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Cilab adds support for NFC passport testing

Cilab nfc tags used in digital passport illustration

PARTNER NEWS: NFC testing provider Cilab has released a test suite for use with its ci230 high-speed tester that enables epassport and other machine-readable travel document (MRTD) applications, devices and readers to be tested for conformance to international standards... More




EU sets out plans for contactless European identity cards

Better security for ID documents: Council Presidency and European Parliament reach provisional agreement — The Council of the European Union — “Under the proposed new rules, identity cards will have to be produced in a uniform, credit card format (ID-1), include a machine-readable zone, and follow the minimum security standards set out by ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation). They will also need to include a photo and two fingerprints of the cardholder, stored in a digital format, on a contactless chip.”