Press & News

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Press
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.
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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.
Event
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.
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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.
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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.
Event
From October 24 to 26, 2017 Veridos is demonstrating its identity solution portfolio at the ICAO Traveller Identification Programme (TRIP) Symposium in Montréal, Canada. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will hold its 13th Symposium and Exhibition on Machine Readable Travel Documents (MRTD) at ICAO Headquarters.
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The Police Grand-Ducale Luxembourg have commissioned Veridos to install ten eGates for automated border control (ABC: Automated Border Control) at the country’s international airport. The solution reduces the time taken to check passengers while also ensuring high security during the verification of travel documents.
From July 11th to 12th, 2017 Veridos will participate as a main sponsor at its partner Cryptovision’s annual in-house trade exhibition.
Event
The SDW is a world-leading event comprising both a multi-track conference (June 26 to 28) and fully-featured exhibition (June 27 and 28) on identity solutions. At this year’s SDW event, Veridos will be present at booth no. J13, Whittle Room.

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