Gemalto: eCovers & OS for Taiwanese electronic passports

  Gemalto will be supplying its Sealys eCover for ePassports to Taiwan’s national printer, the Central Engraving and Printing Plant (CEPP). As part of the solution, Gemalto will provide the Sealys eTravel ICAO Common Criteria certified software, embedded in the highly-durable passport inlay with secure microprocessor. The Sealys eTravel ICAO operating system is the fastest…

Taiwanese ePassports take off

The number of Taiwanese nationals applying for electronic passports has grown 25 percent in October from a year earlier, getting a boost from Taiwan's inclusion in the United States' visa waiver program, a foreign ministry official said Sunday. Bureau of Consular Affairs Director-General Thomas Chen said the bureau issued 96,047 e-passports between Oct. 1 and…