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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


Idemia notes strength in iris biometrics market forecast for $4.8B value in 2027

Iris biometrics are booming, Idemia writes in an article on its website, noting the growth in use of iris recognition in…

Jul 29, 2021

Brazil’s Bahia State contracts $131M facial recognition system to tackle criminality

Bahia State Governor Rui Costa has okayed the disbursement of funds for the deployment of a facial recognition surveillance system…

Jul 28, 2021

Canada shied away from national digital ID in 2019; SecureKey suggests a different path

The Canadian government considered developing a national digital ID system two years ago, but ultimately shelved the idea with little…

Jul 26, 2021

Idemia bringing augmented vision, biometric cards and dynamic CVV to India’s financial sector

A huge demand for touchless biometric solutions in India’s Banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) industry is driving solution provider…

Jul 26, 2021

Simprints, Xator, Idemia, DHS USCIS, Phonexia announce new talent

The last week has been an eventful one for biometrics companies, with a number of them hiring new talent. Simprints…

Jul 23, 2021

France chooses contractors for digital ID scheme management

The French Ministry of the Interior has chosen four firms to develop the management system for its digital identity scheme:…

Jul 21, 2021

New service bundles with PreCheck biometrics enrollment expected from Clear, Telos, Idemia

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) believes an additional service provider will launch enrollment services this year for its PreCheck…

Jul 20, 2021

Contactless biometric access control advances on display at ISC West 2021

Biometrics providers are prominent among the access control companies participating in ISC West 2021, going on July 19 to 21…

Jul 13, 2021

Idemia touchless biometrics integrated by Bosch for secure access control

Idemia has entered into a global partnership with Bosch Building Technologies to add a biometric layer to the Bosch Building Integration…

Jul 9, 2021

Idemia reaches 11M biometric TSA PreCheck enrollments as air travel recovers

Idemia has announced the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) PreCheck Application Program has now reached a new milestone with 11 million…

Jul 6, 2021

4 in 5 consumers ready for biometric payment cards, Idemia survey finds

An independent survey sponsored by Idemia has found a strong positive response for consumer perceptions to the adoption of biometric…

Jun 25, 2021

Idemia face biometrics deployed at LAX for international flights

Passengers at Tom Bradley International Terminal at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) can now use face biometrics from Idemia on…

Jun 16, 2021

Brazil’s pilot of Idemia face biometrics advances to simultaneous operation at capital airports

An air shuttle service between Brazilian capitals São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro is testing an end-to-end biometric solution from…

Jun 14, 2021

Stripe launches selfie biometrics to join active identity verification market

Stripe is joining the market for remote biometric identity verification, just as Idemia, TruNarrative and Yoti have signed up new…

Jun 11, 2021

Nepal considers $14M biometric national ID card bids from Thales and Idemia

Competing bids from Thales and Idemia are being considered by Nepal’s government for a national biometric ID card program, which…

Jun 9, 2021

Guinea selects Idemia for OSIA digital identity system to drive inclusion

Guinea’s National Agency for Economic and Social Inclusion (ANIES) plans to use a digital identity and biometrics management system based…

Jun 8, 2021

Biometric access control demand soars: AnyVision, Idemia, Invixium, QTS, Aware updates

Demand for biometric technology in access control systems has prompted a new offering from QTS, a huge implementation involving Idemia,…

Jun 3, 2021

Voatz and Irisguard mobile biometric applications, Idemia mDL app honored

Idemia and Voatz have each been recognized by Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards 2021 for their efforts supporting remote…

Jun 2, 2021

Aviation stakeholders discuss biometric data sharing and digital health pass security

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) brought aviation stakeholders together to discuss information sharing, the progress in airport biometric systems…

Jun 2, 2021

New CEO for Idemia I&S North America, first CTO for Pindrop

Donnie Scott has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Idemia’s Identity and Security North America business…

IDEMIA Industry Insights


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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