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Gemalto finalizes the acquisition of 3M's Identity Management business

This acquisition includes 3M Cogent, 3M Document Readers, and the 3M Secure Materials businesses. 

These businesses are incorporated into Gemalto as part of the Government Programs organization.

Through this acquisition, our clients will benefit from a larger, dedicated R&D team resulting in more innovations for a wider portfolio of end-to-end solutions. 

Trusted identities

In the Civil Identity domain, Gemalto provides secure documents, robust identity solutions and services addressing Governments' ID management, eGovernment/mGovernment infrastructures for trusted eServices, Road Safety, and Border and Visa management requirements.

With Cogent Systems, now part of Gemalto, the company also addresses Public Security and Law Enforcement challenges, offering best in class criminal forensic solutions.

Its products and solutions are deployed in more than 200 active programs worldwide with specific expertise in secure document issuance, biometrics, document readers, authentication, ID management and data protection.

The success of YOUR project

Gemalto's experience, solutions and resource are key assets for the success of your project:

  • Leverage best practices with Gemalto, drawing on our involvement in over 200 civil identity programs, law enforcement and public security initiatives
  • Mobilize our experienced service teams and established network of partners to support your program

And every step of the way, Gemalto will do more than simply listen and make sure that the solution is shaped precisely to your unique requirements.

Why not base your program on tactics that are already proven to work? Learn more from our best case studies below.​​

  • Reaping more digital dividends: eGov services and eID schemes

    How can YOUR citizens, public and private organizations reap the digital dividends faster? Why not leverage your program on tactics that are already proven to work?

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 Case Studies


    • Laser Engraved Floating Image for IDs

    • Learn more about Gemalto's next level document security features

    • DDL Advanced In-Field Verification

    • Watch DDL Technology Put to the Test

    • Online Identity Verification Service

    • Maryland MVA New Driver’s License – Success Story


  • Posted on Jan 30, 2019

    Transforming immigration and border crossing in Colombia with Automated Border Control

    ABC e-Gates speed up identity authentication and significantly reduce bottlenecks in the immigration process in Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport.

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