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B1180 Brussels Belgium

Semlex Europe S.A.

Website: semlex.com

SEMLEX, created in 1992, relies on a broad experience in development, integration, operational management and supply of high technology systems in identification and authentication. SEMLEX provides a reliable system of identification, the BNS (Biometric Network System), as well as highly protected official documents. Thanks to the integration of biometric technologies, fiduciary techniques and other safety systems, Semlex offers high quality services and products to a growing number of clients worldwide. In order to satisfy and exceed our customers’ expectations in term of security and dependability, Semlex relies on state of the art technologies and procedures.

Semlex Europe S.A. Biometrics News


Cote d’Ivoire unveils biometric verification terminal from Semlex

Cote d’Ivoire has unveiled a biometric ID verification terminal for verifying the identity and authenticating the national ID of citizens…

Jul 15, 2022

Congo’s troubled, lucrative biometric passport contract still open?

It still is not known who, if anyone, has won a contract to make biometric passports for the Democratic People’s…

Mar 28, 2022

Biometric passport issuance underway in Zimbabwe, digital IDs from April

The issuance of new generation biometric passports has started in some provinces of Zimbabwe and there are plans to extend…

Mar 11, 2022

Côte d’Ivoire final push for biometric registration as third national ID extension deadline approaches

Biometric registration centers on buses, in churches and overseas missions are being deployed to help as many Ivorians as possible…

Sep 10, 2021

Governments adding biometrics, digitizing ID worldwide: Zimbabwe passports, China mDLs, Belarus ID cards

National ID continues to go biometric and digital around the world. Zimbabwe’s Civil Registry prepares to go digital with Semlex…

Aug 17, 2021

Concerns raised in Zimbabwe as Semlex wins biometric passport contract

Some Zimbabweans, including political party officials, are raising worries following the award of a contract for the production of the…

Jan 5, 2021

GenKey delivers national biometric ID to Ivory Coast

GenKey has announced the roll-out of biometric national ID cards to aid Ivory Coast in its ongoing digital identity efforts….

Nov 17, 2020

South Africa & DRC: Government biometrics contracts raise mismanagement concerns

Changes to government contracts with private contractors and their partners have come under scrutiny in two countries this week. In…

Oct 28, 2020

Investigations identify the extent – and limitations – of Semlex’s political networks in Africa

The new offices for Semlex Côte d’Ivoire in the Cocody district of the commercial capital Abidjan Scrutiny of biometric credentials…

Sep 13, 2020

Biometric projects to fight fraud and corruption in Africa need to avoid the same traps

Allegations against Semlex in Africa continue to mount as a new exposé of the Belgian firm’s dealings comes to light, this…

Jul 27, 2020

Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…

Jul 5, 2020

Nigeria shows biometric flexibility, slow progress on voter registers continues across Africa

Biometric voting, and the registration required, are once again proving problematic in several African countries. Somalia will miss its target…

May 24, 2020

Bitventure, VerifyMe, CompuLynx offer new digital ID and biometrics solutions to African market

Reporting by Reuters reveals how not only is the DRC not renewing its biometric passport contract with Semlex in June,…

Jun 14, 2019

ID4Africa 2019 participants preview biometrics news to come from leading global event

Biometrics companies are revealing details of their participation in the 5th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa movement, hosted by the…

Sep 25, 2018

Gambia’s biometric ID cards ready for distribution October 1

The Gambian National ID card will be rolled out to the public beginning October 1st, 2018. Adama Barrow, President of…

Feb 16, 2018

Gambia restores Semlex contract for biometric national identity documents

Gambia’s Minister of Justice Ba Tambadou has announced that a contract between the country’s government and Semlex to provide the…

Jun 12, 2016

Biometrics market research, fingerprint technology and border security trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Industry insight…

Jun 1, 2016

Semlex chosen for new Congolese passport

The Democratic Republic of Congo has chosen Semlex for the establishment of an identification management system and production of the…

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