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Ghana Government Launches Instant Electronic ID Issuance with Entrust Datacard

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, has announced its technology will be used by the government of Ghana — through a partnership with Identity Management Systems (IMS), a subsidiary of Margins Group — to instantly issue national identity cards to Ghanaian citizens. In line with the directive from […]

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Court rejects current ID card manufacturer’s appeal against Estonia

Tallinn Administrative Court at the end of last year rejected an appeal by ID card manufacturer Gemalto AG against Estonia’s Police and Border Guard Board (PPA), which will allow the latter to continue with preparations for the manufacture of new electronic ID cards. “Today’s decision by Tallinn Administrative Court not to satisfy the complaint of […]

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Flexibility and transparency are key

By Markus Hoffmeister, cryptovision  Implementing an ID project is an immense investment for any government or public sector institution. With lifetimes as long as ten years, identification schemes are all about return on investment. Whether it is a national ID project on the African continent or an educational ID project in South America, the total […]

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Elyctis ID BOX One brings efficiency and certainty in voter identification to the Kyrgyzstan presidential elections

Since 2015, the Kyrgyz Republic has adopted biometric voter identification based upon the state register of the population. For the first time, in the October 2017 presidential election, over 5,000 Elyctis ID BOX One readers were used in all voting stations across the country to verify the identity of voters. “The electoral system of the […]

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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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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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INFOGRAPHIC: Citizen Identity Management

The latest Silicon Trust partners, De La Rue, have developed an infographic for Citizen Identity Management, giving our readers a view onto the market as it stand. We have re-issued the infographic here for visitors to the site to access. Click on the graphic to access the full size PDF feature.

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