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Biometrics in Africa: digital ID for humanitarian responses in Ethiopia and registration priorities in Nigeria

The use of biometrics by electoral commissions is once again at the fore in digital ID news in Africa. The…

 

Ethiopia to enroll all refugees in new biometric system by end of 2018

Ethiopia is carrying out a large-scale biometric enrollment project for refugees to deliver better protection and assistance to them in…

 

Tech5 integrates biometrics enrollment and issuance capability with MOSIP platform

Tech5 has continued its integration with MOSIP, building a new functionality for enrolling biometrics with the company’s T5-IDencode issuance platform into…

 

Sri Lanka biometrics pilot project awarded to IriTech after MOSIP self-compliance test

IriTech has announced that it has successfully completed a self-compliance program on its IriSentinel iris biometric scanner device based on…

 

Biometrics for travel: Elenium, SITA deployments, CBP encourages facial recognition

Deployments of biometric solutions to improve the passenger experience continue this week with Elenium partnering with Darwin International Airport (DIA)…

 

Digital health passes going live in EU and UK; but for what?

The European Union is on track to launch its digital health pass for proof of COVID-19 immunity to operation by…

 

Global biometric data collection and surveillance grow despite lack of regulations

Research firm Comparitech has released the results of its latest study on global biometrics gathering and handling. It ranks 96…

 

Contactless biometrics roll out for advanced payments and secure access, despite masks

The top themes of the week in biometrics news are facial recognition for facility security, identifying people wearing masks, and…

 

Coming wave of open source digital ID projects detailed in ID4Africa webinar

Several open-source approaches to digital public goods that can help countries establish or build on digital ID systems without falling…

 

Biometric voter list in Ghana draws long lines and criticism, ID4Africa webinar series launch a hit

Innovation from and for the continent is one running theme in this week’s African biometrics news round-up, while issues around…

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