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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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Gemalto, Veridos strengthen identity security with eID cards for Macao SAR Government

Gemalto is partnering with Veridos, a German company specializing in Identity Solutions, to supply contactless electronic ​identity cards (eIDs) to the Macao Special Administrative Region Government (Macao SAR Government). Under the collaboration, Gemalto is the subcontractor responsible for providing the physical cards, enhanced with security features and seamlessly inc​orporating Veridos’ operating system software solution. The […]

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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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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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eID use cases beyond border control

By Adam Ross and Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision.  An eID document is like a Swiss Army knife – it supports many different applications. However, the full potential of eID cards is still rarely, if at all, used. This article introduces several advanced eID use cases that have already been implemented in practice. With close to 160 […]

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