Biometric Update for June 16, 2019

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Frank Hersey

Governments across Africa are spending more on digital ID and biometrics, including new digital service centers this week in Nigeria…

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By Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal & David J. Oberly

This is a guest post by Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal and David J. Oberly, attorneys at Blank Rome LLP.…

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By Chris Burt

Airlines are exempt from Illinois state law requiring explicit informed consent from employees to use their biometrics for time and…

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By B. Scott Swann & James Loudermilk

This is a guest post by IDEMIA NSS President and CEO B Scott Swann and Senior Director for Innovation and…

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By Chris Burt

A letter has been sent to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by 20 House Democrats expressing concerns about the…

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By Chris Burt

It has been almost 20 years since the late Max Snijder led the deployment of iris biometrics at Schiphol Airport…

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By Chris Burt

The number of National IDs shipped will grow from 440 million units in 2018 to 490 million units in 2023,…

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By Chris Burt

Biometrics companies are revealing details of their participation in the 5th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa movement, hosted by the…

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By Robert Capps

This is a guest post by Robert Capps, VP and authentication strategist at NuData Security, a Mastercard company. During the…

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By Chris Burt

A United Nations high-level panel on digital cooperation has lauded India’s financial inclusion efforts, including its Aadhaar national biometric system…

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By Frank Hersey

Bringing in digital ID across Africa and registering the continent’s 500 million undocumented citizens would bring about significant benefits to…

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By Chris Burt

A team of Belgian and American researchers have developed an algorithm that matches DNA to potentially-matching facial images, which they…

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ID4Africa 2019

Biometric Update has been the official journalist for the last three annual meetings of the ID4Africa ID-4-All Movement and is honored to be selected once again for this year’s meeting.

ID4Africa 2019 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa hosted by the Department of Home Affairs June 18 – 20, 2019. The theme of the conference will be “Identity Ecosystems for Service Delivery.”

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