Gemalto is delivering another batch of one million eID cards to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
This follows a first batch delivered since September 2007 for citizens and
Gemalto is also providing consultancy, related applications and training services. The high-end cards – the official ID for all Bahrainis – combine built-in biometrics as well as contact and contactless technologies. The new eID cards can also be used as travel documents in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, increasing speed, convenience and security of identity verification at border crossings.
The new card will be the key to secure eGovernment services in the near future.