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Giesecke & Devrient contracted to supply passports to Iraq

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been contracted by the Republic of Iraq to produce and deliver the Iraqi passports for the next years. These passports will be machine-readable and meet the requirements laid down by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for international travel. The first batch of identification documents will be handed over to […]

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US: PIV paves the way for the private sector

By John Piccininni, Identive Group, Inc Since launching the HSPD-12 (Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, Policy for a Common Identification Standard for federal employees and Contractors) secure credentialing program in 2004, millions of smart cards have been issued to U.S. Government employees, military personnel and contractors. As a result, the government has streamlined and standardized […]

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Trüb supplies polycarbonate e-ID for Macau

Trüb AG has been selected to provide the new generation of electronic identity cards for the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Trüb supplies the identity cards to Giesecke & Devrient. The new e-ID is made of polycarbonate and equipped with a contactless chip module. As a world novelty, the e-ID […]

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Here to stay! U.S. Green Card pioneers secure eGovernment

By Rob Haslam, Government ID Solutions, HID Global The use of credentials employing multiple technologies to address a variety of functions is quickly moving from the exception to the rule, especially in major government-to-citizen ID programs. A pioneer in the use of multiple secure identity technologies in a single card is the U.S. Permanent Resident […]

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Back to the roots: Dr. Walter Schlebusch new CEO of Giesecke & Devrient

The Supervisory Board of Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has appointed Dr. Walter Schlebusch as the Group’s new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board. Taking up this position on July 1, he will succeed Dr. Karsten Ottenberg, who will be leaving the company on June 30, 2013  – sooner than originally announced. Walter Schlebusch has […]

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Bundesdruckerei wins GOLD at the 2013 Best of Corporate Publishing (BCP) Awards

“Einmalig – Eine Bundesdruckerei Publikation” was named Gold Winner in the Technology category of the 2013 Best of Corporate Publishing (BCP) Awards, Europe’s largest competition for corporate publishing media. Krowne Communications GmbH was responsible for the creative implementation and project management. With Einmalig, Bundesdruckerei positions itself as an innovative high-security company that recognizes issues which […]

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Zetes inks Senegalese biometric visa contract

The SNEDAI (Société nationale d’édition de documents administratifs et d’identification du Sénégal) has awarded Zetes with a contract to produce the Senegalese biometric visa. This project will see Zetes deliver 66 fixed enrolment stations to embassies, consulates and Senegalese border posts. It also makes Zetes responsible for data consolidation and AFIS deduplication (Automated Fingerprint Identification […]

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Taiwanese ePassport to be secured by Infineon Integrity Guard chips

Infineon Technologies is supplying security chips to Taiwan’s electronic passport program. Infineon is the only supplier and has started shipping security chips of the SLE78 product family based on the digital security technology “Integrity Guard”. Taiwan has been issuing one million electronic passports (ePassports) per year to its approximately 23 million citizens since 2008. The […]

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