Orange partners on biometric epayments solution for Iraq

Orange Business Services has signed an agreement with Canny Quest International, the Dubai-based technology partner of International Smart Card (ISC) in Iraq, to provide SIMs for connectivity to support ISC’s 6,000 payment terminals at points of service (POS) across Iraq. An additional 8,000 POS locations are planned to be online by mid-2016. ISC’s new model for e-payment services uses smart cards with sophisticated biometrics to authenticate customer ID and counter the risk of fraud. ISC provides government employees and private

Giesecke & Devrient nabs contract for Iraqi eID cards

Giesecke & Devrient has been awarded a contract to provide and end-to-end solution for an eID card in Iraq. This is the second recent contract for G&D in Iraq, as earlier this year, the company announced that it will produce electronic passports in the Middle Eastern country. As a general contractor for this project, G&D is set to provide smart cards, the personalization system, IT and data acquisition infrastructure as well as associated services, which includes technical support and maintenance. The