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Oberthur to supply dual interface cards for US Gov
Oberthur receives first large-volume order for its federally certified dual interface cards
400 m smart cards ship into Gov and health sector
Government & Health sector set for a bit of a rollercoaster ride
Next generation of ID on the cards
Bundesdruckerei has entered a development agreement with Samsung Mobile Display to jointly develop display technologies for the next generation of ID cards and passports.
Turkey to use smart IDs from 2010
Officials in Turkey have announced that smart ID cards will be used from 2010, replacing existing identity documents.
UK ID card scheme catches first illegal immigrant
Illegal immigrant is caught by fingerprint technology on the first day that a UK identity card centre opened
IPS announces short-list of firms
IPS announces shortlist of companies for ’Card Design & Production’ and ‘Application & Enrolment’ capabilities
NIST finds new ways to improve facial recognition
NIST finds several simple steps can significantly improve the quality of facial images
Bangladesh opts for MegaMatcher
The Bangladesh Army has selected Neurotechnology’s MegaMatcher SDK multi-biometric technology to identify duplicate registrations in the country’s voter database.
Israel moves ahead with delayed eID program
Israel is expected to start issuing its new electronic ID card before the end of next year
Smart ID cards become a reality in Bolu
More than 6000 citizens living in the Turkish city of Bolu have been issued with smart cards as part of a new ID scheme initiated by the Interior Ministry.
NXP hits 100 millionth ePassport chip landmark
Dutch semiconductor firm NXP claims to have shipped its 100 millionth ePassport chip in Q3 2008
Australia to have smart card licenses
The Australian government has signed the Smartcard Licence Interoperability Protocol (SLIP), paving the way for the country’s states and territories to issue smart card-based drivers licenses.
CRB chief joins IPS
The UK’s Identity and Passport Service has appointed an additional board member.
Four US border upgrades completed
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has completed RFID technology upgrades at the first of 354 primary border lanes in northern and southern border ports.
Precise wins ID card deal
Precise Biometrics has received an order for Precise Match-on-Card licences for the first phase of a national ID card programme.
Bundesdruckerei to provide German driving licences
Bundesdruckerei to provide EU-standard driving licences in Germany for another 10 years
Morocco hits the million milestone
Morocco’s national security service has issued its millionth biometric contactless ID card, just seven months after production of the first document.
DVLA cans biometric pilot due to economic climate
DVLA cancels its purchase of a facial-recognition system for checking the validity of driving-licence applications
New birth certificates for Canada
Prince Edward Island has started issuing new birth certificates incorporating security features aimed at combating identity theft.
Malta awards contract to De La Rue
De La Rue Identity Systems is supplying Malta’s Government with a complete ePassport system
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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