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Gemalto (AKA Thales Digital Identity) is the global leader in digital security. From secure software to biometrics and encryption, our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between.

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France probes Thales subsidiary over past ID deals in Africa

A subsidiary of Thales – Thales Digital Identity and Security (Thales DIS) — known as Gemalto before the acquisition in…

May 12, 2020

Thales receives Frost & Sullivan award for tech innovation with Gemalto digital ID wallet

Frost & Sullivan has awarded Thales with the 2019 Global Company of the Year award for the Gemalto digital ID…

Jan 29, 2020

Idex Biometrics and Thales achieves certifications for smart cards, mobile ID security software

Idex Biometrics has successfully completed the EMVCo Security Evaluation for its development site in Farnborough, U.K., making a landmark achievement…

Jan 21, 2020

Thales uses Gemalto tech to enhance biometric matching performance, protect environment

Thales is applying technologies from the aerospace industry to enhance its Biometric Matching System (BMS) performance and lower detrimental impact…

Jan 17, 2020

Mastercard certifies first contactless biometric payment card from Thales and Fingerprint Cards

The biometric payment card offered by Thales Group with a Fingerprint Cards sensor has been announced as the first contactless…

Jan 8, 2020

Thales uses Gemalto tech to deliver digital license solution in Australia

Thales has partnered with Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads and local Queensland SMEs, Code Heroes and Aliva, to…

Nov 20, 2019

First commercial biometric credit card in Switzerland issued through FPC, Gemalto, Visa partnership

Swiss Corner Bank has launched a biometric credit card in partnership with Visa, Gemalto and Fingerprint Cards, which is the…

Oct 7, 2019

Gemalto fingerprint cards trialed in UK as biometrics for banking deployments continue worldwide

UK bank NatWest has begun a three-month trial of biometric fingerprint credit cards from Mastercard and Gemalto with 150 customers,…

Oct 4, 2019

Thales details plans for integrating Gemalto biometrics and digital identity business

The integration of Gemalto into Thales “Digital Identity and Security” (DIS) will result in average organic sales growth of four…

Oct 3, 2019

Digital ID in Africa this week: local mobile banking and biometric verification technology soar ahead

The trend for this week is mobile – mobile banking, payments, SIM registration and even a mobile app to check…

Sep 16, 2019

International Identity Day celebrated with rich nations largely on sidelines

As the second International Identity Day takes place, September 16, 2019, a number of countries and organizations are marking the…

Aug 30, 2019

Business and development opportunities top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

During a week of mostly good news for the biometrics industry, top stories on Biometric Update broadly follow themes of…

Aug 27, 2019

Gemalto part of group awarded contract for 15 million biometric passports by Thailand

Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has awarded a contract for the supply of 15 million biometric e-passports over the…

Aug 23, 2019

Airports and encryption research lead this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Excitement about new technologies and deployments, and in a couple of cases a lack thereof, was the theme of the…

Jun 20, 2019

Two ideas to break down vendor lock-in in foundational biometric ID systems launch at ID4Africa 2019

A lack of interoperability and vendor lock-in are long-standing barriers to successful identification systems in many places around the world,…

Jun 13, 2019

Thales reports costs and synergies of integrating Gemalto into DIS

The integration of Gemalto and disposal of its GP HSM businesses has led Thales SA to update its 2019 forecast,…

Jun 12, 2019

Gemalto launches biometric identity management solution for foundational national systems

Gemalto (AKA Thales Digital Identity) is launching a new Identity Management System (IDMS) for governments to build biometric foundational identity…

May 13, 2019

Philippines selects Gemalto biometric technology to verify voters in upcoming elections

The Philippines Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has selected Gemalto to provide a fingerprint biometric voter verification system for the 2019…

May 9, 2019

Gemalto to provide AFIS for Canadian Department of National Defense

Gemalto has been tapped by the Canadian government to provide its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) for biometric criminal and…

Apr 24, 2019

First biometric card issued by a UK bank enters circulation today

The first biometric fingerprint card issued by a UK bank entered circulation today as part of a three month NatWest…

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