SuperCom Awarded 8-Year Contract for ePassport and National ID Card System in Iceland

By | September 6, 2017

HERZLIYA, IsraelSeptember 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

SuperCom (Nasdaq: SPCB), a global provider of secure solutions for the e-Government, Public Safety, HealthCare, and Finance sectors today announced that it has won an 8-year contract for the development, delivery and maintenance of a new central personalization system for electronic passports and polycarbonate national electronic ID cards, for Iceland.  SuperCom was awarded the contract following an international open tender during which 12 companies submitted proposals.

 “This is an exciting win for SuperCom, consistent with our strategy to grow revenue from developed countries. The new Icelandic ePassports personalization system will leverage SuperCom’s most advanced ePassport and eID technology providing improved secure documents issuance and delivery capabilities,” commented Mr. Arie Trabelsi, SuperCom’s President and CEO.

The proposed system, based on SuperCom’s cyber secure Magna™ National Population Registry platform, will personalize those cards and e-passport booklets, graphically and electronically, and will protect those documents against forgery in compliance with the highest international standards.  

SuperCom’s system will interface directly with the customer’s various environmental IT and legacy systems and SuperCom will also maintain and support the new system throughout the duration of the contract.

SuperCom delivered the current ePassport and eID card personalization system to Register Iceland in the 2006/2007 calendar year. SuperCom’s original system is running perfectly and has been maintained flawlessly.

“We are especially pleased to have won this contract, which we believe reflects Register Iceland’s confidence in our capabilities to continue issuing Iceland’s EU and ICAO compliant, highly secure, ePassports and National eID cards.

“This award is in addition to other awards and successful implementations in SuperCom’s eID division for other governments’ driver and vehicle license, ePassport, visa and border control systems,” Mr. Trabelsi concluded.

About SuperCom 

Since 1988, SuperCom has been a global provider of traditional and digital identity solutions, providing advanced safety, identification and security solutions to governments and organizations, both private and public, throughout the world. Through its proprietary e-Government platforms and innovative solutions for traditional and biometrics enrollment, personalization, issuance and border control services, SuperCom has inspired governments and national agencies to design and issue secured Multi-ID documents and robust digital identity solutions to its citizens and visitors. SuperCom offers advanced, secure mobile payments ranging from mobile wallet to mobile POS, using a set of components and platforms to enable secure mobile payments and financial services. SuperCom is a global provider of a unique all-in-one field-proven RFID & mobile PureSecurity advanced solutions suite, accompanied by advanced complementary services for various industries, including healthcare and homecare, security and safety, community public safety, law enforcement, electronic monitoring, livestock monitoring, and building and access automation.

SuperCom’s website: http://www.supercom.com

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Company Contact:
Ordan Trabelsi, President, Americas
Tel: 1 212 675 4606

SOURCE SuperCom

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