Latecomer Belgium announces ePassport, Gemalto & Zetes ink contracts

Belgium was the last of the EU Member States to issue biometric passports and had been reprimanded by the EU Court of Justice for being more than three years late to comply with the EU requirements. Nearly a year after being taken to court, Belgium has chosen its suppliers and announcements state that it will…

Gemalto inks document and SW contract for South Africa’s national electronic identity card program

Government Printing Works (GPW) of South Africa has selected Gemalto's Sealys eID portfolio for their national identity program. GPW will harness Gemalto’s secure embedded software to protect the holder’s image and biometric data within the secure identity e-document, delivering outstanding levels of integrity and privacy. Moreover, GPW selected the high-end Sealys document fitted with the…

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…

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…

Gemalto achieves 25 million milestone for e-Driver’s licenses delivered to India

Gemalto has delivered over 25 million e-Driver’s Licenses and Vehicle Registration Certificates to India. The company has been providing these Sealys secure e-documents to multiple states across India since 2003. The Sealys smart card solution combines with the automation of business processes at decentralized regional transport offices and state level transport registers. This enables the…

US: Gemalto’s Neville Pattinson elected to the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group

 Gemalto's Senior Vice President of Government Programs, Neville Pattinson, was elected to the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) Management Council, formed recently by the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). Gemalto brings identity and eGovernment solutions to over 60 government programs worldwide and is an active part of 15 national eID initiatives. Neville…

Etienne Veber joins Precise Biometrics as Chief Commercial Officer

Precise Biometrics is pleased to announce that Etienne Veber has joined Precise Biometrics in the capacity of Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President. He comes on board as part of the company’s senior management team. Etienne will be based at Precise Biometrics’ U.S. subsidiary. He will have global responsibility for sales, marketing, business development…

Gemalto Delivers Complete Enrolment Solution for Burkina Faso’s Upcoming Elections

Gemalto announces that its comprehensive Coesys enrolment solution has been selected to securely register citizens for Burkina Faso’s upcoming parliamentary and municipal elections to be held on December 2, 2012. Gemalto is providing CENI, the Independent National Electoral Commission in charge of the project, with thousands of Coesys mobile enrolment stations across the country to build…