Cloning detection in different countries

May 3, 2018

We often get questions on what countries support cloning detection in their ePassports or ID cards. Since most countries do not publicize what security mechanisms they use in the many different types and generations of ID documents, it is quite difficult to get reliable data on this. We therefore dived into our logging data to give an overview on this.

InnoValor wins SBIR Cyber Security tender with Mobile-as-ID

Apr 24, 2018

InnoValor is a winner of the second phase of the SBIR Cyber Security III tender with her project Mobile-as-ID. The idea behind this project is that our smart phone will become our integrated digital and physical identity.

Cloning detection for ePassports

Feb 21, 2018

Cloning detection for RFID chips in ePassports can be done using the Active Authentication or Chip Authentication security mechanisms. In this blogpost we describe these security mechanisms and how ReadID implements them.

Rabobank start mobile identification

Feb 4, 2018

The Rabobank, one of the largest Dutch banks, announced that the legally required identification can now be done using a mobile app. Customers thus do not have to go to a branch anymore.

Authenticity of ePassports

Dec 20, 2017

Checking the authenticity of the RFID chips in ePassports is done using the so-called Passive Authentication security mechanism. In this blogpost we describe Passive Authentication and how ReadID implements this.

ReadID Nominated for Rising Star Award 2017

Sep 12, 2017

The Technology Fast 50 is the yearly election of fast-growing technology companies and most innovative start-ups in the Netherlands. Companies younger than four years take part in the Rising Star category. InnoValor is proud to be one of the 10 nominees with our product ReadID.

Privacy-related security mechanisms for ePassports

Jul 28, 2017

The RFID chips in ePassports implement security mechanisms related to privacy. In this blogpost we give an overview of these and how ReadID implements them.

Overview security mechanisms in ePassports

Feb 20, 2017

The RFID chips in ePassports implement security mechanisms related to privacy, authenticity and clone detection. In this blogpost we give an overview of these and how ReadID implements them.

Mobile onboarding for banks

Feb 8, 2017

We gave a demo of a mobile onboarding app that we developed for the Norwegian bank DNB. It uses ReadID NFC in combination with a selfie. This was done in collaboration with the facial recognition company iProov, and was shown at Finovate Europe 2017 (London).

ReadID wins Accenture Innovation Award 2016!

Oct 29, 2016

After making the first two cuts, we successfully pitched ReadID to the jury during finals at the Accenture Innovation Summit. We are proud to announce we won the award in the Safe and Secure Society category!

Face images in ePassports: how high resolution are they?

Aug 31, 2016

Chips in ePassports contain the digitally-signed high-resolution face image of the owner of the ePassport. Using the face image from the chip makes it possible to better facial recognition than using the photo printed on the data page. In this blog post we discuss why and differences in sizes of face images between countries.

Support for electronic driving licences

Aug 28, 2016

Not only passports and identity cards have a contactless chip that can be used to read personal information and verify the authenticity, in some countries also driving licences have such a chip. We added support for electronic driving licences in ReadID.

Which countries have ePassports?

Mar 16, 2016

Most countries have passports with a chip, i.e., passports with a chip that we can read with ReadID. But which passports exactly have chips is a question we often get but which does not have a simple answer.

Smartphone as weapon against identity theft

Feb 1, 2016

The Dutch police is innovating identity verification in the street by using their smartphone. 10.000 Dutch police officers have a Android smartphone and use the NFC and camera capabilities to verify authenticity of passport, ID cards and driver licenses. InnoValor is proud that our ReadID software is in the core of this innovation.

WorldReach Software and InnoValor sign license agreement

Jan 1, 2016

During a signing ceremony at the join Netherlands - Flanders Economic Mission to Altanta (Georgia), WorldReach Software and InnoValor signed a contract in which WorldReach licenses InnoValor's NFC Passport Reader. The contract was signed in the presence of the Dutch prime Minister Rutte, Flemish Minister-President Bourgeois and the Major of Atlanta. InnoValor provides mobile identity verification software.