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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


Clearview enters selfie biometrics market as KYC firms sign up onboarding clients

Clearview is joining the selfie biometrics market and has signed up its first client. Biometrics-enabled know your customer (KYC) and…

May 16, 2022

Jamaica picks Thales to upgrade voter identification system with biometrics

Thales has been hired to modernize Jamaica’s electronic voter ID system, strengthening voter identification and authentication with fingerprint biometrics, reports…

Apr 29, 2022

Financial gains for Thales, Aware, Mitek, FacePhi demonstrate sustained biometrics growth

Thales, Aware, Zwipe, and Mitek unveiled and summarized the financial results or the changes to their business made in the…

Apr 8, 2022

Biometric payment card competition heats up; Idemia, Thales vie for Egypt contract

The latest spate of biometric payment card releases includes an aspirational card by Mastercard in Morocco, the first corporate biometric…

Mar 3, 2022

Digital identity division boost Thales Group to best ever year

Thales Group has announced a strong set of financials that have prompted it to revise its predictions and targets upwards. While…

Mar 1, 2022

Colombia’s civil status registry to deploy Thales biometric scanners

Thales is planning to provide fingerprint scanners to Colombia’s National Civil Status Registry for better management of biometric enrollments and…

Feb 16, 2022

Thales launches aviation and biometrics research centers in Singapore

Multinational digital ID provider Thales has strengthened its partnership with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) with the goal of…

Feb 11, 2022

Thales inks contracts to provide IDs to District of Columbia DMV, Finland

Global biometrics and digital ID provider Thales says the District of Columbia’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DC DMV) will update…

Dec 20, 2021

Mastercard, Thales and FPC supply biometric payment card launch in Poland

Bank Pocztowy in Poland is the latest to begin issuing biometric payment cards to its customers, following a trial conducted…

Dec 9, 2021

Mastercard launches biometric credit card in Jordan with Thales, FPC technology

Mastercard has partnered with Jordan Kuwait Bank to launch Jordan’s first biometric payment card and the first World Elite brand card…

Nov 23, 2021

What to expect when you return to air travel

By Neville Pattinson, Head of Business Development and Strategic Marketing at Thales Around the world, most of us have not taken a flight…

Nov 10, 2021

UK selects over a dozen biometrics providers for immigration self-enrollment trial

The biometric suppliers and sub-suppliers for the UK Home Office’s forensic border check trial have been unveiled. A privacy information…

Nov 10, 2021

Thales inks biometrics and smart city deal in Vietnam, discusses ethical facial recognition

Thales has signed an extensive deal with Vietnam’s VNPT to accelerate the country’s digital transformation with biometrics, smart city and other…

Oct 27, 2021

Aware revenue leaps, Thales biometrics business recovering, Trust Stamp plans next listing

Aware has surpassed its total 2020 revenue in the first nine months of 2021, bringing $12.9 million in the first three…

Oct 20, 2021

Zwipe signs LATAM biometric payment cards partner, North American demand high

Zwipe has signed a deal with Chile-based fintech IC Payment to bring biometric payment cards to the Latin American and Caribbean…

Oct 5, 2021

Remote work contributes to enterprise shift to biometrics, away from passwords

The range of fraud and access control risks that go along with remote work practices are leading enterprises to adopt…

Oct 5, 2021

Thales, Idemia biometrics deployed to new airports to ease traveler experience

Thales is partnering with Inetum to expand the deployment of its Automated Border Control (ABC) system to three more Spanish…

Sep 30, 2021

Thales wins biometric bank card deal, Zwipe partners on payments, hybrid ID cards

Jordan Kuwait Bank has selected Thales to supply biometric payment cards for contactless EMV transactions. The fingerprint-enabled cards will be…

Aug 12, 2021

How the world’s most secure ID documents protect trust and privacy

By Neville Pattinson, Head of Business Development and Strategic Marketing at Thales Most of us hardly think about our passports…

Aug 11, 2021

Digital identity and KYC providers recognized for awards, nominations

A range of companies and individuals in the identity sector are being recognized for their contributions, including Dermalog, AU10TIX, Thales,…

Thales Digital Identity and Security Industry Insights


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