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Identity Week Europe: Day 1 highlights

See the highlights below from an incredible first day here at #IdentityWeekEurope 2022: Incredible keynotes from M.S.C. Cruises, Department for digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS), UK Government, US Customs and Border Protection and Muehlbauer. More than 80...

National Bank of Kuwait launches metal card

IDEMIA, the global leader in augmented identity, has been chosen by National Bank of Kuwait as a partner to transform metal cards with Card Connect offering an intuitive, easier and secure experience In line with its commitment to provide extraordinary services and...

Veridos and GSI Sertracen partner on Costa Rica ePassport solution

Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, and the Latin American systems integrator GSI Sertracen have announced the signing of a major contract with Costa Rica. The General Department of Migration and Immigration of the Republic of Costa...

California enters into a 12-year MDL contract with IDEMIA

 IDEMIA, the global identity leader behind TSA PreCheck enrollment and the principal issuer of physical and digital driver’s licenses in the U.S., announced today that California has awarded the company a contract that will last up to 12 years and cover delivery of...

US set to unveil new ePassport design this summer

The US plans to roll out a major ePassport overhaul over this summer with the so-called "Next Generation Passport"  (NGP) set to include a wide range of new security and design features. More than 2 million Next Generation Passports have been already issued to...
South Africa to deploy smart driving licences

South Africa to deploy smart driving licences

South African government officials have confirmed the country will be introducing smart driving licences by October 2023. The existing documents will be phased out over five years, with a new licence that has advanced security features and that meets international...

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Saudi Arabia reveals e-passport

Saudi Arabia reveals e-passport

Saudi Arabian officials on Thursday launched a new electronic passport for Saudi citizens. Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Naif said it featues advanced security features and a new aesthetic design. "The passport is a step forward in the country’s...

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UK sets out best practice for using e-signatures

UK sets out best practice for using e-signatures

The UK government's expert Industry Working Group on Electronic Execution of Documents has today (1 February 2022) published their interim report, which: sets out their analysis of the current situation in England and Wales; identifies simple best practice guidance...

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Tintin to feature on new Belgian ePassport

Tintin to feature on new Belgian ePassport

The new Belgian ePassports celebrate the country's most famous comic strip characters, including Tintin and the Smurfs, alongside new security features From February 7, the country now issue passports defined by images of its comic strip heroes. In a statement, the...

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South Korea to trial mDLs

South Korea to trial mDLs

South Korea has launched trials of a blockchain-enabled mobile driving licence (mDL), saying the pilot digital version is as powerful a credential as the physical version. Participants simply need to download a mobile ID app to create a digital version of their...

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Passage raises $4M

Passage raises $4M

Passage, an innovator in the rapidly growing passwordless identity space, today emerged from stealth announcing the availability of its public beta along with $4 million of new funding led by LiveOak Venture Partners with participation from Next Coast Ventures, Tau...

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Mobai and Keesing Technologies partner on ID verification

Mobai and Keesing Technologies partner on ID verification

Mobai AS and Keesing Technologies team up to prevent identity fraud and enhance KYC processes by launching frictionless end-to-end identity verification. The partnership adds cutting-edge face verification technology to one of the world’s premier identity verification...

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Mobai and Keesing Technologies partner on ID verification

Mobai and Keesing Technologies partner on ID verification

Mobai AS and Keesing Technologies team up to prevent identity fraud and enhance KYC processes by launching frictionless end-to-end identity verification. The partnership adds cutting-edge face verification technology to one of the world’s premier identity verification...

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Sevenoaks District Council modernises document processing

Sevenoaks District Council modernises document processing

In a bid to modernise its document processing, Sevenoaks District Council has today announced a move to implement digital signature technology from Yoti across its Housing department. The Council, located in Kent, is keen to cut admin-intensive processes using a...

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Greece to launch mobile ID, mDL

Greece to launch mobile ID, mDL

Greek citizens will be able to download a digital version of the full identity card and their driving license to their mobile phones by next Easter, Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis revealed on January 6. Pierrakakis told SKAI TV that, “We aim to have...

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India ePassports to be rolled out ‘soon’

India ePassports to be rolled out ‘soon’

India's Ministry of External Affairs on January 7 signed an agreement with Tata Consultancy Services Limited for the second phase of the Passport Seva Programme (PSP), one of the several Mission Mode Projects (MMPs) of the Government of India. The $1 billion agreement...

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IBMATA welcomes BioRugged

IBMATA welcomes BioRugged

The International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA) today announced that BioRugged, the international specialist for mobile and rugged biometric devices, has joined the association as a corporate member. “IBMATA provides an excellent forum to get...

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