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Sagem launches all-in-one ID document
Sagem launches IDeal Citiz, the first multi-Match On Card product to include fingerprint, iris and facial recognition technology
Norway renews Gemalto deal
Gemalto has renewed its multi-year contract to personalise and issue ePassports for Norwegian citizens.
Malaysia opts for Entrust
Entrust is set to provide its PKI-based ePassport technology to the Malaysian government.
Luxemburg taps Speed Identity
Speed Identity has received an order to supply biometric capture equipment for ePassports to the Luxemburg passport authority.
Israeli ePassport project moving forward
Israeli ePassport inlay tender expected in weeks
24/7 passport collection
24/7 passport collection now possible for Singaporeans
S. Korea accelerates plans to fingerprint visitors
South Korea is to accelerate its plans to fingerprint foreigners aged 17 years and older when entering the country.
ePassport revenues to hit US$7bn by 2014
ePassport market set to reach sustainable annual revenues of US$7 billion by the end of 2014,
GET Group announces Malaysian ePassport upgrade
GET instrumental in upgrading Malaysia’s ePassport to ICAO standards
US and Germany ink trusted traveller statement
US Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary and German Interior Ministry State Secretary sign joint statement expressing intent to integrate US and German trusted traveller programmes.
UK politicians square up for election
The UK’s three major political parties have published their manifestos ahead of next month’s general election, with each outlining their plans for ID cards and biometrics.
Turkish ePassports get ready to roll
Turkey is set to start rolling out biometric ePassports from 1 June 2010.
Bulgaria moves to biometric documents
The Bulgarian government has started issuing new biometric passports and identity cards to its citizens.
Indonesian biometric borders rollout begins
Imigrasi announces rollout of biometric border control system at 27 of Indonesia’s air and sea ports.
New research reveals size of ePassport market
ePassports accounted for 57% of passports issued and 28% of all passports in circulation in 2009, according to new research from Acuity Market Intelligence.
Malawi chooses GET
Malawi’s Department of Immigration has officially launched its new machine readable passport
Bangladesh picks passport partners
Bangladesh has chosen an international consortium to supply 6.6 million passports and 1.5 million visa stickers for the country.
US Senators make case for biometric ID
US Senators Lindsey Graham and Charles Schumer have met with President Obama to discuss the role that biometric verification could play in immigration.
Greece wins Visa Waiver status
DHS announces that Greece is now a member of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)
SDW 2010 Conference and Exhibition marches forward
Security Document World 2010 (SDW 2010) received record audiences and outstanding reviews
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