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Israel moves to biometric passports, ID cards exclusively

After several extensions of the pilot phase, Israel moved to biometric passports and ID cards exclusively beginning June 1, according…

 

Maldives acknowledged for biometric passports and border control system

Maldives Immigration has been acknowledged with the international IAIR Award for its epassport and egates system, which was supplied by…

 

Hong Kong airports to introduce facial recognition at departure gates

The Hong Kong government announced last week that it will introduce a facial biometrics-enabled electronic channel service at airport departure…

 

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,…

 

Veridos will continue to provide ePassport to the Republic of Kosovo

Veridos announced it will continue to provide the Republic of Kosovo with ePassports for the next five years. In addition…

 

Terrorism and immigration concerns driving biometric border security efforts: Report

Acuity Market Intelligence has released new research that finds that recent terrorism and violence across Europe, the United States, and…

 

Veridos wins Jordan passport contract

Veridos announced today that the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has awarded the company a multi-year contract to produce and deliver…

 

OT to supply ePassports to Republic of Mali

Following an invitation to tender, OT (Oberthur Technologies) has signed a contract with the Government of the Republic of Mali…

 

Sri Lanka introducing biometric passports

According to a report in the Indian Express, the Sri Lankan Department of Immigration and Emigration will begin to issue…

 

Dutch court says no passport without fingerprints

According to a recent ruling by the highest Dutch administrative court, the Council of State, officials are within their rights…

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