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Veridos wins Zambian eID card project

German identity solutions firm Veridos has secured the contract for a Zambian eID card project. The new eID card is equipped with a contactless chip and offers multi-application options to Zambian citizens. “We are pleased to provide the Republic of Zambia with new state-of-the-art eID cards”, says Veridos CEO Hans Wolfgang Kunz. “Zambia’s citizens will profit from a contactless […]

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DERMALOG: Maldives Introduces Most Innovative ID Card

By DERMALOG The Maldives are known for their nice beaches and wonderful holiday resorts on many islands. Now the Maldives have also become a place of innovation. Maldives Immigration has just introduced a new, very innovative type of ID card: It can be used for payments, but also serves as a national ID card, as a […]

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BioID collaborates with any2any for secure user journey and convenient user experience

any2any: the experience platform and cloud biometrics developer BioID have announced a partnership in which BioID’s face recognition will be used to provide the user experience when using any2any’s “experience platform”. The any2any platform enables customized, secure, branded experiences for applications such as co-working and flexible working environments, events, travel, education and enterprise. Enabling corporates […]

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EU signs agreement for eID implementation for residents, push for adoption of eGovt. services

All the European Union Member States and EFTA countries have signed the ‘government Declaration’ in Tallin last week. The declaration was signed during the Ministerial Meeting which took place in the framework of the eGovernement Ministerial Conference. This was chaired by Minister Urve Palo, representing the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU and in […]

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Gemalto enables Oracle Cloud Customers to boost security of data in motion and at rest

Gemalto, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, have announced that Oracle Cloud Infrastructure customers can enhance the security of their cloud workloads and reduce the complexity of managing multiple heterogeneous security solutions with an integrated SafeNet Encryption and Key Management offering.  As companies migrate to the cloud, protecting sensitive information efficiently is a priority, […]

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Vision-Box to implement 20 biometric eGates at Dublin Airport

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) – the state department responsible for asylum, immigration, citizenship and visas – has contracted automated border control (ABC) specialist Vision-Box to deploy biometric ABC eGates at Dublin Airport. The project involves the installation of 10 eGates at Dublin Airport Terminal 1 (T1) and 10 eGates at Terminal 2 […]

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Cryptomathic granted a new patent for eSignature generation

Cryptomathic, a pioneer in eSignature solutions, has been granted a new global patent (KR20170005400 (A)), which defines a method and system for generating an eSignature with the highest level of non-repudiation. The patent relates to delivering a true What You See Is What You Sign (WYSIWYS) experience when users digitally sign documents remotely. The WYSIWYS […]

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IDEX expands customer engagements in the biometric smart card market

IDEX, a leading provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced the sampling of its smart card sensors with several new card integrators in Asia Pacific for access control and government ID applications. “Deployment of biometric authentication solutions for smart cards is accelerating globally, and we are receiving strong interest for our sensors from […]

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