Biometric Update for July 20, 2019

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Frank Hersey

Biometrics news span issues of self-reliance, politics and counter-terrorism across Africa this week. Nigeria and Ghana continue to make progress…

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By Chris Burt

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have announced a collaboration and information exchanging…

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By Katherine Noall

This is a guest post by Katherine Noall, CEO of Sphere Identity. We live in an information age that’s dominated…

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By Chris Burt

Digital identity and document verification services will be a $15 billion dollar a year industry by 2024, growing 20 percent…

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By Chris Burt

A growing number of technology providers and auto makers are working on implementing biometrics for several different use cases, from…

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By Frank Hersey

The philanthropic investment outfit Omidyar Network has taken a keen interest in the development of ID systems in Africa. It…

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By Chris Burt

Biometric facial recognition continues to proliferate, with a new deployment at a soccer stadium in Denmark, a new casino tracking…

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By Chris Burt

Kenya’s national ID project Huduma Namba was a topic of much discussion at ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The…

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By Chris Burt

NEC Australia is going to court to seek compensation from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) for the cancellation of…

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By Frank Hersey

Biometrics-enabled smartcards can be used by humanitarian organizations not just for providing services and decentralized identification to end-users in aid…

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By Chris Burt

Aviation security featured prominently among the headlines in the biometrics industry this week, with new pilots rolling out at airports…

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By David Thomas

This is a guest post by David Thomas, CEO and founder of Evident ID Inc. The Government Accountability Office (GAO)…

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ID4Africa 2019

Biometric Update has been the official journalist for the last four annual meetings of the ID4Africa ID-4-All Movement.

ID4Africa 2020 will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco June 2 – 4, 2020. The theme of the conference will be “Identity 360.”

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