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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


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…

Jan 31, 2022

‘Datafication’ of EU borders and ballooning private-sector spending prompted by migrant crisis

Spending by European Union agencies on border-related technology and surveillance rocketed from 2014 onwards amid the migrant crisis, reports Statewatch,…

Jan 26, 2022

TSA and CBP discuss travel biometrics progress

As January is about to conclude, many companies and government agencies are taking stock of their efforts in biometrics for…

Jan 26, 2022

Idemia brings next-gen connectivity to eSIMs with Microsoft collaboration

Idemia has struck a multi-year global collaboration deal with Microsoft to distribute next-generation eSIM and connectivity solutions for consumer and…

Jan 24, 2022

Idemia NSS names government biometrics, Army veteran Patrick Clancey CEO

Idemia National Security Solutions has appointed Patrick Clancey, a veteran of U.S. Army and federal government biometrics providers, as its chief…

Jan 18, 2022

Selfie biometrics launched for DeFi by Idemia and Haventec, open banking by HooYu

A decentralized blockchain ecosystem for decentralized finance, secured with facial authentication for biometric identity verification, is being launched by Australian…

Jan 14, 2022

Idemia I&S patent filing for ID document scanning published

Idemia Identity & Security USA has had an application for an ID document-scanning patent published, while its French parent company…

Jan 6, 2022

MorphoWave contactless fingerprint biometric scanner line expanded by Idemia

A new generation of MorphoWave contactless fingerprint biometric scanners has been developed by Idemia, which cites the demand for contactless…

Dec 16, 2021

Idemia brings biometrics to Barcelona airport via Aena partnership

Idemia has entered a new partnership with Spanish airport operator Aena to deploy its biometric technology at Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El…

Dec 14, 2021

Idemia’s forensic biometrics deal with Australia worth double previous estimates

A forensic biometrics contract won by Idemia with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) could be worth nearly AU$180 million…

Dec 13, 2021

Idemia partners to bring 3D face biometrics to Japanese physical access control market

Idemia has partnered with Shoden, a provider of equipment and professional services, and Genetec, a provider of security solutions to provide…

Nov 25, 2021

Idemia wins Denmark border biometrics contract, launches ID document security feature

Idemia has been chosen by the Danish National Police service, known as Rigspolitiet, to supply biometric tablets, self-adjusting cameras for facial…

Nov 24, 2021

Airports deploy biometric gates and travel apps to streamline passenger, staff checks

Attendees of the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA’s) recent Ground Handling Conference were urged to use biometrics and consumer apps…

Nov 24, 2021

Clearview joins leaders in NIST face biometrics accuracy testing

The face biometrics algorithms scoring the highest accuracy in the latest benchmark from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and…

Nov 23, 2021

Leaders appointed to support continued biometrics growth by Idemia, Aculab and authID.ai

Idemia has a pair of new executive vice presidents, one to help it bring the payment technologies of the future to…

Nov 19, 2021

Idemia signs biometrics contract for Australian law enforcement, supports Mississippi mDL

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has signed an agreement with Idemia to deploy its software to enhance the biometrics capabilities…

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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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