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Andorra selects Pangea and partner for biometric passport delivery

Pangea has won the contract for the design and issuance of a new biometric passport for Andorra. The company won…


Explainer: What is a biometric passport?

Also called ePassports or digital passports, biometric passports differ from older types of IDs in that they have an embedded…


New biometric passport in India could debut by year end

The delayed debut of electronic passports in India by Tata Consultancy Services could occur by year end, according to reports….


Common digital health pass for seamless travel to be discussed at ICAO summit

Discussions around adopting a common global digital health pass, or “passport” in ICAO’s parlance, to facilitate international travel will be…


X Infotech app to facilitate high quality image capture for easier biometric checks

X Infotech is launching a mobile application which enables the capture of images which are compliant with standards of the…


ICAO pilots travelers’ digital ID verification upgrades with PKD support

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has unveiled a new pilot project to authenticate travelers’ electronic and digital IDs. The…


Confusion greets Ghana Card PKD inclusion announcement by ICAO

A development this past week suggesting that Ghana’s national biometric ID card dubbed Ghana Card has been okayed by the…


Experts suggest biometrics to beef up security, facility checks in Nigerian airports

There are concerns from aviation experts over the state of security and difficulties in undergoing checks in some of Nigeria’s…


ICAO publishes public key Master List for digital health passes

A master list for authenticating digital health passes has been published by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to help…


India’s new biometric passport now ready for rollout, $1B service deal concluded

The new generation of biometric passports originally slated to launch broadly in 2021 is now set for rollout in India,…

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