Author Archives | Steve Atkins

Bridging the gap between Internet Of Things and the developing world

By Richard Eyo, Department of Mathematics and Information Security, Royal Holloway, University of London. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been defined in Recommendation ITU-T Y.2060 (06/2012) as a global infrastructure for the information society, enabling advanced services by interconnecting (physical and virtual) things based on existing and evolving interoperable information and communication technologies [1]. […]

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Uganda speeds visa issuance and strengthens border security with Gemalto Visa Management System

Gemalto, is supplying Uganda’s Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) with its Coesys Visa Management that combines swift issuance of all visas and permits with biometric enrollment upon arrival. Gemalto is supporting the new solution with integration, deployment, maintenance and training for Ugandan immigration officers. The new scheme allows the authorities to manage the […]

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Innovation and flexibility runs in the family

An interview with Dirk Melzer, Melzer maschinenbau. Silicon Trust met up with Dirk Melzer of the latest Silicon Trust Partner, family-run business Melzer maschinenbau, to find out more about why this “Made in Germany” brand has managed to stay successful in a slow-moving market and with plenty of competitors worldwide. Mr. Melzer, your company has […]

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Shape-shifting the embedded system business

By Daniela Previtali, Wibu-Systems. The Industrial Internet business has ignited a technological revolution and an economic renaissance that are proceeding at an unprecedented pace. As the McKinsey Global Institute mapped out the value beyond the hype, they estimated that the IoT (Internet of Things) has a total potential economic impact of USD 3.9 to 11.1 […]

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Can FIDO accelerate the uptake of eGov Services?

By Igor Pejic, Austria Card. Filing your taxes, applying for a passport, or checking your pension funds can be a very strenuous and time-consuming process. Governments across the world are striving for a maximum level of security to protect their citizens from the abuse of their identities, yet this comes at a cost of severe […]

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eID migration
 from physical card to Mobile ID

By Steve Warne, HID Global. Everyone now looks upon the ‘mobile lifestyle’ as completely normal. For instance, for a recent London conference visit I booked my train tickets and parking, and then had them delivered to my smartphone. I checked in to my hotel via my smartphone. I took a call and read emails on […]

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REVIEW: Mobile – where next?

By Frank Smith, ENLETS Mobile.  The current state of mobile computing and communications is the result of a long period of innovation of several technologies over many years. During that time there have been many game changing breakthroughs, and sustained improvement of ideas. This paper looks at the journey so far, focusing on current and […]

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Refugees: the solution to an imminent problem

By Roelof Troost, WCC Smart Search & Match At a recent conference on border management, a retired border guard officer from Finland painted a bleak picture: global warming and population growth will result in food shortages around the equator, especially in the Middle East and Africa. This will ignite even more civil unrest in these […]

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