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Berlin, December 10, 2018 – World-leading identity solutions provider Veridos has announced the release of a new security feature that will allow governments to apply secure, durable and vibrant color ID photos with high process flexibility. Veridos now offers two color image methods for polycarbonate identity documents: POLYCORE® technology and a new solution to be showcased at this week’s APSCA Border Management and Identity Conference.
World-leading identity solutions provider Veridos today announced the start of a major investment project in the Republic of Uganda. The company entered into 15-year-partnership with the government of Uganda to provide the country’s citizens with all relevant security documents. A new joint venture, Uganda Security Printing Company (USPC), has been created by German Veridos and the state-owned Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) specifically for this wide-ranging project.
Together with the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, world-leading identity solutions provider Veridos is building a new identity document factory in the Republic of Iraq. The production site will be located in the capital, Baghdad, and enables the country to independently produce its own electronic ID cards and passports on site. Veridos will also provide all relevant services and maintenance activities.
Veridos will participate in the AAMVA 2018 Annual International Conference from August 21 to 23, booth 805/806. The conference showcases the latest trends in the motor vehicle and law enforcement community, providing a forum for the exchange of knowledge. This year’s sessions will cover a wide variety of topics and Veridos will be present showcasing its advanced driver's license solutions.
Veridos, a world-leading identity solutions provider, supplies new driver licenses and ID cards to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), a division of the Ohio Department of Public Safety. The contract includes the annual production of more than three million cards at a secure, local issuance facility in Ohio. The change from an over-the-counter issuance process to a central issuance model with advanced security features promotes security for all Ohio residents.
World-leading identity solutions provider Veridos, a joint venture of Giesecke+Devrient and state-owned Bundesdruckerei, has announced today the conclusion of a major contract. The Ministry of Home Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, acting through the Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP), has commissioned Veridos with the supply, installation, and implementation of next generation electronic passports and border control systems in Bangladesh. The contract, with a volume of around €340 million, will run for 12 years.
The RKSmobileID, Veridos's mobile driver's license platform for the Republic of Kosovo, has been awarded with the ICT Public Service of the Year Award.
Veridos acquires E-Seek, an American company based in San Diego, California, that specializes in ID card verification technology. This acquisition strengthens Veridos’s authentication portfolio and its presence in the North American market. The merger agreement was signed March 9, becoming effective March 27, 2018.
From 24th - 26th April, Veridos will take part at ID4Africa 2018 and present its state-of-the-art solutions for highly secure and innovative identities. The event will bring together African governments, development agencies and industry in Abuja, Nigeria.
The new mobile driver’s license is based on the VeriGO® DriveID platform by Veridos, providing maximum convenience and the most stringent security requirements. Kosovo is the very first country to offer all its citizens mobile driver’s licenses for smartphones. This solution can easily be expanded to other ID documents, such as identity or healthcare cards.
The Republic of Zambia has awarded Veridos with a contract to deliver polycarbonate electronic ID cards to Zambia. The new eID card,which is equipped with a contactless chip, fulfils the highest quality Standards and offers convenient multi-application options to Zambian citizens.