ID4Africa unveils its 2020 Ambassadors’ Class from a record 48 African nations

ID4Africa has confirmed the appointment of Ambassadors and Deputy Ambassadors from 48 African Countries for its 2020 Class. The largest ever in terms of number of participating countries, the 2020 Class also features an unprecedented count of senior government officials at the level of director generals and permanent secretaries. In addition, the Ambassadors Program was…

Trustech 2019: Smart security solutions for digital identification and contactless payment

Infineon Technologies is presenting leading edge hardware-based security solutions for digital identification and contactless payment. Exhibits and demonstrations at the Infineon booth RIV C 050 at the Trustech trade event in Cannes, 26 to 28 November, including; Accelerating ID project execution with SECORA™ ID SECORA™ ID is a ready-to-go Java Card™ solution optimized for electronic…

How governments can benefit from open standards for ID

By Luiz Guimaraes, Latin American Sub-Working Group Chair at OSPT Alliance. Governments and associated bodies are required to make a whole host of ID solutions. Driver’s licences, transport cards, employee access control, health services, library cards – the list goes on. Not to mention the increasing desire for multi-application solutions, combining two or more of…

Ready-to use and versatile: Infineon’s Secora™ ID accelerates eID project execution

Electronic identification documents (eID) are high in demand worldwide. To address the evolving needs of the market in a fast and flexible manner, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has developed the SECORA™ ID security solution. The latest addition to Infineon’s SECORA™ family is certified and ready to be integrated into highly secured…

Africa paves the way for worldwide recognition of International Identity Day – September 16

Ahead of the 2nd Anniversary subsequent to the call to observe September 16 as International Identity Day, nations across Africa have been actively preparing campaigns to commemorate the special day this coming Monday. These include plans for public awareness events, media engagements, seminars, conferences, festive celebrations, and a history-making move undertaken by Nigeria last week…

Thales launches its new Gemalto Digital ID Wallet – an identity revolution in your smartphone

With Thales's new Gemalto Digital ID Wallet, governments will issue a secure digital version of official documents including identity cards, health cards and drivers licenses, available to all citizens on their smartphones. Citizens will therefore be able to prove who they are, both online and in the 'real world', and access their rights and services…

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…