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ImageWare strikes US$12 million deal
ImageWare Systems has been selected to deploy its Biometric Border Management software product suite to an undisclosed country
Senate issues revision to Real ID
US Senate introduces revised version of the 2005 Real ID Act
Suprema gets FBI Cert for dual finger live scanner
Suprema targets border control market with new FBI-certified dual finger live scanner
WHTI deadline comes into force for all borders
The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) has now come into force at land and sea borders
DHS begins fingerprint pilot
The US Department of Homeland Security has started collecting digital fingerprints from non-US citizens departing the country as part of a pilot programme
IRIS system hits the two million mark
The UK’s IRIS System has now checked two million passenger movements into the country.
Stansted passengers urged to use biometric gates
Passengers travelling via Stansted airport are being urged to use facial recognition gates
Datastrip introduces next-gen biometric reader
Datastrip launches next-gen handheld biometric reader for travel documents
One millionth passenger trip for Clear
Clear has announced that the number of trips through Orlando Clear Lanes has reached one million
USA and the Netherlands sign border agreement
The USA and the Netherlands open membership in their expedited air travel programs
SDW 2009 shines amid economic gloom
Record total attendance at Security Document World 2009
Air France trials NFC boarding
Air France announces new NFC-based boarding solution using mobile phones
Lithuania eID cards go live
Lithuania is now rolling out its new eID card, with Gemalto supplying 900,000 of its Sealys Laser-Secured eID cards to the project.
EDLs go live in British Columbia
Drivers living in the Canadian province of British Columbia can start applying for Enhanced Driver’s Licenses, following a successful trial of the documents in 2008.
Phase II of Saudi ID scheme begins
The second phase of Saudi Arabia’s eID scheme is set to rollout, with Gemalto contracted to provide cards for the initiative.
Smith unveils latest anti-terror plans
The UK Home Secretary Jacquie Smith has announced a broad-reaching strategy aimed at combating international terrorism.
Napolitano announces new security measures
US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has announced several initiatives designed to enhance border security.
Border control the secunet way at SDW
secunet to demonstrate the EU visa application process using its biomiddle at this week’s SDW show
US officials duped in ePassport issuance sting
US GAO catches out US DOS by fraudulently obtaining ePassports with ease
Former DHS Secretary Chertoff in video address to SDW 2009
Top Bush Security Administration Cabinet Official in Exclusive Video Address to Security Document World 2009
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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