HID wins contract to supply Finland with new driving license model and European card solution for second generation smart tachographs

HID’s comprehensive smart card solution helps secure access to device data for drivers, law enforcement and others

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HID, a global leader in trusted identity solutions, has been awarded a contract to provide Finland with a new high-security driver license solution and personalization services, integrating the European solution for second generation smart tachographs. This collaboration reflects HID’s commitment to strengthening the safety and efficiency of Finland’s transportation systems.


Finland will benefit from a comprehensive, customized and configurable solution that will integrate the necessary software, hardware and equipment to align with the road authorities’ vision of a simplified and efficient digital document issuance system. For this project, HID joined forces with CardPlus Systems, a trusted partner that provides secure documents, services and identity systems, to ensure an exceptional driver’s license solution with features that are on par with the latest in the industry.

Max Fogdell, head of driving license and testing services at Traficom, the Finnish transport and communications agency, said: “Traficom is pleased to enter into a partnership with HID. We are confident that with HID’s extensive experience in trusted identity solutions, we will be able to ensure that our card services continue to meet the highest level of security, efficiency and reliability in compliance with European Union security regulations . »

Craig Sandness, Senior Vice President and Head of Citizen IDs and Secure Issuance, expressed his enthusiasm for the project, saying: “We are proud to collaborate with the Finnish government to contribute to the improvement of the country’s driving license and tachograph systems. Our commitment to security and innovation is unwavering and this contract demonstrates our desire to protect citizens and infrastructure. »

With the European Union’s new tachograph safety standards and regulations, it is now mandatory to equip the region’s commercial vehicles with second-generation tachographs by 2026. HID’s advanced solution provides full compliance with these stringent regulations and includes smart cards that ensure Access to device data for drivers, law enforcement, businesses and repair shops.

For more information about HID’s ID issuance solutions, please visit the company website.

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About HID

HID provides secure identities for people, places and things around the world. We enable people to transact, work productively and travel freely and safely. Our trusted identity solutions enable people to easily and securely access physical and digital locations, as well as connect objects that can be identified, verified and tracked digitally. Millions of people around the world use HID products and services to help them navigate their daily lives, and billions of things are connected using HID technology. We work with governments, educational institutions, hospitals, financial institutions, industrial companies and some of the most innovative companies on the planet.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID employs more than 4,500 people worldwide and has international offices serving more than 100 countries. HID is a brand of the ASSA ABLOY group. For more information, visit the website www.hidglobal.com.

About CardPlus

CardPlus is a Nordic distributor of secure identity documents and provider of services and systems. Its main products include all types of plastic cards, contact and contactless smart cards, dedicated software solutions, card printers and other personalization equipment. As a solutions partner, CardPlus has chosen to take a technology-agnostic approach, meaning it remains free to select the technologies that best meet its customers’ needs and applications.

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