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Enrolment, Personalization and delivery of National ID Cards for El Salvador

Mühlbauer is operating the National ID project for citizens in the Central AmericanRepublic of El Salvador; the Salvadorian government has already extended the 2017 cooperation contract until June 2021. In 2011, the Government of El Salvador entrusted Mühlbauer with the task to implement and operate the National ID Cardproject. This project includes the provision of […]

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HID solution for Tanzanian Passport wins award at HSP Europe

The Tanzania e-Passport, designed and delivered by HID Global and partners, was honored with a major award at the High Security Printing conference in Europe last week.  The award win is part of the Tanzania e-Immigration program being widely recognized as one that is transforming the immigration system of this African nation. Tanzania moved from […]

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1.5 billion chips sold: technology for passport and ID security on the rise

To date, Infineon Technologies AG has sold 1.5 billion security chips with its awarded Integrity Guard technology. Infineon provides robust solutions for enabling the protection of today and tomorrow’s government-issued electronic ID documents like passports from potential security attacks. The technology features a complex digital security architecture. It includes a fully encrypted data path and […]

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Argentina selects HID Global to deliver new electronic cover for Its passport

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that the government of Argentina has selected HID Global to upgrade its ICAO electronic passport to a newer generation that will reduce costs, improve security and enhance the reliability of data reading at border control points.    The Argentine government is transitioning its electronic […]

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Beauty and Security in Every Detail

The new passport of the Republic of China (ROC) Taiwan is equipped with the very latest in security technology, an ultra-thin KINEGRAM TKO with the novel KINEGRAM ZERO.ZERO Combi. This high-end solution is a veritable technology leap and marks the most sophisticated product in foil based document security. The new ROC Taiwan passport’s KINEGRAM security […]

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De La Rue to challenge UK Government decision to award Gemalto passport contract

The post-Brexit passport will not be produced by the British company De La Rue, who currently hold the contract for UK passport production version, its chief executive confirmed. It is understood that Gemalto won the tender for the £490m printing job. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, the chief executive of De La Rue, […]

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Tanzania looks to ePassports by 2020

Following the same steps as Kenya, Tanzania will introduce the electronic passport to its citizens in 2020. The new travel document will charge Tsh150,000 for a 10 years-validation. The e-passport involves an electronic chip containing the same information as the national document one, a biometric code, digital photographs and security features. Its security system is […]

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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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