Tag Archives: United Arab Emirates

UAE rolls out new system for issuing Emirates ID cards

A new system announced by UAE’s Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAI) will allow companies to issue or renew Emirates ID cards for staff members electronically, according to the FAI. The new system will allow companies to use FAI services to issue ID cards electronically. According to an FAI statement, the new service is designed […]

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Gemalto supplies new multi-application Monglian eID Card

Gemalto was selected by the Mongolian Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs to supply its Sealys secure multi-service electronic ID cards for their national identity program. This new eID program will secure Mongolian citizens’ identities as well as pave the way for new eGovernment services. Mongolia has approximately 3 million inhabitants and all citizens above 18 […]

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Emirates ID hits record number with 4.6 million eID cards printed in 2012

The Emirates Identity Authority has unveiled its success in printing 4.6 million electronic ID cards since the beginning of this year up to September 20 compared to around 1.7 million in the same period last year. The Emirates ID said its achievement was the result of the limitless support of the UAE prudent leadership aimed […]

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Silicon Trust welcomes new partner Digital Identification Solutions

The Executive Board of the Silicon Trust welcomes a new partner to the program: Digital Identification Solutions is a global provider of advanced identification solutions, specialized in secure government and corporate applications for ID cards and ePassports/Visa. By applying innovative technologies, we develop unique, scalable credential solutions which perfectly meet the ever-changing demands of our […]

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G&D first manufacturer to gain ITI certification for new eID cards in Brazil

GD Burti, the Brazilian subsidiary of international technology group Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), is the first and thus far only manufacturer of national security documents to meet the security requirements for the new Brazilian eID cards. The high-security RIC (Registry of Civil Identity) cards have been granted certification by Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia da Informação, […]

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UAE: Public and private sector push for mobile ID cards using NFC

Etisalat, the largest operator in the Middle East and Africa regions with a market value in excess of AED 80 billion (US$20 billion) and annual revenues of approximately AED 30 billion (US$8 billion), announced the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) to study the possibility of using Near Field […]

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