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By Frank Hersey

- Digital identity products are live in the UK, but industry help is needed for the country to build momentum for…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- OCR Labs Global, Onfido and OneID separately announced they have received official government accreditation under the UK Digital Identity &…

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By Chris Burt

- Despite an erroneous local media report to the contrary, Laxton has informed Biometric Update that it participated in the second…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- The latest iris identification algorithm from Innovatrics ranks among the best both in accuracy and speed in the National Institute…

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By Chris Burt

- The Known Traveller Digital Identity program appears to have stalled, with no plans to revive a pilot that was an…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to create a joint venture named the JSC Center for Biometric Technologies…

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By Jim Nash

- The digital identity and privacy communities got some confirmation about the near future that they do not often get --…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- New research considers how to measure differences in false rejection rates (FRR) from biometric systems for various demographic groups, examining…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- Swiss security technology provider RUAG has selected vein biometrics developer Global ID as part of the second batch of startups…

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By Heather Vescent

- Microsoft's new product, Entra Verified ID, introduces Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) and Verifiable Credentials (VCs) to the Microsoft ecosystem. DIDs are…

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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

- Despite an erroneous local media report to the contrary, Laxton has informed Biometric Update that it participated in the second…

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Digital Identity in Developing Nations

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

The 6th annual meeting of ID4Africa will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco in June 2022.

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