AdvanIDe is the new distribution partner for LEGIC products

AdvanIDe – Advanced ID Electronics – the leading independent provider of semiconductors for the smart card, IoT, NFC and RFID industry, today announced a significant agreement with LEGIC, a leading ...

Gemalto’s biometric authentication technology revolutionizes automated border control in Colombia

Gemalto and INCOMELEC SAS, a Colombian partner, are transforming the immigration and border crossing in Colombia through biometric iris verification implemented by Migración Colombia, the country’s border control agency. This ...

WISeKey launches an updated version of the WISeID App

WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a leading cybersecurity and IoT company has announced the launch of a new version of its WISeID App, which includes new features for secure email communication ...

Spotlight - ID4AFRICA

ID4AFRICA Impressions

Hear from Silicon Trust Partners, OVD Kinegram, Infineon and Cryptovision and filmed ...

The move towards International Identity Day 16.9

During this years ID4AFRICA meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, petitions were circulated to ...

An interview with Dr. Joseph Atick

Silicon Trust caught up with ID4Africa’s Dr. Joseph Atick at this years ...

Articles & Editorials

Entrust Datacard’s IntelliTrust™ Authentication Solution wins top technology leadership award

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, has reported that the company has earned the Frost and Sullivan 2018 North American Adaptive Authentication Technology Leadership Award for its IntelliTrust authentication solution. Frost & Sullivan Best Practice Awards recognize companies in a variety of markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and […]

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HID Global introduces new HID Location Services Capabilities

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, is driving the connected workplace with new HID Location Services for workplace optimization capabilities that help ensure the safety of building occupants, facilitate compliance and increase operational efficiencies. The company has added robust features to its HID Location Services portal to help organizations better understand who […]

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exceet Card expands banking business with SECORA™ Pay from Infineon

exceet Card AG is further strengthening its portfolio with SECORA™ Pay security solutions from Infineon Technologies AG. Card manufacturers can easily integrate them thanks to the combination of dual interface chip technology with the award-winning Coil-on-Module (CoM) packages. These also make the card more robust and reliable. “SECORA Pay provides us with certified EMV* solutions […]

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VERIMI is gradually launching its ID and data platform

VERIMI, the new European identity and data platform, with its central and convenient VERIMI log-in (single sign-on) is now available in the German market, as a basic product (Minimum Viable Product – MVP). The launch is following a phased approach: in the first phase, the VERIMI system platform has gone live, with VERIMI shareholders Deutsche Bank and Bundesdruckerei the […]

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Turning the ECOWAS ID card from vision to reality

By Markus Hoffmeister, cryptovision GmbH.  For many years, we have worked with our clients across the African continent with the aim to bring secure ID systems to the African people. Combining cryptovision’s experience with European technical and regulatory standards and our customers’ understanding of local requirements has been the basis of many successful projects in […]

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High-end machines and production technology for operational excellence

By Dirk Melzer, Melzer maschinenbau.  For more than 60 years, MELZER maschinenbau has been successfully producing customised machines and production equipment, including processing systems for smart products such as smart labels, plastic cards, e-Government solutions, and special products and labels, as well as ID cards, contactless cards, and RFID inlays. Users benefit from patented machine […]

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‘Integrity Guard’ – proven security for the next decade

A security chip must be able to store security-critical data – for example keys, personal data or biometric information – and be able to protect the system in a wide range of totally different application fields. Until now, companies have focused on protecting on-chip data from criminal attack by concealing it. Sensors have been used to […]

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Harmonisation of the Identity Ecosystem: a pragmatic view

By Dr. Joseph J. Atick, Executive Chairman, ID4Africa Harmonization is the theme of this year’s ID4Africa Annual Meeting. It is a term that has received a lot of attention recently because of the current fragmentation in the African identity ecosystems. But what does it really mean? And how can a country achieve it? An ecosystem […]

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