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Tanzania Selects HID for e-Visa and Residence Permit Services in e-Immigration Program

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that the government of Tanzania has selected HID’s citizen ID solutions to add e-Visa and e-Permit capabilities to its e-Passport, which HID helped deploy last year as part of the Tanzania e-Immigration program. The new web-based visa and residence permit services allow visitors and […]

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World’s First Palm Vein Authentication System Deployed at Korean Airports

Fujitsu Korea Ltd. (FKL) and Fujitsu Limited today announced that the Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) has deployed Fujitsu’s palm vein authentication system at all 14 domestic airports under its jurisdiction(1), to reduce congestion by identifying boarding passengers with biometric authentication. After checking in, users who have registered their palm vein patterns in advance can confirm […]

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Mühlbauer provides Government solutions for the Republic of Mozambique

In early 2018, the authorities of Mozambique and the Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH – a Bavarian-based, internationally active high-tech company specialized in the implementation of state-of-the-art government solutions – signed a “Contract for the Provision of Services, Consultancy and Technical Assistance”. During the contract period of eight years, a close cooperation between Mühlbauer and the […]

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Secure border control for Argentina from Mühlbauer

In 2017, the Argentinian government designated Mühlbauer as the official supplier for the installation of a customized, fully-automatic border control system, which comprises a total of 10 FAST GATES, at the harbor borders “Colonia Express” and “Buquebus” in Buenos Aires. Within these two sea ports, a customer background system was already existent. Therefore, it was not […]

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I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list

International travel has become such a natural part of our lives that the World Tourism Organization predicts a global average of 5 million arrivals per day in the year 2030. For airports to cope with these huge numbers, IATA has recently launched the ONE ID INITIATIVE, promoting opportunities for a seamless, walking pace passenger experience […]

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Gemalto’s biometric authentication technology revolutionizes automated border control in Colombia

Gemalto and INCOMELEC SAS, a Colombian partner, are transforming the immigration and border crossing in Colombia through biometric iris verification implemented by Migración Colombia, the country’s border control agency. This innovative solution was launched in February with a pilot program at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport. The Automated Border Control (ABC), known locally as “BIOMIG”, is benefiting […]

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Ambassadors for African Identity

By Steve Atkins, Program Director, The Silicon Trust One of the more compelling elements of the ID4Africa Movement (and there are many) is its use of what it terms ‘Ambassadors’ within its Ambassadors Program. Less a description of a career diplomat, more an inclusive approach to identify and recognize individuals working with Governmental roles in […]

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Tanzania selects HID Global to deliver e-Immigration solution, ePassports

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that the government of Tanzania has selected HID as its prime supplier for an end-to-end solution for issuing electronic passports as part of Tanzania’s transformative e-Immigration programme.  The new ePassport was unveiled publicly this week as part of the inauguration of the end-to-end solution […]

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