Civil / National ID

Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments, though increasingly it is also used for regulated private industries, such as mobile phone accounts. Government examples of civil ID use could include document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

 

Cambodia introducing eIDs

Cambodia has just added itself to the growing list of countries looking to introduce some sort of electronic ID card…

 

Oberthur Technologies to supply technology for French drivers’ licenses

Oberthur Technologies has announced that its multifunction operating system will be used by the French State Printing Group to make new…

 

Central Bank of Nigeria teams up with Dermalog for biometric POS, ATMs

The Central Bank of Nigeria has contracted Dermalog Identification Systems to deploy a biometric technology throughout the country’s banking system. In particular,…

 

Smart ID Show to take place in Tel Aviv next year

A new conference and exhibition has been announced focused on smart identification technologies. Named the Smart ID Show-TLV, the event is…

 

Somaliland set to replace handwritten passports with electronic documents in 2014

The Republic of Somaliland says it’s set to replace its handwritten passports with new electronic documents as soon as early…

 

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…

 

Nepalese government asks Gemalto and Morpho to submit financial proposals for biometric ID cards

The Nepalese government is working to introduce national ID cards in the country and has asked Gemalto and Morpho to submit financial…

 

Gemalto, Zetes to provide Belgian ePassports

Gemalto has announced that it will supply Belgium with an ePassport, set to be introduced in 2014. Specifically, Gemalto will provide…

 

Aadhaar enrolment nears 100% in Delhi, but Supreme Court ruling a concern

Aadhaar enrolment in Delhi has nearly reached 100 percent, according to the city’s Chief Minister. Reported in the Indian Economic…

 

Gemalto, Morpho, Oberthur, G&D dominating e-passport market: research

The global market for e-passports is set to grow at a CAGR of 32.5% over the period of 2012-2016, according…

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