Monthly Archives: September 2011

Alabama joins STAR ID program

Yesterday governor Robert Bentley shown new Alabama driver’s license and state identification card to the public. There are no graphic design changes except for a gold star in the top left corner of the ID card and driver’s license. With … Continue reading

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UAE: national ID card center new link

The Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) announced it links another medical care facility to its ID card system infrastructure. Begining on Sunday Khalifa Medical City will double as local EIDA center where citizens and residents looking for medical care can also … Continue reading

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will ID bagde functionality save Blackberry?

HID, a leader in security access card technology, announced yesterday that Blackberries will be the first devices supported by iClass digital access systems. Recently released Blackberry series came with NFC chips built in however all major US carriers disabled it. … Continue reading

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smart ID card for Medicare bill submited

A new bill for upgrading Medicare subscribers identification card has been recently submitted to the Congress. For a good start it has bipartisan support among its sponsors, congresmen Jim Gerlach (R), Earl Blumenauer (D) and senators Ron Wyden (D) and … Continue reading

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UAE: no ID card penalties schedule ammended

We wrote in August about penalty schedule for AUE nationals who fail to apply for a new or renew an expired national ID card. The decision was followed with significant amount of criticism. Today Emirates Identity Authority (Emirates ID) annouced … Continue reading

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Wisconsin free voter ID card controversy

Discussion about voter ID law is back thanks to Wisconsin DMV internal memo instructing employees how to handle customers who apply for state ID card. It’s a single sentence about who to offer a free ID card that revived the … Continue reading

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Florida: teen with physician assistant ID badge

A movie or once popular TV series about teenage doctor? No, this time it’s for real and far from amusing. 17 years old Matthew Scheidt was arrested on September 2nd on 5 charges of impersonating physician assistant which is a … Continue reading

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Fashion Week, models ID card check for age

Recent Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) guidelines update strongly encourages to verify that models are at least 16 years old at the day of a show. Candidates should present a valid, government issued id card proving the age. … Continue reading

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South Carolina free ride to DMV for voter’s ID

Governor Nikki Haley announced on Wedensday a detailed plan for free DMV rides to get voter’s ID card. It’s a follow up of a promise made in July in response to Democrats critcism of new election bill which requires to … Continue reading

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SC hires high profile lawyer to defend voter’s ID bill

Since we posted an article yesterday about South Carolina voter’s law amendment being questioned by Departent of Justice a major update has emerged. Paul Clement will represent the state in a possible clash with Justice Department over the doubts if … Continue reading

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