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Apple looks into replacing physical IDs with digital credentials on iPhone, Apple Car

Apple has applied for two patents titled “Identity Credential Verification Techniques” that discuss the possibility of replacing traditional driver’s licenses…

 

Gemalto wins British passport contract

Gemalto announced it has won an open tender for the production of the next generation of British passports. The contract…

 

De La Rue appeals decision to award post-Brexit passport contract to Gemalto

British security printing company De La Rue has launched an appeal of the UK government’s decision to award the post-Brexit…

 

NXP releases thinnest contactless chip module for passport and ID cards

NXP Semiconductors N.V. released its new, ultra-thin contactless chip module that significantly improves the design flexibility of passport and identity…

 

Dermalog develops biometric multi-purpose card for Maldives citizens

Maldives Immigration has introduced a new multi-purpose biometric ‘Passport Card’ that can be used as a passport, for payments, a…

 

Australian passport authority developing facial recognition system

The Australian Passport Office is developing in-house a new facial recognition system to keep pace with the country’s two government…

 

GBG to acquire IDscan Biometrics and raise up to $33.8m in share placing

Identity intelligence firm GBG has agreed conditionally to acquire identification software provider IDscan Biometrics, and raise up to £25 million…

 

Canadian government used facial recognition to detect passport fraudsters

Canada’s Federal government officials revealed they used facial recognition technology to identify 15 suspects wanted on immigration warrants, who all…

 

ISIS likely producing fake Syrian passports

A recent ABC News report says that U.S. authorities are warning that ISIS is producing authentic-looking passports with machines that…

 

Australia considering cloud-based passports

Australia and New Zealand are in talks to trial a passport-less travel system in which a traveller’s identity and biometrics…

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