IDEMIA in the UK

Identification, digital security and smart transactions

OT-Morpho is now IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, with the ambition to empower citizens and consumers alike to interact, pay, connect, travel and vote in ways that are now possible in a connected environment. By standing for Augmented Identity, we reinvent the way we think, produce, use and protect this asset, whether for individuals or for objects. With close to €3bn in revenues and 14,000 employees, IDEMIA serves clients in 180 countries.

IDEMIA has operated in the UK since 1968 and currently has over 300 UK based employees on two sites, including manufacturing operations in Tewkesbury. It offers its expertise in the field of digital identification, identification management, digital security and smart transactions. Its UK customers come from a range of market segments including financial institutions, mobile operators, public security, healthcare and Government.

The UK payment and telecom markets are shaped by IDEMIA with innovative solutions for digital security and smart transactions. IDEMIA supplies the three largest UK mobile network operators in the UK and over 20 of the MVNOs. IDEMIA’s mobile technology expertise ranges from SIM security to enabling contactless payment from the mobile device. IDEMIA is a market leading supplier of contactless payment cards in the UK, issuing over 40m cards per year for leading banks. The company has integrated biometrics (fingerprint match on card) to support the next generation of payment card security. We are a trusted digital identity provider for the UK’s innovative GOV.UK Verify scheme to access online Government services securely and easily. Additionally we provide a wide range of biometric based identity solutions.

One way or another, millions of UK citizens have been using our secure products and services for many years without necessarily knowing it. Empowering people to enjoy life through trusted identities. We call it Augmented Identity.


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