According to the Gulf News, Pakistani diplomatic missions in the United Arab Emirates will install 12 more counters to handle passport and national ID card applicants.
ID News Archive for February, 2011
On Track Innovations recently received an order for 100,000 additional healthcare biometric smartcards for Kenyan healthcare facilit
About 200 registered seniors have already applied for a new transit smartcard system in Canberra, Australia, according to the Canberra Times.
The new metro Vancouver smartcard system will be available starting in 2013, but riders may have to wait longer for the privilege of paying based on commuting distance, according to the Province.
VeriFone recently announced the second generation of its PAYware Mobile Service.
New software will be available in March that will allow customers to purchase smartcards online according to the Times of India.
With human mobility increasing worldwide, the Brazil, Russia, India and China appear poised and ready to adopt smartcards, according to Frost & Sullivan.
The country of Armenia has been preparing to give biometric passports out since 2008, and is ready to begin the process in September, according to Arm Radio.
Colaiste Chiaran is one of the first schools in Ireland to implement a new printing system and smartcard initiative, according to Silicon Republic.
According to Global Prepaid Exchange managing editor Kevin Harrington, the use of prepaid smartcards may eventually replace gift vouchers.