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Safran to deploy single multi-biometric platform for Government of Botswana

Safran Identity & Security, through its subsidiary Morpho South Africa, has won a contract with the government of Botswana to…

 

Biometrics deployed by Interpol to fight terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region

The breadth of applications of biometrics is evident in this week’s roundup of news in Africa, from counter terrorism activities…

 

Airport biometrics experts discuss facial recognition and touchless processes in air travel

The role of biometric facial recognition in the near and longer-term future of the aviation industry has been discussed recently…

 

Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…

 

Nigeria sets up committee to drive digital identity initiative

Nigeria‘s President Muhammadu Buhari has established a committee led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha,…

 

Smart Engines delivers OCR for biometric age checks, Novomatic adds ID reader to casino system

UK-based age verification platform VerifyMyAge has chosen Smart Engines’ document capture system with computer vision to confirm the age of…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: BIO-key, Yoti, Simprints, iiDENTIFii and Innovatrics

The coronavirus pandemic is also an opportunity for digital technology, according to the CEO of social enterprise Simprints. Elsewhere, the…

 

Not there yet: Biometrics to link developing world community, hospital patient data

Researchers who conducted a new study on an effort to assign biometric IDs to HIV patients in Kenya discovered that…

 

Business and development opportunities top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

During a week of mostly good news for the biometrics industry, top stories on Biometric Update broadly follow themes of…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for tea workers, financial inclusion with a thumbprint

A new scheme launching in Sierra Leone could rapidly increase the proportion of the population with bank accounts as set…

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