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By Jim Nash

- Swiss-headquartered Tech5 has introduced face-capture software it says is capable of securely collecting accurate face biometrics with a web camera…

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By Ján Lunter

- By Ján Lunter, Founder and CEO at Innovatrics “Multifactor authentication (MFA) can end all attacks.” That has been the tech…

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By Jim Nash

- The federal government is rolling out two incentive programs to push a variety of biometrics programs to evolve faster. The…

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By Frank Hersey

In this episode, we’re heading to Zimbabwe to hear about the impact that a lack of ID has on individuals and the country as a whole...

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By Jim Nash

- Watching the New York Police Department's expansion into facial recognition technology and practices is like witnessing someone who is not…

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By Chris Burt

- Thales has launched a new multimodal biometric pod bringing together face and iris biometrics to help simplify border and immigration…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has unveiled standards to facilitate international air travel using digital IDs and biometrics. The…

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By Chris Burt

- The National Elections Commission of Liberia has announced on Facebook that the start of the biometric voter registration process in…

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By Chris Burt

- Lublin, Poland-based BiometrIQ has selected ID R&D as its preferred vendor and strategic partner for identity verification and authentication technologies.…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- The European Union has come to an agreement on the much-discussed Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act, which would allow law enforcement…

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Digital Identity in Developing Nations

With UN SDG 16.9 calling for legal identity for all by 2030, Biometric Update is taking a special in-depth focus on digital ID projects in developing countries.

By Chris Burt

- The National Elections Commission of Liberia has announced on Facebook that the start of the biometric voter registration process in…

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Digital Identity in Developing Nations

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Biometric Update has been the official journalist for the last five annual meetings of the ID4Africa Movement.

The host city of the ID4Africa 2023 AGM will be Nairobi, Kenya.

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