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Veridos is a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions. Governments and public authorities in more than 100 countries trust the company’s uniquely comprehensive product portfolio. The company creates end-to-end solutions and services perfectly tailored to meet every government identity need. These range from paper to security printing, electrical chip components, enrollment, identity management systems, personalization and issuance, mobile ID solutions, and border control solutions including eGates. Governments can acquire best-in-class passports, ID cards, driver’s licenses, and more, or even the facilities to manufacture their own.

Learn more about Veridos at www.veridos.com.

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  • Berlin,
    14.01.2021

    In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, offers solutions that support seamless and contactless automated border control. In addition to state-of-the-art automated border control solutions such as kiosk and eGate systems, Veridos is taking part in EU-funded research projects to enable the next generation of on-the-fly identity verification, investigating new biometric modalities.

    Passport control is one of the most tiresome processes at airports, costing passengers time and testing their patience. For border control officers, checking identity documents involves a great deal of work. And Covid-19 adds additional stress: nobody wants to wait in long queues – especially with small distances between people – to finally present their passport to a border control officer.

  • Berlin,
    16.12.2020

    The Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs of the Republic of Botswana acting through the Department of Immigration and Citizenship has placed an additional order for state-of-the-art ePassports with Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions. This reinforces a trust-based partnership that is more than a decade old.

    Botswana, the first country in Southern Africa to introduce ePassports in 2009, has once again placed an order with Veridos for electronic travel documents. These highly secure and ICAO-compliant ePassports have gone through multiple enhancements since they were first delivered over a decade ago. Virtually no attempts have been made to forge Botswana’s ePassports: a sign of excellence for Veridos in terms of security design. 

  • Berlin,
    11.11.2020

    Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, announced its SmartTravel solution as the latest addition to its innovative portfolio. As part of a comprehensive border control solution, SmartTravel offers an efficient and secure digital visa application and issuance process that benefits travelers and government agencies alike.

    The new Veridos solution, SmartTravel, aims to simplify the complete eVisa and electronic travel authorization (eTA) application process by making it more efficient and convenient for both authorities and travelers. SmartTravel covers the entire procedure, from application to the payment of fees and visa approval. A crucial advantage of the web-based solution is that an applicant is no longer required to visit a visa center. So, in the current COVID-19 situation, the individual will not be at risk of infection or inconvenienced by the reduced opening hours of visa application centers.

  • Berlin,
    22.10.2020

    This week, the United Nations celebrates its 75th anniversary. UN Day on October 24th is a reminder to review the status of the Sustainable Development Goals, which include the effort to provide all people with a legal identity by 2030. Because access to health services and public aid is based on legal identity, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of this goal. For this reason, there is a strong need for identity management tools including a trusted civil registry as offered by Veridos, a leading global provider of identity solutions.

    Only ten years remain to achieve the transformation of the world. In the Decade of Action, sustainable solutions must be found for the world's greatest challenges: poverty, climate change and inequality. The clock is also ticking for UN sustainability goal 16.9, which states that every human being should have a legal identity by 2030. With only ten years to go, this is a challenging task, as the World Bank estimates that around one billion people currently do not have any form of legal identity. Among them are almost 237 million children under the age of five without birth certificates.

  • Athens/Berlin,
    26.06.2020

    Athens/Berlin, 26 June 2020 - With great sadness, Veridos and Veridos Matsoukis announce that Efthimios Matsoukis, Managing Director of Veridos Matsoukis Security Printing S.A. in Athens, passed away last Sunday, 21 June 2020. The companies extend their sincerest condolences to his family during this difficult time and express their enduring gratitude for his decades of entrepreneurship, passion, and leadership.

    “We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss,” said Dimitrios Matsoukis, General Manager at Veridos Matsoukis. “Efthimios was an intelligent, humble, and highly respected man with a heart full of kindness; a pure visionary with far-reaching wisdom. He leaves behind a substantial legacy in the security printing industry. He was not only a respected businessman but also a role model to many.”      

