Gemalto has been chosen to provide the Algerian governmental agency Hôtel des Monnaies de la Banque d’Algérie with its electronic cover for ePassports and embedded eTravel software to support the country’s ePassport program, as well as to increase its production capacity.
The embedded eTravel software is ICAO Common Criteria certified and achieves industry-leading speeds for both personalization and secure data access.
As a result, the Hôtel des Monnaies de la Banque d’Algérie will benefit from improved personalization performance and cost reduction of ePassport issuance. In addition, Gemalto’s electronic cover meet the durability and quality requirements of the Algerian program, thanks to their excellent wear resistance over the lifetime of the ePassport.
Ultra-secure biometric passport
generation ePassport is protected with
Extended Access Control (EAC),
which restricts access to biometry to
authorized parties only.
ensures long-term privacy by
providing future-proof anti-skimming
and anti-eavesdropping beyond BAC.
SAC leverages the MRZ with PACE v2
(Password Authenticated Connection
Establishment) optimized for
asymmetric cryptography and stronger
elliptic curve based algorithms.
Gemalto ePassport offer brings the following key
- Full compliancy to standards
- Seamless migration
- rusted and future-proof
Our products have been rolled out in over 30 ePassport programs including in particular Algeria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Denmark, Colombia, Estonia, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Ivory Coast, Korea, Luxemburg, Malta, Moldova, Morocco, Norway, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Slovenia, Sweden, Singapore, Turkey, the USA.
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