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Website: idemia.com

As leader in identity technologies, IDEMIA is on a mission to unlock the world and make it safer. Backed by cutting-edge R&D, IDEMIA provides unique technologies, underpinned by long-standing expertise in biometrics, cryptography, data analytics, systems and smart devices.

IDEMIA offers its public and private customers payment, connectivity, access control, travel, identity and public security solutions. Every day, around the world, IDEMIA secures billions of interactions in the physical and digital worlds.

With nearly 15,000 employees, IDEMIA is trusted by over 600 governmental organizations and more than 2,300 enterprises spread over 180 countries, with an impactful, ethical and socially responsible approach.

For more information, visit www.idemia.com and follow @IDEMIAGroup on Twitter.

IDEMIA Biometrics News


Togo brings in Atos and Idemia to build national digital ID program

The government of Togo has hired Atos and Idemia to create a MOSIP-based national digital ID program for its citizens….

Apr 19, 2023

Sale of Idemia may net less, result in a bust-up

Handicapping the sale of Idemia proves the advice about reading tea leaves. You have to drink the tea first. In…

Apr 19, 2023

Nepal pauses national ID card verification contract to probe tender process

Nepal’s Cabinet is halting a biometric ID contract and forming a panel to probe the decision by the country’s former…

Apr 18, 2023

Idemia I&S wins $128M ID and biometrics scanner contract to enhance US airport security

Idemia Identity & Security USA has secured an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ), $128 million contract with the U.S. Department…

Apr 4, 2023

Juniper Research uncovers top platforms for digital card issuance, forecasts 1.3B in 2027

A new study from Juniper Research has revealed that the number of payment cards issued per year over digital platforms…

Mar 31, 2023

New chairman appointed to lead Idemia through sale

Biometrics and digital ID giant Idemia has named board member Erik Maris chairman of the company’s supervisory board. Maris joins…

Mar 27, 2023

Arana Security pitches payment possibilities of contactless biometric solution

Arana Security is touting the payment integration options of its BioWave, a contactless biometric solution that allows organizations to manage…

Mar 27, 2023

Idemia on the block with €6B price tag: report

One of the world’s leading biometrics providers and digital identity system integrators, Idemia, is on the block, with a price-tag…

Mar 17, 2023

Digital Travel Credential Pilot relaunched with Idemia biometric app

A Dutch consortium has chosen Idemia to provide technology for the world’s first transatlantic Digital Travel Credential (DTC) Pilot, using…

Mar 14, 2023

Idemia unveils two new contactless biometric devices to shorten airport journeys

Idemia has launched two updated versions of its biometric devices designed to speed up the traveler identity verification processes. Both…

Mar 13, 2023

Somalia passes law to launch new civil registry and national ID

Somalia is preparing for its first civil registration and identity card issuance exercise in three decades after new legislation was…

Mar 9, 2023

Idemia earns trustworthiness and reliability certifications from Kantara Initiative

Identity and security technology provider Idemia Identity & Security North America has announced that its Identity and Verification service complies…

Mar 9, 2023

Financing lined up for potential Idemia deal; Thales reportedly still interested

It looks as if the private equity firm owning Idemia has teed up the biometrics and digital ID giant’s sale,…

Mar 3, 2023

Idemia rounds up a new handful of US states for digital fingerprinting

Idemia says it has signed two- to seven-year contracts with several U.S. states to support fingerprint capture. The states were…

Feb 27, 2023

Facial recognition algorithms hit new accuracy highs in latest NIST test

Idemia correctly matched 99.88 percent of 12 million faces in the mugshot category of the latest 1:N test by the…

Feb 24, 2023

Western Michigan University’s deploys Idemia’s biometric access control

Western Michigan University (WMU) has announced deploying a new contactless, fingerprint biometric reader for access to its Valley Dining Center…

Feb 16, 2023

Chile extends Idemia contract to supply and support digital ID documents by a year

A contract held by Idemia in Chile to help upgrade the country’s civil registry is being extended by a year,…

Feb 7, 2023

EU Digital Identity Wallet pilots pull in big names, but questions emerge

More companies announce their commitment to working together on pilots to test use-cases of the EU Digital Identity Wallet. Meanwhile,…

Jan 31, 2023

UK govt urged to step up role in digital ID as public good at Westminster eForum

Digital identity is a public good which requires government support and regulation while tech and service providers are going to…

Jan 27, 2023

Its biometric system hobbled, Florida police push for new software

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Florida are considering upgrades to the state police’s biometric ID system. It reportedly is…

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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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International Identity Day an opportunity for knowledge sharing for Idemia

September 16 is International Identity Day, in recognition of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9. The Goal is to provide…

Oct 18, 2019Idemia brings government experience to accelerating airport biometrics deployments

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