Veridos to deliver electronic ID cards to Zambia

Veridos has won a contract with The Republic of Zambia to deliver polycarbonate electronic ID cards to the country. Based on the German eID card concept, there is a contactless security chip embedded in the new ID card which supports multiple applications for biometric identification, authentication, and digital signature services. International standards including X.509 certificates for secure authentication are applied and biometric information is stored on the card. “We are pleased to provide the Republic of Zambia with new state-of-the-art

Veridos commissioned to install ten eGates at Luxembourg Airport

Veridos has been commissioned by the Police Grand-Ducale Luxembourg to install ten eGates for automated border control at Luxembourg international airport. Integrating eGates for departure and arrival is part of the ongoing expansion of the airport and are expected to be in use by 2018. The solution verifies identities within just 18 seconds and is expected to lead to a reduction in waiting times. “We are delighted to be able to support Luxembourg with the most modern border control technology

Veridos will continue to provide ePassport to the Republic of Kosovo

Veridos announced it will continue to provide the Republic of Kosovo with ePassports for the next five years. In addition to providing Kosovo with ePassports, Veridos has been delivering an advanced system solution to personalize the ePassports for the last three years and will continue to do so. Veridos will also oversee data management as well as service and maintenance for the software and hardware infrastructure. “We are very proud that our partnership with the Republic of Kosovo will carry

Veridos continues customer relationship with Macao

Veridos is continuing its long-lasting customer relationship with the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region and the DSI (Direccao dos Servicos de Identificacao Macau) to provide Macao with Citizen ID card deliveries for the coming years. Veridos has been providing Macao with different kinds of components, solutions and services for its renowned ID smart card system since 2002. “We are very happy to continue our business relationship with Veridos, who has proven to be a very valuable partner”, said

Veridos wins Jordan passport contract

Veridos announced today that the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has awarded the company a multi-year contract to produce and deliver machine-readable passports that meet the requirements set out by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for international travel. “Giesecke & Devrient, one of our parent companies, has been providing passports to Jordan since 2012. We are very pleased that with this new contract the partnership can continue via Veridos,” said Veridos CEO Hans Wolfgang Kunz. Veridos is a joint venture

Biometrics in financial services, facial recognition, border security and fingerprints trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on this past week. Financial services BMO Financial Group and MasterCard began a phased roll-out this week of a biometric corporate credit card program in Canada and the U.S. that will let cardholders verify online transactions using facial recognition and fingerprint biometrics. The first phase will test the potential of delivering cardholders greater security and convenience, including establishing and improving best practices in corporate environments, developing

Morocco selects biometric border control solution by Veridos

The General Directorate for National Security (DGSN) for the Kingdom of Morocco has selected Veridos to design and implement a national border control system for all ports of entry, including the entire IT infrastructure necessary for the project. Veridos will provide stationary equipment for fixed border posts and mobile systems for border control at land, sea and airports. The solution is based on the Veridos verification platform VeriGO, which enables the integration of pre-existing infrastructures and databases. Passports and travel

secunet and Veridos presenting advanced border control solutions at Passenger Terminal Expo

secunet and Veridos will be jointly demonstrating “Made in Germany” smart border control solutions at this week’s Passenger Terminal Expo in Cologne. The companies will be showcasing automated border control solutions that make the process as secure, convenient and efficient as possible for travellers, airport operators and enforcement staff. The solutions build on the EasyPASS project at German airports. EasyPASS is implemented by partners Bundesdruckerei and secunet Security Networks. Veridos is a joint venture between Giesecke & Devrient and Bundesdruckerei.