Tag Archives: Middle East
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Vision-Box deploys ABC eGates at the Hamad International Airport / Qatar

Vision-Box®, has been awarded the contract and is currently deploying 64 multimodal eGates, (all equipped with face, iris and fingerprint biometric readers), to be installed at all terminals of the Hamad International Airport and to be integrated into the advanced Identity Management infrastructure of the Ministry of the Interior of the State of Qatar. The […]

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Silicon Trust welcomes new partner Digital Identification Solutions

The Executive Board of the Silicon Trust welcomes a new partner to the program: Digital Identification Solutions is a global provider of advanced identification solutions, specialized in secure government and corporate applications for ID cards and ePassports/Visa. By applying innovative technologies, we develop unique, scalable credential solutions which perfectly meet the ever-changing demands of our […]

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Gemalto secures eGovernment services for Oman

Gemalto has been appointed by Oman Information Technology Authority (ITA) as prime contractor to secure the country’s eGovernment services. The full solution encompasses strong authentication and digital signature using the eID card, as well as mobile authentication using a mobile handset. This will allow citizens and residents of Oman to securely access eGovernment services, with […]

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UAE: Public and private sector push for mobile ID cards using NFC

Etisalat, the largest operator in the Middle East and Africa regions with a market value in excess of AED 80 billion (US$20 billion) and annual revenues of approximately AED 30 billion (US$8 billion), announced the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) to study the possibility of using Near Field […]

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Qatar Selects Gemalto Solution to Secure eGovernment Services

Gemalto has been selected by Qatar’s Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR), to deploy the Coesys eGov 2.0 solution for eGovernment in Qatar. Using Qatari citizens’ national eID card as a strong authentication token, the solution will boost usage and enhance access security of their national eGovernment services portal – the Hukoomi. Qatar […]

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Bell ID opens office in Bahrain to serve growing Middle East market

Bell ID, a provider of smart token management solutions, today announced its expansion in the Middle East with the opening of a new office in Bahrain.  A permanent presence in Bahrain’s Financial Harbour complex, which is located in the country’s capital Manama, will enable Bell ID to better serve its existing Middle East customer base. […]

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New Driver’s License and Car Registration Projects awarded to the Digital Identification Solutions Group

In an ongoing series of business successes in the driver’s license and car registration business worldwide, Digital Identification Solutions AG has been awarded three more prestigious contracts in this important market segment, with one in the United States, one in Asia and another in the Middle East. “Thanks to our partner, L-1 Identity, in the […]

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Precise Biometrics receives order for hardware worth SEK 2.4 million in Match-on-Card project for Middle East Govt. employees.

The order is an additional follow-up order from an existing customer in the Middle East and delivery consists of Precise 200 MC readers, combined fingerprint and smart cardreaders that will be used in a current government ID card project together with the Precise Match-on-Card™ technology. The government customer is in the process of extending their […]

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