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Nagpur latest Indian city to adopt smart cards
Third largest city in Maharashtra to become the latest location to use smart cards for registering vehicles.
BAG publishes annual report
The UK’s Biometrics Assurance Group (BAG) has published its first Annual Report, which sets out the group’s exploration of the government’s use of biometrics, particularly the work taking place to deliver the National Identity Scheme.
IPS reveals more on ID card procurement approach
IPS publishes ID card procurement strategy document
ID costs rise – again
UK Home Office announces the official cost of national ID card scheme has risen to £5.31 billion.
Indonesian seafarer win for 3M
Indonesia choses 3M for Seafarers’ Identity Document (SID)
Cross Match to go public
Cross Match to go public on the US Nasdaq, raising US$225 million
IBT joins Lockheed Martin-led TWIC team
L1 subsidiary agrees subcontract deal with Lockheed Martin to provide equipment and enrolment services for the TWIC programme.
EDS wins US$66 Million HSPD-12 contract
EDS has been selected by the US General Services Administration to provide identity management services to federal government civilian agencies
Alliance urges security first for driver licences
Privacy and security of US citizens would take a back seat if US states follow the US DHS recommendations
Precise announces Portuguese order
Precise is to supply readers and fingerprint algorithm for Portuguese national ID card scheme
Healthy future for smart cards
Worldwide shipments of smart cards to the government and healthcare sectors is set to grow by 56% this year, according to figures released by Eurosmart.
L-1 to support registered traveller scheme
L-1 Identity Solutions has signed an agreement potentially worth up to US$50 million with New York-based Verified Identity Pass.
eID going smoothly in Spain
Spanish eID card roll out progressing smoothly with more than 420,000 electronic ID cards launched
EU recommends ratification of seafarer convention
The EU has recommended that member states ratify an international convention permitting mariners to enter foreign countries provided they hold a Seafarer’s Identity Document (SID).
Gemalto ID card works with old and new access systems
Gemalto announces a smart ID card for US federal employees and contractors; works with old and new access control systems
UK ID card procurement likely to start in June
UK’s biometric-based national ID card procurement is expected to commence in June
Facial recognition technology enters new era
NIST study into facial recognition shows massive accuracy improvement. Technology now better than humans
'One-stop-shop' ID document portal opens
Online Identity Document Security Library launched by SDW conference keynote speaker Janice Kephart
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
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