Category Archives: photo id card technology

Penn switches to prox ID cards

Penn state university is yet another large institution replacing magnetic stripe id cards with proximity tags. The trend has been set a while ago but it doesn’t mean everyone switched overnight. Progress is never free and this case is no … Continue reading

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ID badges integrated camera hate crime prevention

Merseyside, a United Kingdom county based on Liverpool metropolitan area has introduced custom ID badges integrated cameras for small shop attendants to prevent hate crime. The program has been piloted by metropolitan police for couple of months and recording has … Continue reading

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RF custom id card introduced for Texas students

Northside Independent School District board has decided to take advantage of the latest technology to help track students in the school campuses. The pilot program will be introduced in couple of lower attendance schools in the fall this year. The … Continue reading

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EIDA decides to check smartphones

Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etisalat. Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat – communications in English) is the 15th largest mobile phone operator in the world according to Wikipedia. Outside of UAE it operates in … Continue reading

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webcam id card scanner

Jumio, California based technology start-up, announced it managed to raise $25 million to develop a technology capable of reading identification documents with off the shelf web cams. Yesterday we wrote about a new scanner that can read both contact and … Continue reading

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smart id card reader with NFC

Dai Nippon Printing and Identive joined their effort to design a reader capable of reading smart id contact card and near field communication devices (NMC). The result is a brand new reader, model NDI711, a compact unit that can do … Continue reading

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new RF/IR id badge introduced

RF Code, Austin, Texas based company has introduced a new type id badge. The new product code name R142 combines advantages of infra red and radio frequency technologies. It’s slightly bigger than ordinary credit card, roughly 4 inches by 2.25 … Continue reading

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mobile medical id card by UHC

United Healthcare, one of the largest medical insurer in the country has introduced a mobile app for its subscribers. The new app called Heatlh4Me, available only for iPhone smart phone holders at this time provides easy, intuitive access to the … Continue reading

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Immigration, RDID id cards testing in El Paso

US Customs and Border Protection have started testing radio frequency ready lanes on the border bridge in El Paso crossing. RFID technology has been implemented into United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued documents earlier in 2011. Now the … Continue reading

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Utah pioneers in child identity theft protection

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff started new identity protection for children on January 31st. Together with Trans Union credit bueurau the new initiative will actively monitor minors credit profile and alert on any suspicious activity. The way it works is … Continue reading

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