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DERMALOG: The Biometrics Innovation Leader

Gunther Mull, CEO, DERMALOGGunther Mull, CEO
In a globalized world, increasing mobility creates a need for secure travel documents which adapt to new security threats. New ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) standards and transition from conventional to ePassports is in progress for over a decade—presenting new challenges to government agencies. Enter DERMALOG

DERMALOG's ePassports comply with ICAO guidelines (Doc 9303) and protect the citizen’s privacy by securing biometric and demographic data. The electronic documents contain encrypted data stored on a chip. This allows the automated, secure and fast processing of passengers crossing borders. DERMALOG offers a wide portfolio of ePassports and corresponding components - meeting a wide range of government agencies’ needs. Including: complete ePassport documents as well as electronic components such as inlays or data pages with integrated electronic components. ePassports are equipped with trusted DERMALOG solutions for registration, issuance and verification of documents: complete end-to-end tailor made and modular solutions based on in-depth knowledge of identity experts. “With DERMALOG ABIS, we position ourselves once again as an innovation leader and provide the next level of secure identification,” says DERMALOG CEO, Gunther Mull.

The DERMALOG VF1 is the world's first scanner for biometrics and documents. Also available the DERMALOG ePassport Scanners XF3 and XF9: Intended for automatic reading and authenticity verification of passports, ID Cards, Visa and other documents, providing the capability of text data recognition, reading barcodes, RFID tags and Smart Cards. DERMALOG Scanners are ready to be integrated into Biometric Gates. A biometric ePassport system by DERMALOG involves a digital registration process.
It provides capturing of biometric data in compliance with ICAO guidelines and ISO/IEC 19794, complemented with country specific information. Relevant biographic and biometric data obtained from fingerprints, face and iris, a digital photo or signatures are captured and stored. Scanned fingerprints will be matched against a database—if they are already registered. The applicant’s nationality is checked, from an ID Card and the information is e.g. compared with blacklists, and duplicates.

With DERMALOG ABIS, we position ourselves once again as an innovation leader and provide the next level of secure identification

After ePassport application data passes approval process - it is transferred to the personalization database. The ePassport personalization may include the following processes: 1. ePassport Personalization 2. Data Preparation 3. ePassport Quality Check (QC).

Further, DERMALOG offers multi-purpose biometric ID Cards for numerous fields of application like Civil Servants Cards, Health Cards, Drivers Licenses, or Seafarer’s Cards. Several countries are using a DERMALOG system to register foreign workers and to issue their biometric foreign workers cards (green cards) and permanent residents' cards. Due to this well-engineered and indispensable technology, DERMALOG can look back on successful implementations worldwide, which were delivered according to special customer requirements. In addition, DERMALOG can provide state-of-the-art hardware: document readers, chip and RFID card readers, 2D barcode readers as well as fingerprint scanners adapted to special application requirements.

DERMALOGʼs Civil Servant’s Cards are in use with the DERMALOG AFIS. They ensure correct single identities of government servants and prevent individuals from receiving multiple salaries (“double dippers”). DERMALOG has supplied complete systems for biometric seafarers’ registration, including Seafarer’s Cards, e.g. to Malaysia and Bangladesh. DERMALOG is one of the few ILO certified companies which is able to print a biometric bar code, which is readable in every international port.

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DERMALOG

Company
DERMALOG

Headquarters
Hamburg, Germany

Management
Gunther Mull, CEO

Description
DERMALOG's ePassports comply with ICAO guidelines (Doc 9303) and protect the citizen’s privacy by securing biometric and demographic data. This allows the automated, secure and fast processing of passengers crossing borders. DERMALOG offers a wide portfolio of ePassports and corresponding components - meeting a wide range of government agencies’ needs. DERMALOG offers multi-purpose biometric ID Cards for numerous fields of application like Civil Servants Cards, Health Cards, Drivers Licenses, or Seafarer’s Cards. Several countries are using a DERMALOG system to register foreign workers and to issue their biometric foreign workers cards (green cards) and permanent residents' cards