Morpho supplies Sweden’s new driver licenses and digital tachograph cards

Paris, March 25, 2013

Morpho (Safran), the leading provider of secure identification solutions, has been awarded a contract by the Swedish Transport Agency (Transportstyrelsen) to produce highly secure driver licenses and digital tachograph cards*. Sweden began issuing the new driver licenses in January and is set to start issuing the digital tachograph cards later this year.

Sweden's redesigned driver licenses and digital tachograph cards will integrate Morpho's latest state-of-the-art security features to comply with new European Union standards and provide enhanced protection against document fraud.

Jean-Paul Jainsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morpho said, "Decades of experience matched with continuous innovation have positioned Morpho as a trusted supplier of driver licenses throughout the world. We are honored to have won this contract and look forward to future opportunities within Sweden's ID document market.

Morpho has also equipped Sweden with a criminal identification system, which is being upgraded with Morpho's latest biometric recognition technology.

*Digital tachograph card : records driving and rest times of truck and bus drivers.

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About Morpho

Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is one of the world's leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. Morpho's integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and countries.

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