International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), intergovernmental specialized agency associated with the United Nations (UN). ICAO Document 9303 (endorsed by the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission as ISO/IEC 7501-1) and have a special machine-readable zone (MRZ), which is usually at the bottom of the identity page at the beginning of a passport. The ICAO Document 9303 describes three types of documents. Usually passport booklets are issued in “Type 3” format, while identity cards and passport cards typically use the “Type 1” format. The machine-readable zone of a Type 3 travel document spans two lines, and each line is 44 characters long. The following information must be provided in the zone: name, passport number, nationality, date of birth, sex, and passport expiration date. There is room for optional, often country-dependent, supplementary information. The machine-readable zone of a Type 1 travel document spans three lines, and each line is 30 characters long.
ABUJA, Nigeria, April 24, 2018 – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today introduced an end-to-end solution for national e-ID cards that complies with the recommendations provided by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as well as all
Elyctis Introduces ID TAB Suite, a Software Environment That Makes Development of ID Control Applications Easy for All Developers
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IRVINE, CA, March 7, 2017 -- CardLogix Corporation, leading smart card manufacturer and software developer, announced today the newest addition to its flagship M.O.S.T. Card® C Series—M.O.S.T. Card C9. The M.O.S.T. Card C9 dual-interface microprocessor smart card is built
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Munich, Germany and Seoul, Korea – August 11, 2016 – All around the world, airports and aviation buildings are some of the most protected public environments. To further strengthen airport access control systems for its personnel, Korea Airports Corporation (KAC)
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that The Civil Status and Passports Department (CSPD) in Jordan has chosen NXP’s secure SmartMX2 microcontroller for its new contactless citizen ID card. The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT) anticipates deploying the new