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Full steam ahead for Macedonia ePassport
Macedonia’s ePassport system will kick off later this month when 30 registration offices hosting 45 ePassport data capturing and entry stations open their doors for business throughout the country.
Taiwan ePassport project questions answered
Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs clarifies questions about its epassport RFI
IRIS Corp and IBM sign strategic collaboration
IRIS and IBM team up to target identity sector
Malta focus: eIdentity and eSecurity
Malta moving rapidly towards e-ID, ePassports and biometric visas
Extended access control going well
The latest round of fingerprint-based extended access control testing on ePassports has taken place successfully
UK proposes greater use of biometrics at borders
Government publishes ’Securing the UK Border’ and announces a series of measures aimed at tightening border security.
Security Document World 2007 reveals programme
The Security Document World 2007 Event conference programme has now been launched
Indian ePassports imminent
India’s minister of state for external affairs reveals that ePassports will be issued to diplomats and officials this year, and to the general public next year.
HID Global snaps up Integrated Engineering
HID Global has acquired Dutch company Integrated Engineering (IE)
Siemens provides Swiss ePassport update
Siemens IT Solutions and Services says it was commissioned to provide the solution for recording the biometric data and processing it for the production of new Swiss ePassports
UK ePassport warranty decisions defended
James Hall and Bernard Herdan have given evidence to the UK Public Accounts Committee hearing into ePassports.
SMARTRAC sets new RFID record
SMARTRAC says it broke its record for the output of high frequency RFID inlays in a single month, when it produced more than 11 million units this February.
MaskTech bags EAL4+ certification
MaskTech’s ePassport and eID Chip operating system software has been awarded the Common Criteria EAL4+ (Evaluation Assurance Level) high certification.
Canada places US$2.8 million order
The Canadian government has placed a US$2.8 million order for document authentication readers with Smartchip/RFID capabilities
Nexus casts its net wider
The NEXUS travel scheme is set to be expanded this year to include six additional Canadian airports.
Somalia leads in Africa with ePassport rollout
Somali Republic starts issuing ePassports and electronic national identity cards to its citizens
Blair responds to ID scheme critics
The UK’s plans to introduce ID cards took another turn this week, with prime minister Tony Blair issuing a response to an e-petition to ‘scrap the proposed introduction of ID cards’.
Venezuela makes a Latin America first
Venezuela is to become the first country in Latin America to introduce ePassports when it begins rolling out the new documents next month.
On time and on budget - but concerns still exist
The UK’s National Audit Office has issued a report on the introduction of ePassports by the country’s Identity and Passport Service. The report highlights that the project was delivered on time and on budget.
TSSI acquisition completed
TSSI has announced that a group of shareholders have completed the acquisition of the company
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