Gemalto snaps up Avalon Biometrics
06 May 2013 20:23 GMT

Avalon and Gemalto join forces

Avalon Biometrics has announced its acquisition by French smart card giant Gemalto. Avalon Biometrics will become part of the e-Journey Business Group within Gemalto Government Programs Business Line.

The companies will be offering a broad range of solutions and services for border management, visa management and document verification.

Avalon Biometrics and Gemalto will also have an enhanced geographical reach, with 80 countries being already served by Gemalto worldwide.

Planet Biometrics' company profile for Avalon can be found here.

Avalon Biometrics recently won in a consortium with Gemalto the World Bank tender for the Visa & Border Management System for the Republic of Ghana in West Africa.

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