Tag Archives: ICAO

ICAO Public Key Directory (PKD) – Description and benefits

Last week we were contacted by the Luxembourg-based agency, INCERT. They have created a video which explains how the ICAO PKD work. The ICAO PKD enables countries issuing ICAO compliant eTravel documents to share relevant technical data that could be used by other countries when verifying ePassports. We thought it was pretty interesting and we though […]

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Bundesdruckerei & Veridos ink contract with ICAO to to design and operate the ICAO PKD

Bundesdruckerei and its partners, joint-venture partner Veridos and Emirates German Security Printing (EGSP) in Abu Dhabi, have successfully won an international tender to design and operate the ICAO Public Key Directory (PKD) Service of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a specialised agency of the United Nations. “We are pleased that our technical concept was […]

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LDS2: The new ID application standard

Text:  Stéfane Mouille, Gemalto The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is working on the next evolution of the ePassport standard, initially implemented in 2004. While the initial version of the standard focused on the electronification of the passport data page, LDS 2 will address the electronification of the rest of the document. It aims to remove […]

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VIDEO: G&D’s eGate @ Cartes

Are automated border control systems the answer to increasing passenger flow and the need for more security? Silicon Trust met up with Dr. Bernhard Deufel from G&D to find out more about their eGate offering, shown at their Cartes booth in November 2012.

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HJP consults on ICAO PKD in Albania

The OSCE engaged HJP Consulting once more to run a seminar on the ICAO Public Key Directory (PKD) for government authorities of the Republic of Albania. The HJP experts demonstrated the benefits of joining the ICAO PKD to increase the security of international travel using electronic passports. The seminar held in Tirana, was conducted by […]

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OSCE engages HJP Consulting for ICAO PKD workshop in Kyrgyzstan

Once again OSCE engaged HJP Consulting for a workshop designed to promote the benefits and raise awareness for participating in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Public Key Directory (PKD). Dirk Hartmann, Senior Consultant at HJP Consulting, conducted the two-day seminar, which concluded this week in Bishkek. This event was organized by the OSCE Transnational […]

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Synergy between Registered Traveller Programs and Visa-Processing for frequent travellers

by Infineon Technologies A Visa-sticker or ink stamp is an indicator to the right of access for a short term visitor to a country issued at a border control point. Today around 40 states worldwide use e-Gates to speed up the border control process. Many such systems are based on the ICAO Standard and/or using […]

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Speed Identity selected to deliver e-Passport photography systems to the Estonian government

Speed Identity has been awarded a new contract for passport enrollment equipment which will be delivered to the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board. The fleet of Speed Capture B1000 enrollment systems is extended to a total of 20 units with deployment at several new sites, thereby making passport application and enrollment available nationwide for […]

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