  • Berlin,
    23.06.2020

    Berlin, 23 June 2020 - In the wake of the current pandemic, governments need smart solutions to safeguard their citizens and to ensure compliance with national crisis approaches. Consequently, Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, presents its new eGovernment platform, VeriGO®TrueSeal. It allows for secure, convenient, and privacy-friendly digital attestation of sensitive documents that are essential for the management of the COVID-19 situation.

    VeriGO®TrueSeal provides an eGovernment based verification process for immunization records, medical certificates, sick leave slips, curfew exemptions, travel permits or access passes to critical infrastructures – all essential documents in light of COVID-19 circumstances. The solution includes a web portal where stakeholders can issue secure, government authorized, and recognized certificates.

  • Berlin,
    29.04.2020

    Recent global developments in response to the COVID-19 outbreak show an emerging need for digital government services, commonly referred to as eGovernment Solutions. Veridos, a world-leader in identity solutions, explains how governments can go digital and provide citizens with online access to essential government services from their homes or wherever they are.

    To respond to current COVID-19 restrictions, citizens and governments have seen a need for private and public sector organizations to adapt processes and services and find digital alternatives. In light of current events, the opportunity to implement eGoverment Services (eGov Services) is now more visible than ever before. From applying for an identity document to accessing medical services, eGov Services allow people to conveniently and securely access bureaucratic processes from their homes. 

  • Berlin,
    13.02.2020

    Veridos VeriGO® eAccess solution will once again be utilized at the Munich Security Conference (MSC). The MSC is a top-level conference where key decision makers from the global security community congregate in Munich, Germany, annually. For a second time, Veridos will supply innovative walk-through portals and software that will verify the visitor’s identity via on-the-move authentication.

    Each year, government officials, leaders, and thinkers gather to discuss methods to adapt to growing international security threats and challenges. To achieve the goal of providing a secure and safe environment to permit this assembly, Veridos will deploy the VeriGO® eAccess solution again at the event. This technology verifies participants quickly and conveniently. Through advanced biometric facial recognition technology, provided by Veridos, the identity of the badge holder is immediately verified when they walk through the portal. 

  • Berlin/Dhaka,
    20.01.2020

    In the capital Dhaka, the Department of Immigration and Passports opens a new personalization and issuance center for modern electronic passports on January 22nd. The new ePassports can now be applied for. German company Veridos provides the technology for the holistic setup and execution of the new travel documents.

    The opening of the center marks an important milestone in the People's Republic’s transition to the latest generation of electronic travel documents, which meet the highest security requirements. The state-of-the-art ePassports are part of a comprehensive project that includes the entire value-chain containing the supply, installation, and implementation of next generation ePassports and state-of-the-art border control infrastructure.

  • Munich,
    25.11.2019

    The Civil Registry and Migration Department of the Ministry of Interior of Cyprus has commissioned Veridos to modernise its nationwide system for biometric data collection, centralized personalization, and issuance of electronic passports, ID cards, and residence permits.

  • München,
    23.10.2019

    Munich, October 23, 2019 - Veridos, a global provider of integrated identity solutions, will present SwipeUp ID for the first time at SecurityPrinters in Copenhagen. The innovative solution uses the capacitive displays of smartphones to verify identity documents quickly and securely.

    A hidden metallic element serves as a basis: the newly-developed electronic technology is printed on the document and contains an identity-specific coding. Once the SwipeUp ID app has been opened, users can simply place the document on the smartphone's capacitive display and swipe up with one finger, which will activate the new feature. This induces a unique signal that is analyzed by the app and can then confirm or reject the validity of the document within only a few seconds. This makes SwipeUp ID a smart-phone based second level security feature unlike any other.

  • Munich,
    16.10.2019

    Munich, October 16, 2019 – Veridos GmbH, the joint venture of the Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) security group and the Bundesdruckerei (German federal printing office), has appointed a new CEO. On November 1, Andreas Räschmeier will succeed Hans-Wolfgang Kunz, who is due to retire.

    Andreas Räschmeier, 52, has previously worked at the G+D group parent, where he held numerous senior and management positions. Most recently, he served as Global Vice President of G+D's Currency Technology group company. The graduate business engineer is bringing extensive expertise in security solutions to his new responsibilities at Veridos, a project partner in ID cards and identification projects worldwide.

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