Republic of Azerbaijan picks Trüb for national eID solution

January 28, 2013 - 

Trüb has announced that it has been selected by the Republic of Azerbaijan to provide significant elements for its national eID program.

The company will provide dual interface polycarbonate eID cards. In addition, the company will also install the personalization and quality assurance equipment for several personalization centers across the country along with training, maintenance and support.

According to the company, the eID solution will support a wide range of functionalities: from travelling with an ICAO compliant document, to the administration of citizen data by accredited authorities and identification, authentication, digital signature functionality allowing for the use of a large variety of eServices.

Trüb’s polycarbonate solution is made of fused polycarbonate films which are laminated without the use of adhesives. The eID is optically personalized by means of laser engraving and comprises a variety of built-in security features. An embedded chip module with dual interface stores personal data of the card holder, as well as individual digital certificates.

According to a report in Silicon Trust, Trüb was awarded a contract from the Republic of Azerbaijan to supply polycarbonate data pages manufactured for the country’s biometric passport program.

Reported previously in, Trüb has recently signed an agreement to continue providing electronic and secure polycarbonate data pages for the Republic of Lithuania’s ePassport program.


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