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2010-07-06 00:59:00

LONDON, July 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- De La Rue Identity Systems, a world expert in secure government identity solutions, announced that Malta's new upgraded ePassport system with Extended Access Control (EAC) capability went live on 28th June. This new solution delivers a higher level of security and access control, in accordance with the EU regulation for all Schengen Member States, for the addition of a second biometric - two fingerprints - to the data already stored on the chip. Its...

2010-06-30 11:50:00

VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, Germany, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Multicard GmbH, a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: INVE, FSE: INV) and an identity management systems integrator and solutions provider, announced today that its proposal for the design and supply of 317,050 Secure IT kits has been selected under the new electronic identification program managed by Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior ("Bundesministerium des Innern"). Multicard developed the concept...

2010-06-29 07:31:00

ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based Kena Kai is launching a new line of colorful "high gloss" faux patent-leather wallets specifically designed to fight credit card theft and identity theft. These patent-pending and stylish DataSafe wallets utilize exclusive radio-frequency (RF) shielding material to protect the millions of new "contactless" credit cards that have been issued this year. With the recent introduction of credit cards, passports, and now driver's...

2010-06-16 06:58:00

PARIS, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, a global leader in the delivery of high security Identity solutions to the ID market, delivers the issuance system of the Georgian electronic passport. The first Electronic Passport has been issued April 15th 2010. Oberthur is supplying full end-to-end e-passport, personalization solution. The project also includes the supply of standards and interoperable electronic passports, and consumables. Today there are...

2010-05-26 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American biometrics market is likely to experience a steady growth rate, with national ID projects, e-Passports, and other security projects spearheading market growth. Trends indicate that the industry has evolved a great deal over the past 5 years due to the increased accuracy rates and performance levels of the technology. Biometric standards, cost versus performance benchmarks, and interoperability issues have enabled high uptake...

2010-05-25 07:30:00

ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With identity theft and credit card fraud concerns rising, California-based Kena Kai has launched a new line of DataSafe(R) Wallets and Passport Wallets specifically designed to thwart identity theft. These patent-pending and stylish Italian leather wallets utilize multiple layers of radio frequency (RF) shielding material to protect the millions of new wireless credit cards and "ePassports" that will be issued this year. Credit cards have...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

DALLAS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A leader in the preparation and development of the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) standard for ePassports, Entrust Inc. announces the official availability of the Entrust SPOC ePassport solution. An important protocol developed by the European Union (EU) and the Brussels Interoperability Group (BIG), SPOC serves as the standardized mechanism for certificate management between countries for support of EAC-enabled ePassports. "Entrust is a strong advocate of...

2010-05-12 07:00:00

DALLAS, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A major security expert entrenched in the Canadian technology landscape, Entrust, Inc., is committed to the growth, innovation and leadership of the country's information and communications technology (ICT) efforts. In support, Entrust is a strong advocate of the Government of Canada's plan to implement a new digital economy strategy, which was announced by members of the government's cabinet on May 10. "One of the first governments to embrace digital and...

2010-05-12 02:43:00

COPENHAGEN, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CardLab (Denmark), the world's leading powered card technology developer, announced today that their Powered Biometric ID Card exceeds the technical challenges and demands in the new proposed US National Immigration ID Card. Several senators, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, announced the crucial need for improved identification of immigrants, and the use of biometrics. The...

2010-05-04 07:00:00

DALLAS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Strengthening its position as a global leader of ePassport security, Entrust Inc. will provide proven, PKI-based ePassport technology to help the Malaysian government (Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia) migrate to the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Basic Access Control (BAC) standard. "Malaysia has always prided itself on being at the forefront of border security," said Encik Ibrahim Abdullah, Director of Security and Passport, Jabatan...