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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.

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Florida’s government is ready for digital ID. Are its populist residents?

Florida is piloting biometric digital driving licenses and IDs. Testing systems and operations, however, might be beside the point. Having…

Jul 23, 2021

Thales Digital Identity and Security stars in Group earnings bounce-back

Thales Digital Identity and Security is being credited with the rapid growth, as Thales Group reported a bounce-back in its financial…

Jul 7, 2021

ID R&D voice biometrics boost Thales call center solutions with seamless fraud protection

Thales has tapped ID R&D to supply voice biometrics for onboarding and authentication to its Trusted Digital Identity Service Platform, in response…

Jul 1, 2021

US domestic air travel recovering, biometrics and health passes needed for international rebound

U.S. domestic air travel was approaching 2 million passengers per day, roughly in line with 2019 levels, even before the…

Jun 11, 2021

Nepal considers $14M biometric national ID card bids from Thales and Idemia

Competing bids from Thales and Idemia are being considered by Nepal’s government for a national biometric ID card program, which…

May 4, 2021

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….

Apr 30, 2021

Biometric payment cards webinar addresses consumer adoption and issuer prospects

Thales hosted a seminar on Thursday with an update on the attitudes of consumers towards biometric cards and their progress…

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…

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An easier travel path from home to hotel room with digital credentials and facial biometric match

Digital travel credentials are here. The launch of American Airlines’ Mobile ID – which combines Thales technology with the Airside…

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