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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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Canadian provinces award contract to Gemalto for secure driver’s license cards

Gemalto has won four contracts to provide a new, highly-secure polycarbonate driver’s license in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The Atlantic Provinces sought a provider with a strong position as an innovative partner capable of producing laser-engraved polycarbonate in Canada, in order to bring their residents better identity protection […]

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Veridos Canada wins Saskatchewan driving license contract

The Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) officially announced that they have chosen Veridos Canada to produce Saskatchewan’s driver’s license and identification cards, and provide facial recognition and photo capture enhancement. Veridos will begin card production services in April 2016, and SGI plans to begin using facial recognition in August 2016. With this move to facial recognition, […]

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Expansion: Giesecke & Devrient opens new Personalization Bureau in Quebec

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) Systems Canada Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of global security technology leader G&D, announced the opening of a new Personalization Bureau in Montreal, Quebec. The new Bureau will offer increased regional support and efficiency for existing and new customers within the province. It will also play an increased role in supporting the […]

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Trüb wins a large passport contract from the Republic of Azerbaijan

Trüb AG has secured a large order from the Republic of Azerbaijan. It concerns the supply of biometric passports – equipped with the polycarbonate data page manufactured by Trüb – the nationwide introduction of personalization centers, comprehensive consulting and project management services as well as long-term maintenance and support services. The order is based on the know-how acquired […]

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Imprivata highlights need to secure patient information from unauthorized access

Imprivata®, Inc., the company that simplifies and secures access to patient information, have announced the results of its third annual online national survey that examines IT trends in healthcare.  The 2010 Healthcare IT Survey polled hospitals across North America for input on securing patient health information, the move to electronic medical records (EMR) and the […]

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