Morpho and Datacard Group team up on travel documents for INTERPOL

January 28, 2014 - 

Datacard Group and Morpho have just announced a new partnership to support the INTERPOL Travel Document Initiative.

According to Datacard Group, Morpho will provide the ID management and document production solution used by INTERPOL in the issuance of electronic travel documents to its officials. Datacard Group will supply its 3D laser engraving technology.

“Datacard Group is very pleased to be working with Morpho in support of this initiative,” Jim Runcie, regional vice president, EMEA for Datacard Group said. “INTERPOL is committed to helping enhance security around the globe.”

Reported previously, in 2013, Morpho and INTERPOL signed a strategic partnership, which covered the supply of automated identification systems as well as facial recognition technology to the international law enforcement agency.

Morpho previously provided INTERPOL with its AFIS.

Earlier this year, Datacard Group finalized its acquisition of Entrust Inc., an identity management and security company. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

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