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IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, provides a trusted environment enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect and travel), in the physical as well as digital space.

With close to 15,000 employees around the world, IDEMIA serves clients in 180 countries.

IDEMIA’s innovative range of biometric access and time& attendance solutions for enterprises guarantee approved individuals a frictionless access to secured areas. Our offer integrates outstanding features such as contactless fingerprints and 3D facial recognition or video analytics.

IDEMIA Biometrics News


Border stakeholders plan next steps in biometrics rollouts with early lessons in tow

The role of biometrics at border crossings, including but not limited to airports, has only increased in importance post-pandemic, a…

May 4, 2022

Top performing developers steady in updated NIST facial recognition 1:N test results

The latest edition of the U.S. National Institute of Standard and Technology’s (NIST’s) Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 1:N report, dated…

Apr 28, 2022

Idemia releases new biometric ID Screen 60 tablet

Idemia has released a new biometric tablet with multi-modal data capture and verification capabilities. The device, the ID Screen 60,…

Apr 22, 2022

South Africa’s Home Affairs and EOH set for arbitration over $27M biometrics contract

Counter claims between the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed EOH tech group continue over a R400 million…

Apr 20, 2022

Easier and Idemia to collaborate on biometric Entry/Exit System for Lithuania

Easier and Idemia were chosen by the Lithuanian State Border Guard Service to provide biometric exit and entry systems in compliance…

Apr 8, 2022

Biometric payment card competition heats up; Idemia, Thales vie for Egypt contract

The latest spate of biometric payment card releases includes an aspirational card by Mastercard in Morocco, the first corporate biometric…

Apr 7, 2022

Daltrey integrates Idemia face biometrics with access control platform

Daltrey has integrated its biometric access control SDK with Idemia’s VisionPass along with its pre-existing partnership with Gallagher’s REST API…

Apr 6, 2022

Idemia signs decade-long digital ID services contract with Chile

Idemia has been awarded a new contract to provide digital ID services to Chile’s Civil Registry and Identification Service. More…

Mar 25, 2022

Biometric access security integrations on display at ISC West

Major biometric access control technology providers and systems integrators have been showing off their partnerships at the ISC West 2022…

Mar 24, 2022

Apple introduces mobile driver’s license support in Arizona

Apple has officially launched support for digital ID and mobile driving licenses (mDLs) in the Apple Wallet in Arizona. Starting…

Mar 16, 2022

Airports integrating biometrics from Idemia in US, Vision-Box and Unisys in ANZ

Airports and air agencies from the U.S. announced a series of updates to their adoption of Idemia I&S NA’s biometric…

Mar 14, 2022

Idemia joins board of digital identity nonprofit ADI Association

Idemia has joined the board of directors of the Accountable Digital Identity (ADI) Association to promote an open framework for…

Mar 11, 2022

TSA launches digital identity roadmap

Among several familiar themes for airport biometrics – the need for collaboration, improved passenger processing times and experiences, the rapid…

Mar 11, 2022

Idemia I&S lands 12-year deal to power California’s mDL efforts

Idemia Identity & Security North America says it has been awarded a contract to run for 12 years with the…

Mar 10, 2022

Women in Biometrics Awards: Security Industry Association opens nominations

The Security Industry Association (SIA) opened the call for nominations for its 2022 Women in Biometrics Awards program on March…

Mar 1, 2022

Strength in partners and a maturing biometric payment cards ecosystem

The ramp up to widespread mass market adoption of biometric payment cards will take substantially less than the time it…

Feb 28, 2022

Expansion of biometric payment cards into European banks and fintechs continues

Swedish challenger bank Rocker partners with Idemia and Idex Biometrics to push out a biometric payment card, while Zwipe helps…

Feb 22, 2022

NEC Africa takes South African government to court over biometric contract awarded to Idemia

NEC Africa is taking South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and technology services provider EOH to court to have a…

Feb 11, 2022

UNDP identity roundtable: does the bill payer set the standards for private ID firms?

Who are identity systems being built for? What standards do and should private sector firms adhere to when contracted by…

Feb 6, 2022

Rumored Idemia $4.6B sale could split enterprise, government business

Another major corporate change could be coming for Idemia, as its U.S. parent is considering selling the global biometrics and…

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Facial recognition: A strategic imperative for national security

This is a guest post by IDEMIA NSS President and CEO B Scott Swann and Senior Director for Innovation and…

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Idemia brings government experience to accelerating airport biometrics deployments

In the rapidly evolving airports and borders space, all stakeholders have become convinced of the value of biometrics to balance…

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