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Thales Digital Identity and Security

Thales (stock info) is a global technology leader shaping the world of tomorrow today. The Group provides solutions, services and products to customers in the aeronautics, space, transport, digital identity and security, and defense markets. With 83,000 employees in 68 countries, Thales generated sales of €19 billion in 2019 (on a pro forma basis including Gemalto over 12 months).

Thales is investing in particular in digital innovations – connectivity, Big Data, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity – technologies that support businesses, organizations and governments in their decisive moments.

Thales Digital Identity and Security Biometrics News

 

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…

May 19, 2020

Role of biometrics in air travel recovery discussed by CBP and Thales execs in new IBIA podcast

Executives from government and the private sector discuss how U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) biometric partnerships can help to…

May 12, 2020

Thales receives Frost & Sullivan award for tech innovation with Gemalto digital ID wallet

Frost & Sullivan has awarded Thales with the 2019 Global Company of the Year award for the Gemalto digital ID…

May 4, 2020

Biometrics stocks wrap: Fingerprint Cards, FacePhi, Mitek, Thales, Unisys, ImageWare, Precise, Nuance

Fingerprint Cards has reported financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal 2020, including revenues affected by capacity limits…

Mar 19, 2020

Queensland introduces legislation to back digital ID from Thales

The government of Queensland has introduced a bill to support the roll-out of digital driver’s licenses in the state, iTnews.com.au…

Feb 24, 2020

Biometrics, passwordless authentication and encryption key tech demoed at RSA Conference 2020

The annual RSA Conference is on this week in San Francisco, bringing together leading online biometrics and digital identity providers,…

Jan 29, 2020

Idex Biometrics and Thales achieves certifications for smart cards, mobile ID security software

Idex Biometrics has successfully completed the EMVCo Security Evaluation for its development site in Farnborough, U.K., making a landmark achievement…

Jan 17, 2020

Mastercard certifies first contactless biometric payment card from Thales and Fingerprint Cards

The biometric payment card offered by Thales Group with a Fingerprint Cards sensor has been announced as the first contactless…

Jan 8, 2020

Thales uses Gemalto tech to deliver digital license solution in Australia

Thales has partnered with Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads and local Queensland SMEs, Code Heroes and Aliva, to…

Oct 4, 2019

Thales details plans for integrating Gemalto biometrics and digital identity business

The integration of Gemalto into Thales “Digital Identity and Security” (DIS) will result in average organic sales growth of four…

Jun 13, 2019

Thales reports costs and synergies of integrating Gemalto into DIS

The integration of Gemalto and disposal of its GP HSM businesses has led Thales SA to update its 2019 forecast,…

May 9, 2019

Gemalto to provide AFIS for Canadian Department of National Defense

Gemalto has been tapped by the Canadian government to provide its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) for biometric criminal and…

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