Oberthur Technologies delivers ePassport solution in Uzbekistan

May 14, 2013 - 

Oberthur Technologies has announced the signing of the final acceptance of the Uzbekistan e-Passport system.

As a system integrator, Oberthur has implemented an end-to-end identity system, including citizen enrolment, e-passports, personalization, document verification, border control and authentication in Uzbekistan.

According to the company, Oberthur also provides a strong Public Key Infrastructure, based on system-One PKI for eMRTD, which is compliant with ICAO and EAC standards. In addition, says the company, Oberthur Technologies has closely assisted the Uzbek government in the upgrade of its infrastructures to facilitate ePassport production.

“Oberthur Technologies is very proud to have been selected by the Republic of Uzbekistan to provide its state-of-the-art ePassport solution. Through its system integration know-how, document issuance and security expertise, Oberthur Technologies was able to deliver a full ePassport system, a cost-wise solution which was quickly deployed,” Olivier PRESTEL, the Identity BU Managing Director said. “The solution can be also upgraded in terms of capacities and performance, and support other applications.”

Reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, Oberthur Technologies recently joined 3M, Gemalto, Morpho to announce the formation of the Secure Identity Alliance, a new group focused on developing the usage of government-issued eDocuments.

The company has also recently announced that is has successfully delivered a turnkey eGovernment solution and including an electronic national ID card and a complete ID system to the Swedish Tax Agency. This new system includes enrolment equipment, electronic secure document manufacturing, and personalization system, PKI including certificate management and issuance and a card management system.

 

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