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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 […]

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Why eID cards and Digital Signatures need each other

By Markus Hoffmeister & Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision GmbH. Developed in the 1970s, digital signatures are the technology of choice when it comes to protecting eID cards from forgery and manipulation. More generally speaking, digital signatures are an important means for making digital documents – such as contracts, receipts, and orders – reliable, provided that the private […]

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Canada enhances public safety with Gemalto fingerprint identification solution

Gemalto, a Thales company, will implement the Canadian Department of National Defence’s (DND) first Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to increase security and reliability in the collection and verification of fingerprint records. A recent initiative undertaken by the Government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to advance public safety measures has led […]

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Considering Account-Based Ticketing? Here’s 5 things you should know…

Myung-Hwa Calais, Director of Transport Unit at FIME.  Account-based ticketing, or ABT, is high on the transport industry’s agenda. It offers travelers choice and flexibility in the fare media they use – whether that be a smartphone, wearable, smartcard, a bank card… or a combination. Plus, with data hosted remotely, operators can realize several operational […]

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Keep Calm and Fintech on

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Senior Director, Fingerprint Cards The UK is at the forefront of the financial services revolution. With one of the world’s highest contactless card adoption rates, a thriving challenger bank community and successful open banking initiatives, it’s no surprise the nation’s fintech industry generates around £20 billion in annual returns. Championing a consumer-centric […]

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PAV Card – A family firm supplying worldwide solutions for Govt. ID, Health and Finance

As a family business, headquartered in Lütjensee near Hamburg, PAV is one of the leading manufacturers of card and RFID solutions for global players in all industries. Therefore their products can be found (almost) everywhere. At the hotel, traveling, at the stadium, shopping, in the mailbox, and most likely in your wallet.  The company’s products […]

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Mocana, PrimeKey Partner for secure and reliable ID lifecycle management for mission-critical IoT

Mocana, the leading provider of device security solutions for IoT and industrial control systems, and PrimeKey, a world leader in open source PKI and digital signing, today announced the integration of Mocana TrustCenter™ and PrimeKey EJBCA Enterprise. This integration enables end-to-end identity provisioning and security lifecycle management for IoT and industrial control system (ICS) devices […]

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ID4AFRICA Announces the First Annual Ambassadors’ Summit and the ID4Africa Identity Council

ID4Africa has announced the appointment of Ambassadors from 43 African nations for its 2019 Ambassador Class. This impressive expansion in representation – up from 29 countries in 2018 – reflects a strong endorsement from the African Governments of the ID4Africa Ambassadors Program, and a clear recognition of the importance of the evolving role the Ambassadors […]

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