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Gemalto wins British passport contract

Gemalto announced it has won an open tender for the production of the next generation of British passports. The contract…

 

De La Rue appeals decision to award post-Brexit passport contract to Gemalto

British security printing company De La Rue has launched an appeal of the UK government’s decision to award the post-Brexit…

 

NXP releases thinnest contactless chip module for passport and ID cards

NXP Semiconductors N.V. released its new, ultra-thin contactless chip module that significantly improves the design flexibility of passport and identity…

 

Dermalog develops biometric multi-purpose card for Maldives citizens

Maldives Immigration has introduced a new multi-purpose biometric ‘Passport Card’ that can be used as a passport, for payments, a…

 

Australian passport authority developing facial recognition system

The Australian Passport Office is developing in-house a new facial recognition system to keep pace with the country’s two government…

 

GBG to acquire IDscan Biometrics and raise up to $33.8m in share placing

Identity intelligence firm GBG has agreed conditionally to acquire identification software provider IDscan Biometrics, and raise up to £25 million…

 

Canadian government used facial recognition to detect passport fraudsters

Canada’s Federal government officials revealed they used facial recognition technology to identify 15 suspects wanted on immigration warrants, who all…

 

ISIS likely producing fake Syrian passports

A recent ABC News report says that U.S. authorities are warning that ISIS is producing authentic-looking passports with machines that…

 

Australia considering cloud-based passports

Australia and New Zealand are in talks to trial a passport-less travel system in which a traveller’s identity and biometrics…

 

Biometric technologies impacting covert travel for special intelligence agents

Though biometric technologies and methods have helped to successfully identify global terrorists and immigration fraudsters who would otherwise be unknown,…

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