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eu-LISA selects Accenture, Atos and Safran to enhance EU visa info and biometric matching systems

The European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA) has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Safran Identity & Security and Atos to provide application and infrastructure services for the E.U. Visa Information System (VIS) and for the Biometric Matching System (BMS) underpinning VIS. The project […]

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X INFOTECH provides Polygraph Combine Ukraina with personalisation solutions

X INFOTECH, a global provider of software solutions for identity documents and payment smart cards, has leveraged its expertise in EMV technologies and successfully completed the deployment of personalization solutions for Polygraph Combine Ukraina – the Ukrainian leading company in security printing and ID document production. X INFOTECH has helped the state company advance with […]

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Costa Rican citizens have their new identity card, secured with Lasink by OT

OT (Oberthur Technologies) has announced that, after its selection in 2015, its cutting-edge Lasink™ solution has started to be deployed across Costa Rica, through a multi-year contract to provide highly secure national ID cards. This new ID card will provide the Costa Rican authorities with a solid foundation to develop going forward a trusted identity […]

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HJP sells eID Testing business unit to secunet

secunet is expanding its core expertise in the Homeland Security division and so is acquiring a business unit from HJP Consulting, based in Borchen, North Rhine-Westphalia. With this partial transfer of operations, secunet will be taking on experts in electronic identity documents (eID), whilst also bringing on board the test tool GlobalTester, used for examining […]

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Fujitsu expands Palm Vein Authentication product range

Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Frontech Limited have announced the addition of two new products – the FUJITSU Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro, which is a sensor that can be embedded into equipment, and the FUJITSU Biometric Authentication Palm Vein Authentication Board – to their line of palm vein authentication devices. Sales of the new products will […]

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FIDO certifies Safran’s biometric authentication solutions for eID (electronic ID) cards

Safran Identity & Security, the world leader in security and identity solutions, announced today that FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance has certified its solution enabling biometric authentication through electronic ID (eID) cards. Safran Identity & Security helps governments offer more secure access to public or private e-services to their citizens by providing eID cards compliant […]

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Mocana Security of Things Platform integrates support for the Infineon OPTIGA TPM

Infineon Technologies AG and Mocana Corporation are taking IoT security to the next level. Embedded systems security specialist Mocana is to integrate support for the Infineon OPTIGA™ TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security controller as a standard feature into its latest Security of Things Platform™. Developers who choose Mocana’s platform for smart factories, infrastructure, automotive and […]

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Cameroon tackles identity fraud with Gemalto’s advanced eID solution

Gemalto is supporting DGSN, the General Delegation for National Security in Cameroon, in tackling fraud and document counterfeiting with the deployment of Sealys Color in PC for polycarbonate eID cards, a first in Africa. This innovative approach consists in laser engraving high resolution color photos into the durable Sealys card body to provide Cameroon with […]

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