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Angola's New Citizen ID Card Marks Major Achievement.



Government of Angola Launches Highly Secure ID Credential credential verb To determine or verify titles, qualifications, documents, completion of required training, and continuing education, in those persons who function in a professional or official capacity–eg, ER physician, neurosurgeon, etc. Cf Credentials.  Based on LaserCard's Optical Security Media

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:LCRD LCRD Least Cost Routing Device )(www.lasercard.com), a leading provider of secure ID solutions, joins other industry members in recognizing the Government of Angola's launch of its new citizen ID card. Issuance of the new optical security media-based credential began last week in Luanda and is scheduled to roll out to other provinces during October.

In launch ceremonies, officials of the Angolan Government highlighted the card as an essential component of the country's modernization modernization

Transformation of a society from a rural and agrarian condition to a secular, urban, and industrial one. It is closely linked with industrialization. As societies modernize, the individual becomes increasingly important, gradually replacing the family,
 process designed to enhance the provision of government services its citizens.

LaserCard is the provider of the innovative credential which includes optical security media. The secure, wallet-size ID cards, which store personal and biometric identification Noun 1. biometric identification - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics; "negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification"; "if a pin or password is lost or , will be issued to Angolan citizens nationwide. Used in large-scale national programs worldwide, the security of LaserCard's optical media-based credentials CREDENTIALS, international law. The instruments which authorize and establish a public minister in his character with the state or prince to whom they are addressed. If the state or prince receive the minister, he can be received only in the quality attributed to him in his credentials.  has never been compromised.

"Building a successful national ID program of this complexity is a significant undertaking requiring extraordinary coordination," said Robert DeVincenzi, president and chief executive officer at LaserCard. "We congratulate the Government and its team of technology partners on the achievement of this important milestone."

About LaserCard Corporation

LaserCard Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of secure ID solutions to governments and commercial clients worldwide. It develops, manufactures, and integrates LaserCard[R] optical memory cards, multi-technology cards, encoders, peripherals, smart and specialty cards, biometrics, and modular software See modular programming. . The Company's cards and systems are used in various applications, including citizen identification, border security, government service delivery and facility access.

For further information, please visit www.lasercard.com.
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