SDW 2014 – The Global Hub For Next Generation Citizen & Government ID Solutions

QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London, UK Conference: 16-18 June 2014 – Exhibition 17-18 June 2014 SDW 2014 (Security Document World) – the world’s leading document security show – focuses on ePassports, visas, driving licenses, national IDs, worker credentials, advanced border control, anti-counterfeiting, fraud detection, and much more. The event will provide a global showcase for next-generation human identity solutions, focusing on intrinsic document security and on the new cutting-edge secure infrastructure now required to produce and use these advanced documents

Biometrics for Government and National Security

IDGA is pleased to bring back the 7th Annual Biometrics for Government and National Security. This 3-day event will feature high profile speakers from BIMA, OBIM, OUSD, DHS, FBI, NATO, GAO and more and will provide the venue for you to learn what key decision makers and technology experts anticipate being the future of securing our war fighters, citizens, government employees, and borders. Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to interact, network, and learn from leading representatives from military, government

Biometrics 2013 15-17 October 2013 | London, UK

Biometrics 2013 provides great practical advice, tips and solutions for all those using or considering using biometrics technology for managing identity and increasing efficiency within government and commercial applications. The comprehensive three-day programme brings together 45 international speakers to share insight, expert opinion and hands-on case study experience on the latest technological developments and new trials in the use of biometrics. Sessions include: Mobile biometrics, Voice verification, Securing identity and facilitating travel, Biometrics and payments, Biometric technologies in focus, Military

Global government biometrics market poised for growth

New research is available on the global government biometrics market, and according to Reportlinker, future demand is expected to be steady. According to the research, Analysis of the Global Government Biometrics Market, increased concern for safety and security in growing economies is expected to have a positive impact on the market as a whole and emerging economies like Brazil, India, South Africa, the Middle East, Russia and China are expected to adopt the technology, initially accelerating market growth. The report,

2013 Biometric Consortium Conference and Technology Expo

The 2013 Biometric Consortium Conference and Technology Expo, presented by AFCEA, NIST and NSA, will address the important role that biometrics plays in identification and verification of individuals for government and commercial applications worldwide. The Conference will be two and a half days of presentations, seminars and panel discussions with the participation of internationally recognized experts in biometric technologies, system and application developers, IT business strategists, and government and commercial officers. The 2013 Conference and Expo focuses on biometric technologies

Sweden looks to Cybercom for e-identification system

IT security specialist Cybercom Group has won a contract to provide e-identification services to Sweden. The contract runs for three years, with an option for two more years. The value of the contract is estimated to be approximately US $4.63 million (SEK 30 million). “We are very proud to be given the opportunity to build the security foundation that is essential for the entire e-society,” Björn Lindeberg, Business Manager, Cybercom said. “This contract further strengthens our leading position in the field of

Oberthur Technologies delivers ePassport solution in Uzbekistan

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

Tanzania looks to implement biometric system for 2015 election

Tanzania’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) has confirmed that plans are in place to use a biometric electoral system for the country’s upcoming 2015 elections. According to a report in NZweek, NEC chairman Damian Lubuva said the commission is planning to float tenders for the acquisition of the system, and has said that the NEC will invite donors to fund the procurement and installation of the system. Deflecting criticism that the government has not been transparent in this decision-making, Lubuva said:

Biometric workforce management for Karnataka government schools

Following the successful pilot test of a workforce management facial recognition system in elementary schools in Bangalore, the government has decided to extend the system to all government colleges in Karnataka starting next year. The Bangalore Department of Collegiate Education (DCE) contracted the new system from Bangalore-based Ipomo. This system is already being deployed in 16 additional colleges in Bangalore. Reported in The Deccan Herald, this deployment has angered many teachers opposing the system, calling it intimidation and punishment. “Lecturers are