe to provide applicants for UK visas with visa and immigration information and assistance.
Official German ePassport testing report released
The long-awaited official report covering Germany’s ePassport interoperability testing has been released
Nigeria takes new passport steps
Nigeria’s immigration service has finalised plans to introduce the harmonised Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) passport in addition to issuing an ePassport.
Silicon Trust calls for EU lead
The Silicon Trust has called on Europe to take the lead in recommending interoperable solutions for registered traveller programmes (RTPs), following a workshop with EU representatives.
LaserCard wins order for laser engravable passport
LaserCard Corporation announces the receipt of a purchase order for secure laser engravable passport data pages
Assa Abloy ITG snaps up Irish inlay producer
AA ITG snaps up Aontec, a manufacturer of inlays for secured electronic documents
Full steam ahead for Kenyan passport
Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has confirmed its involvement in Kenya’s new passport system.
DHS and DOS to tighten up land and sea borders
DHS and DOS tighten up land and sea borders by eliminating most of the 8000 ID documents currently accepted
Thumbs up for miSense trials
Coordinated biometric registered traveller trials that took place at Heathrow, Hong Kong and Dubai airports, have received a positive response from passengers.
12th Asian, Middle East and African High Security Printing Conference
07.10.13 - 09.10.13
connect:ID Conference and Exhibition
17.03.14 - 19.03.14
Washington, DC, USA
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