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Fingerprints, G+D collaborate to launch contactless biometric payment card integrating T-Shape

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) and Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security (G+D), a global mobile security technology company, are collaborating to bring contactless biometric payment cards to the market. The card features Fingerprints’ T-Shape™ module which is part of the 1300-series. It has ultra-low power consumption and is tailored to be integrated in smartcards […]

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Cognitec’s Face Recognition Enhances Digital ID Services for Dutch Driver’s License Applications

Cognitec is working with RDW, the Netherlands Vehicle Authority, to provide a digital application platform for the renewal of drivers’ licenses. The platform is now operational in 15 municipalities, growing to 30 municipalities during 2019, for almost 25% of Dutch residents. In 2020, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management will evaluate the system to […]

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For seamless mobile connectivity: Infineon introduces world’s first certified NFC Type 4B Tag

NFC* tags are undergoing a renaissance: users are increasingly tapping smartphones on tags to access digital information and services. Yet reliable data exchange remains one of the major challenges for a positive user experience. Infineon Technologies AG enables seamless connectivity by providing handset manufacturers with reference tags for interoperability testing with all types of internationally […]

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Smart Homes: Most Germans willing to pay significantly more for data security

Summertime is the season for traveling, making it the peak season for burglars. As a result, more and more consumers are keeping a remote eye on their home via camera and smartphone app. However, smart home or smart living solutions, whether it’s electric shutters, connected smoke alarms or lighting control, are often unprotected against cyber […]

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Secure Identification Conference – Where Governments meet Vendors

May 2019 in Riga was marked by the SECURE IDENTIFICATION Conference that brought together suppliers of industry and governments to explore new solutions and to discuss openly the most critical issues of secure identification and document fraud prevention for a safer and more innovative world.  More than 230 participants from more than 27 countries representing […]

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ID4Africa announces Morocco as the host country for its 6th Annual Meeting – ID4Africa 2020

ID4Africa has selected Morocco as the host country for its 6th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement, also known as ID4Africa 2020. ID4Africa 2020 will be held on June 2-4 at the Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi & Palais des Congrès, Marrakesh, and will be hosted by the Ministry of Interior of the Kingdom of Morocco. The announcement was made […]

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5th Meeting of ID4Africa opens its doors in Johannesburg, South Africa

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the international identity community converges on the South African capital for the world’s largest and most significant conference on identity matters.  The 5thAnnual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement (ID4Africa 2019) opens its doors at the Emperors Palace Convention Centre in Johannesburg, to welcome over 1500 delegates from a record 95 […]

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SECOIA presents at ID4Africa groundbreaking solution toolbox for rugged credentials

SECOIA is present at the fifth annual ID4Africa conference, leading the CROC-Systems Consortium on various exhibitors stands. The meeting of the movement of the same name campaigns to achieve ID-for-all on the African continent, and will be held from 18th to 20th June 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. In line with the UN Sustainable Development […]

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