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HID selected by Tanzania to provide technology for electronic passports

The government of Tanzania has selected HID Global as the main supplier for an end-to-end solution for issuing electronic passports….

 

Namibia makes the switch to biometric passports

In an effort to fulfill International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) requirements, Namibia is now only issuing biometric passports, or ePassports,…

 

Gemalto delivers biometric passport solution to East Timor

Gemalto has partnered with the East Timor government to start issuing biometric passports to its citizens. Gemalto’s end-to-end solution includes…

 

Gemalto wins identity document industry award for Finland’s new biometric passport

Gemalto and the National Police Board of Finland together won the Reconnaissance 2017 Award for Best Regional ID Document, reflecting…

 

EU-funded projects developing facial recognition avatar border guards, handheld scanners

European Dynamics is developing a facial recognition-based border control system that begins screening travelers before they even leave their home,…

 

Imprimerie Nationale Group delivers multi-biometric ID documents platform for Republic of Djibouti

In an effort to modernize and harmonize the ID document production and issuance process, the Imprimerie Nationale Group has deployed…

 

Kyrgyzstan to replace ID cards with biometric passports

This week, the Kyrgyzstan State Registration Service (SRS) Chairman Tayirbek Sarpashev told a parliamentary committee that the SRS has plans…

 

NXP details top three global trends in biometric passports

NXP Semiconductors has identified its top three trends in electronic passports (ePassports or biometric passports) as increasing functionality, stronger security,…

 

Britain accepting passport photos captured on phones to simplify facial recognition matching

Britain’s passport office said it will now accept photos taken on mobile phones when British applicants renew their passports online,…

 

Biometrics to replace passports at Australian airports

Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection announced plans to implement a new biometric system at the country’s international airports…

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