HID goID Provides End-to-End Solution to Govt. Agencies

HID goID™ solution has been extended to provide an end-to-end system for deploying and managing a mobile citizen ID program. From issuance through verification, HID goID is backed by the same high security standards for data, communication and privacy protection that are used in today’s physical electronic ID (eID) programs. “This is a major step in delivering the full value of our goID solution, as we extend its capabilities for provisioning, updating and revoking mobile IDs to include the full range of citizen ID program functionality,” said Wei Jin Lee,…

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Intesa Sanpaolo Turns to Gemalto for Italy’s First Biometric Contactless Payment Card Pilot

Gemalto is supplying Intesa Sanpaolo, the leading banking group in ltaly, with the first Mastercard biometric contactless payment card. The pilot promoted by Intesa Sanpaolo and Mastercard allows to test an EMV contactless biometric card for the first time in Europe. Consumers may simply tap their card to any POS terminal to pay and authorize the transaction with their fingerprint, combining a fast and convenient user experience to an advanced cardholder authentication approach. In addition, the card works without a battery as it’s powered by the terminal which means that…

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Gemalto Pilots Biometric Boarding at Los Angeles International Airport

Gemalto has announced a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test will confirm that passenger needs and expectations are met through use of facial recognition versus a traditional boarding pass as well as satisfying CBP (Customs and Border Protection) U.S. Exit requirements. The world of travel is changing rapidly, and with air traffic expected to double and reach 7.8 billion passengers by 2036, airlines and airports are…

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Avigilon King Abdulaziz International Airport

Challenges To deploy a high-performance, reliable, and easy-to-use HD surveillance solution in KAIA’s 13 parking lots, terminal lobbies, retail shops, duty free areas, and restaurants for greater security, more efficient management, and to protect travellers and airport assets were a great challenge. Solution 274 Avigilon HD cameras ranging from 1MP to 16MP provide complete coverage of KAIA’s parking lots, terminals’ lobbies, and all internal mar ket shops; all of which are streamed and monitored around the clock in the airport’s state-of-the-art control room. Security personnel manage the Avigilon HD surveillance…

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