RESTON, Va., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, announced today that its National Security Solutions (IDEMIA NSS) affiliate has won a strategic award from the United States Postal Service (USPS) and Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) to provide U.S. communities with a portfolio of identity services. In alignment with USPS' five-year strategic plan to connect the American public to essential e-government services, the partnership will provide access identity verification services to the public, including biometric capture and in-person proofing capabilities, at Post Office locations. This partnership broadens access to these critical services, bringing them to thousands of sites across America.
This award will enable the Postal Service to further leverage its nationwide retail network and information infrastructure to better serve federal agencies and the American public through broader access to biometric capture and in-person proofing services.
"This announcement signals USPS's commitment to enabling its people, presence and prestige to better meet the needs of the American public in an increasingly digital world," said Andrew Boyd, CEO, IDEMIA NSS. "We are delighted to partner with USPS to help bring their vision forward, and to leverage USPS's broad infrastructure to offer the American people greater access to identity verification and assurance solutions."
IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, provides a trusted environment enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect, and travel), in the physical as well as digital space.
Securing our identity has become mission critical in the world we live in today. By standing for Augmented Identity, an identity that ensures privacy and trust and guarantees secure, authenticated, and verifiable transactions, we reinvent the way we think, produce, use, and protect one of our greatest assets – our identity – whether for individuals or for objects, whenever and wherever security matters. We provide Augmented Identity for international clients from Financial, Telecom, Identity, Public Security, and IoT sectors.
IDEMIA National Security Solutions is the Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI) mitigated IDEMIA affiliate, supporting the national security interests of the United States of America through cutting-edge identity intelligence offerings. For over 60 years, our extensive hardware, software, and services portfolio has driven consistent results enabling America's defense, intelligence, and homeland security posture.