Author Archives | Steve Atkins

Fingerprint Cards expands its reach in biometrics by acquiring Delta ID

Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints) has acquires Delta ID, the world`s leading supplier of iris recognition technology, for USD 106 million (approximately 938 MSEK). The acquisition of the Californian based company means that Fingerprints expands its business and its technology portfolio with biometric security solutions based on the human eye. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals […]

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The Imprimerie Nationale Group to support the Republic of Djibouti in the modernization of their ID documents and their issuance process

The Imprimerie Nationale Group has delivered a multi biometric ID documents platform for the Republic of Djibouti, supplemented by a solution for the dematerialization and digital archiving of  ID documents files. A ceremony took place at the General Directorate of the National Police (DGPN) under the high authority of the President of the Republic of […]

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Gemalto to supply new Digital Identity Solution for the Swedish Tax Agency

Gemalto has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply its eGov authentication platform for online services, Premium Polycarbonate eID cards and a comprehensive Enrollment and Issuance solution to Skatteverket, the Swedish Tax Agency (responsible for national tax collection and administering the population registration). This ID card provides official proof of identity and access to a […]

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Safran Identity & Security works on important Ivory Coast elections

In 2016, Safran Identity & Security, was selected by the Ivory Coast’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to assist with two very important elections for the country: the constitutional referendum on October 30 and the parliamentary election on December 18. The Ivory Coast once again renewed its trust in Safran Identity & Security, who previously contributed […]

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The state of New Hampshire and Gemalto go live with a New driver’s license program

Gemalto, through its subsidiary  Marquis ID Systems (MIDS), announces its new driver’s license issuance solution for the New Hampshire Department of Safety’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is operational. Last year, New Hampshire’s DMV decided to renew the seven year relationship with Gemalto/MIDS as their driver’s license and identification (DL/ID) provider. Under the new multi-year […]

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HID Global wins Homeland Security Award from Government Security News

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has won the award for “Best Identity Management Platform” in the 2016 Homeland Security Awards Program.  The winning platform was the new HID PIV solution, which is the industry’s first end-to-end identity access management solution that enables commercial organizations and government agencies requiring higher security to […]

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Wibu-Systems joins the Chinese Alliance of Industrial Internet

Wibu-Sytems, the global leader for business monetization through know-how protection and secure software licensing, has joined the Sino-German Industrie 4.0 Project (I4.0 Project), which is aimed at identifying existing Sino-German cooperation projects on intelligent manufacturing and interconnected production processes in China. Already in 2015, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and […]

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Cognitec Hires Terry Hartmann as VP to drive growth in the APAC biometrics market

Renowned biometrics pioneer Terry Hartmann will lead business development and client relations as Vice President Asia Pacific at Cognitec Systems Pty Ltd. Hartmann will direct an international sales and support team to meet the demands of an expanding biometrics market in the region. Governments in Australia, New Zealand and many Asian countries are investing heavily […]

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Wibu-Systems’ secure licensing tech: multi-platform, multi-vendor & multi-purpose

At this years Embedded World 2017 (hall 4, booth 540, 14-16 March), Wibu-Systems will prove how CodeMeter’s protection, licensing, and security technology is serving the embedded system community with the most advanced, modular, and neatly designed architecture available today. Conditions and requirements in the industrial environment are extreme, diverse, and complex. CodeMeter harmonizes this heterogeneous […]

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Spec standardizes management of Trusted Execution Environments and Trusted Applications

Technical standards body GlobalPlatform has published a framework which details how trusted applications hosted on a GlobalPlatform compliant Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) can be remotely and dynamically managed. The framework is applicable to any type of device including mobile and IoT devices and will be used by service providers, TEE implementers, device makers, trusted application […]

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