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Cognitec Delivers Biometric License Renewal for Dutch Drivers

Cognitec Delivers Biometric License Renewal for Dutch Drivers

“In addition to performing the biometric matching, Cognitec’s system also ensures that the uploaded photos match ISO/IEC standards for biometric images.” Facial recognition specialist Cognitec has been contracted to deliver a cutting-edge system for driver’s license renewal in the Netherlands. The contract comes by way of RDW, the country’s vehicle authority, and entails the delivery…

Biometric Driver Licenses See Mass Issuance in Philippines

Biometric Driver Licenses See Mass Issuance in Philippines

With the nationwide launch of a new biometric driver’s license program complete, the Philippines’ Land Transport Office is now issuing half a million such ID documents per month. The project was first unveiled three months ago, when Germany-based Dermalog announced that it had been selected to provide the technology for the program. Each document features…

Biometric System to Fight Driver ID Fraud in Saskatchewan

Biometric System to Fight Driver ID Fraud in Saskatchewan

The provincial government of Saskatchewan, Canada, is getting ready to take advantage of biometric technology to help fight identity fraud. Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) has announced that it will use facial recognition to help prevent the production of duplicate and fraudulent driver licenses. For the province’s drivers, the measure won’t be noticeable; it’s work is…

All MorphoTrust ID Factories Now ISO Certified

All MorphoTrust ID Factories Now ISO Certified

MorphoTrust (Safran) has now received ISO 14298 certification for all of its driver license factories, the company has announced. The certification covers security processes in credential printing, essentially verifying that a given facility’s printing systems feature the highest level of security. MorphoTrust became the first US ID manufacturer to receive this certification for its production…

Montana MVD to Launch MorphoTrust RoadTest Solution

Montana MVD to Launch MorphoTrust RoadTest Solution

The Montana Department of Justice Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) has rolled out its new driver licence cards. Developed by MorphoTrust (Safran), the cards have been deployed alongside its MorphoTrust AutoTest system. In addition to new graphical design features, the driver licence cards gave improved security features such as barcodes, which should help to guard against…

MorphoTrust Security Extends to Production Process

MorphoTrust Security Extends to Production Process

MorphoTrust’s dedication to security extends beyond the sophistication of its technologies, with a new certification acknowledging the high security standards applied to the company’s production facilities as well. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has given MorphoTrust USA (Safran) the ISO 14298 certification for its driver license production facilities, acknowledging the high-level security standards in…

NEC’s NeoFace Selected By Arizona DOT

NEC’s NeoFace Selected By Arizona DOT

Today, NEC Corporation of America announced that its facial recognition solution, NeoFace, has been selected and deployed by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). The biometric solution, which recently received a major update, will be used to mitigate fraudulent activity and improve the overall process of issuing credentials. The automated facial recognition technology provided by…

New York, New Jersey DMVs Team Up with Biometrics

New York, New Jersey DMVs Team Up with Biometrics

New York’s use of facial recognition technology is expanding via a partnership between its Department of Motor Vehicles and that of New Jersey. The two organizations have agreed to use the technology to cross-check driver’s license applicants in each jurisdiction. New York’s DMV has already used the technology to make over 3500 arrests connected to…

Texas Bans Fingerprint Biometrics for Drivers Licenses

Texas Bans Fingerprint Biometrics for Drivers Licenses

A Texas senator’s bill has banned the collection of 10-fingerprint biometric credentials from drivers licence applicants in the state, according to a Chron article by Bobby Cervantes. The bill was drafted by Republican Senator Charles Schwertner, and was passed by the Senate Transportation Committee on March 11. While Republicans in the US generally tend to support the provision…

SGI Seeks Vendor Proposals for Biometric Licensing Project

SGI Seeks Vendor Proposals for Biometric Licensing Project

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is giving vendors a little more time to submit their proposals for facial recognition technology contracts, according to a Global News article by Thomas Piller. While SGI had originally set a deadline of February 13, that has now been extended by two weeks. SGI is looking for a company to help…