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HID Global showcases new Estonian biometric passport with world-first features, personalization

Citizens of Estonia will notice a range of new features as they start receiving the all-new biometric passport when they…

 

SPS launches inlay for biometric passports to reduce costs for governments, manufacturers

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) – a subsidiary of IN Groupe — says it is extending its digital passport inlays which…

Elyctis

ELYCTIS develops hardware devices and software applications dedicated to Secure Identity (ePassport, eID card, eDriver license, …). ELYCTIS proposes a…

 

Technical issues delay Belarus’ January introduction of biometric passports

In March, Belarus was announcing its decision to push back biometric passports from release in January 2019 to January 2020….

 

Veriff releases NFC identity verification tool for biometric passports

Online identity verification system Veriff has released a near-field communication (NFC) verification tool to validate ePassport-compatible IDs, writes HelpNet Security….

 

Biometric passports in Indonesia now PKD-certified by ICAO

Indonesia is the latest country to obtain the Public Key Directory (PKD) certificate from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)…

 

ICAO denies alleged privacy flaw in biometric passports

A group of researchers from the University of Luxemburg may have detected a critical security flaw in the International Civil…

 

TSA to conduct 2nd evaluation of travel ID biometric verification technology

A short-term proof of concept evaluation of the automation of the identity verification portion of the Travel Document Checker (TDC)…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: fresh calls for biometric voting in Zimbabwe, self-reliance in Nigeria and a possible UN biometric anti-terrorism platform

Biometrics news span issues of self-reliance, politics and counter-terrorism across Africa this week. Nigeria and Ghana continue to make progress…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Biometric ID for Guinea, continued ID controversy for Côte d’Ivoire

West Africa comes to the foreground this week in African digital ID news as Guinea announces plans for a comprehensive…

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