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Thales Digital Identity and Security

Thales Digital Identity and Security

Thales (stock info) is a global leader in advanced technologies, investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations – connectivity, big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum computing – to build a confident future crucial for the development of our societies. The Group provides its customers – businesses, organizations and governments – in the defense, aeronautics, space, transport, and digital identity and security domains with solutions, services and products that help them fulfil their critical role, consideration for the individual being the driving force behind all decisions. Thales has 81,000 employees in 68 countries. In 2020 the Group generated sales of €17 billion.

We believe in a safer and more sustainable world where everyone has access to a secure, trusted identity. To support this vision, Thales delivers identity and biometric solutions to governments, public authorities and private entities in the fields of civil identity and public security.

Thales Digital Identity and Security Biometrics News

 

Mobile driver licenses present new opportunities for biometrics and wider ecosystem

By Steve Purdy, Vice-President Identity and Verification at Thales. Digital transformation is about to change how we prove our identities….

Mar 12, 2021

Jumio remote biometric onboarding wins gold: analysts and users recognize digital ID innovations

Jumio, Thales, AR Live Systems, Ping Identity and Ambiq are all celebrating recent awards or recognition from users or analysts…

Feb 10, 2021

Experts discuss pandemic shifting of airport biometrics emphasis, as new implementations unveiled

The adoption of airport biometrics is unlikely to be slowed by the pandemic, experts from Aruba and Vision-Box suggested during…

Jan 14, 2021

Cameroon moves to tackle hurdles impeding biometric IDs’ smooth issuance

Cameroon’s general delegation for national security, the body charged with overseeing the issuance of biometrics-backed digital national identity cards for…

Jan 4, 2021

BNP Paribas to begin issuing biometric payment cards to all customers within 6 months

Biometric payment cards companies are starting out 2021 with a bang, as the first general roll-out of cards with integrated…

Dec 3, 2020

Thales fingerprint biometric card named among top 100 business ideas of the year

The fingerprint-enabled biometric card from Thales has been declared among the 100 best business ideas of the year by Actualidad Económica…

Dec 1, 2020

Mastercard, Thales and Idemia promote biometric payment cards’ easy enrollment

Companies developing biometric payment cards are hard at work exploring their benefits, potential alternative uses, and their enrollment processes in…

Nov 23, 2020

Idemia to help war-torn Libya establish biometric digital ID system

A deal has been struck for Idemia to assist the north African nation of Libya in putting in place a…

Oct 29, 2020

Thales launches remote biometric identity verification suite with passive liveness

Thales has launched a new Gemalto Identity Verification Suite (IDV) to provide biometrics and document authenticity verification for secure remote customer…

Oct 14, 2020

Mobile drivers’ licenses from Thales coming to Florida in 2021

Thales has been selected by Florida to provide mobile drivers’ licenses with robust security and full compliance with national and international…

Oct 1, 2020

Thales, Zetes contracted for embedded biometrics and forgery protections of new Belgian passports

The next generation of passports in Belgium will be produced by Thales and personalized with biometric and biographical data by Zetes under…

Sep 21, 2020

Thales wins contract for Swedish biometric travel and identity documents

Thales announced its subsidiary AB Svenska Pass has been awarded the contract to manufacture around 12 million biometric identity documents…

Aug 6, 2020

Thales-led consortium delivers Thailand’s new biometric passports

Thailand has officially launched a new passport with embedded biometrics, produced by a consortium including Thales. The e-passport has been…

Jul 29, 2020

CyberLink, ISS and Thales integrations provide face biometrics for physical access control systems

CyberLink has formed a strategic alliance to provide its FaceMe biometric facial recognition engine to surveillance solution provider Lilin for contactless…

Jun 28, 2020

Africans assess national biometric projects as Thales enters digital ID talks with DRC

There is a sense of reflection in Nigeria over the country’s ambitions to provide ID to all, with multiple reports…

Jun 26, 2020

First commercial biometric payment cards issued in France to be powered by Thales and Fingerprint Cards

BNP Paribas is expected to launch a new biometric bank card this fall in significant numbers, according to Le Parisien,…

Jun 26, 2020

Public health and retail biometric facial recognition applications expand amid uneven trust environment

A survey by the European Union’s agency for fundamental rights (FRA) shows that only 6 percent of consumers are willing…

Jun 25, 2020

Thales, Idex Biometrics and SmartMetric see biometric payment cards opportunity in contactless spike

Biometric technology providers continue to prepare for the mass adoption of fingerprint-enabled payment cards, and taking a recent spike in…

Jun 15, 2020

Role of biometrics for safe travel reopening examined by IBIA Executive Director

Biometrics will play a critical role in the redesign and future success of the aviation industry, but expanded outreach education…

May 28, 2020

Consumer anticipation of biometric payments surges as contactless takes over from cash

Cash is disappearing and payment cards are being used more, shifting consumer attitudes about biometrics for payments and presenting a…

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