November 19, 2012 -
Morpho, a leader in biometric solutions, has been chosen to supply the secure ID management and document production system for the INTERPOL Travel Document Initiative. Issued by INTERPOL, the Travel Document stores biometric data on a secure chip and will enable its officials to travel internationally on official INTERPOL business without requiring a visa when assisting in transnational investigations or urgent deployments.
Morpho will provide INTERPOL with a complete identity management solution to manage the production of these new generation electronic documents. This includes multi-biometric data enrollment, identity checks and document personalization.
These travel documents will integrate a range of state-of-the-art security features including 3D Photo ID, a three-dimensional laser-engraved portrait of the document holder. An ICAO-compliant portrait, along with the holder’s fingerprints, will be stored on a secure chip.
“This second generation INTERPOL Travel Document developed in collaboration with Morpho raises the bar for international document security, and will be a valuable asset for INTERPOL officials no matter where in the world their assistance in required,” INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said.