HID Global announce that it will be supplying a newly designed passport to Barbados that reflects both the country’s transition to a republic as well as its cultural elements.
The new design is part of a three-year supply agreement that includes the creation of a disaster recovery site at the airport to ensure business continuity should the main passport issuance center be compromised. This is composed of technology upgrades as well as support for the main issuance site.
HID’s solution includes HID Integrale software to manage the issuance process, as well as printers and encoders to personalize the ePassport books. The Integrale software encrypts application data both at rest and in transit, ensuring that citizens’ information remains safe at all times.
“HID Global is proud of our partnership with Barbados as the supplier of the country’s passport and would like to congratulate the people of Barbados as they take this historic step. We look forward to meeting the needs of Barbados in the future,” said Craig Sandness, Senior Vice President & Head of Secure Issuance & Citizen ID Solutions.
For more information on HID Global’s Citizen Identity Solutions, visit hidglobal.com/citizen-identity.