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Turkey to begin producing new biometric passports in March

In preparation for the potential lifting of visa regulations for Turkish residents traveling to the EU’s Schengen countries, starting from…

 

Dermalog develops combined passport and fingerprint scanner

Biometrics company Dermalog Identification Systems announced it has developed VF1, the first combined scanner to be able to capture both…

 

Citizenship and Immigration Canada refutes claims of passport security risks

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has refuted claims by media that its new system is vulnerable to security risks. In a…

 

Indra installs 124 biometric border control kiosks at five Spanish airports

Indra has successfully deployed approximately 124 automatic border control (ABC) biometric systems at five airports across Spain, including in Madrid,…

 

Sri Lankan government begins capturing fingerprints for biometric passports

The Sri Lankan government has begun the process of capturing the biometric fingerprint data of applicants when issuing passports, according…

 

DHS updates U.S. visa waiver program to include mandatory use of biometric passports

The Department of Homeland Security has updated its visa waiver program with stricter air travel requirements on foreign governments including…

HID Global Corporation

We all have many digital identities but only one unique physical identity. HID Global provides biometrics authentication solutions — the…

 

Ukraine begins issuing biometric passports with plans to issue 2.5 million every year

Ukraine began issuing biometric passports this week, as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk unveiled plans to issue 2.5 million passports every…

 

Kazakhstan introducing biometric passport monitoring of professional cyclists

Kazakhstan National Anti-Doping Centre and the Kazakstan Cycling Federation will introduce biometric passport monitoring of domestic professional cyclists beginning in…

 

Israel sees drop in registration for biometric ID cards and passports

The Israel Central Bureau of Statistics has released new data that shows a significant decline in the number of Israelis…

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