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HJP leads BSI certification of Regula system
HJP Consulting completes German BSI certification process of the Regula series 7004EAC ePassport inspection system.
Biometric passports to launch in Central Africa
CEMAC set to put biometric passports into circulation within the next month.
Rare book for download on Planet Biometrics
Rare book on automated identity previews on Planet Bioemtrics - our new sister site
Malta includes fingerprints in ePassports
Maltese citizens wanting a new ePassport will now have to provide their fingerprints
Sagem Identification inks Dutch deal
Sagem Identification wins tender to produce, personalise and distribute new Dutch travel documents.
Urgent eVisa/VIS tender - Government of Oman
Government of Oman issues eVisa/VIS tender
Israeli biometric tender confirmed
Israel’s Interior Ministry issues tender for the supply of inlays to be incorporated into travel documents issued by the state.
EU cracks down on illegal immigrants
Police arrest 31 people suspected of facilitating illegal immigration.
Infineon ID chips to be made in US-based foundry
Infineon ID chips to be made by IBM in US-based foundry
All systems go in Georgia
Oberthur supplies ePassport personalisation system to Georgia.
All change for UK ID
UK Home Secretary Theresa May outlines plans for biometric passports and ID scheme during House of Commons debate.
Serbia hits 2 million milestone
The Serbian government has issued its 2 millionth biometric passport since rollout began in July 2008.
Turkey taps Gemalto for personalisation
Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs selects Gemalto’s Coesys Issuance system to personalise new ePassports.
ID and ePassports to lead N American growth
The North American biometrics market is likely to experience a steady growth rate, with national ID projects, ePassports spearheading growth.
Smart industry shows resilience
The smart card industry has stood up to the rigours of 2009’s economic crisis, according to new figures released by Eurosmart.
Entrust releases SPOC ePassport Solution
Entrust has announced the official availability of its Single Point of Contact (SPOC) ePassport solution
Three Canadian airports using NEXUS
NEXUS card holders to be expedited through designated airport security screening lines when travelling on select flights through three Canadian airports.
UK 2nd generation ePassports face the chop
Second generation ePassports face the chop under the new UK Conservative/Liberal coalition government
Government confirms ID cards to be scrapped
The UK’s new Home Secretary Theresa May has confirmed that ID cards will be scrapped.
Inspectron selected by De La Rue
Inspectron selected by De La Rue to provide product traceability equipment for passport manufacturing
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