Veridos launches mobile facial authentication solution for eGovernment services
Berlin, October 23, 2018 – World-leading identity solutions provider Veridos today announced the release of a facial authentication solution called VeriGO® TrueID, which is set to enable the next generation of eGovernment services and as such presents a crucial opportunity for all governments seeking to keep pace in the ever-evolving digital landscape. It also brings clear benefits for citizens, making a convenient and secure solution available when renewing identity documents, for example.
Major investment in Uganda: Veridos and UPPC establish local security printing factory
Berlin/Kampala, 4 October 2018 – 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.
Veridos builds high-tech ID factory with Iraqi government
Berlin/Baghdad, September 25, 2018 – 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 supplies new, highly-secure driver licenses and ID cards for Ohio
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.
Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch Smartwatch Uses G+D Mobile Security’s eSIM Technology for Seamless Connectivity
Yesterday, Samsung Mobile globally launched the next generation of their successful Samsung Gear smartwatch, the Samsung Galaxy Watch. The powerful and feature rich smartwatch integrates a consumer embedded SIM (eSIM) solution, exclusively supplied by G+D Mobile Security. This latest generation of Samsung smartwatches supports remote profile management over-the-air with mobile network operators (MNOs) in all regions. Consumers benefit from a user-friendly connectivity and seamless device management.
Giesecke+Devrient Successfully Places a Bonded Loan of 200 Million Euros
Global security technology group Giesecke+Devrient has, for the first time in its history, placed a bonded loan in the amount of 200 million Euros. The company is thus taking advantage of the favorable conditions on the capital market. In view of the high demand from investors, the original target volume was more than doubled.
Veridos Wins €340 Million Contract in Bangladesh
Berlin, July 19, 2018 – 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.
G+D Mobile Security and Worldline Cooperate to Increase Security in IoT and Industry 4.0 Applications
Today, G+D Mobile Security announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Worldline, the European leader in payments and transactional services, to cooperate in the field of Industrial IoT (IIoT) security.
Wolfram Seidemann New Chairman of the International Currency Association ICA
At its Annual General Meeting, the International Currency Association ICA, has elected Dr. Wolfram Seidemann, CEO of G+D Currency Technology, as its new chairman. The ICA is a not-for-profit organisation representing all suppliers of currency as well as all suppliers of products, technologies, cash-in-transit services and equipment used in the design, production, handling, and circulation of currency worldwide.