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Libya and Pakistan unveil biometric passport plans

Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced its first diplomatic and special ePassport program in partnership with HID Global….


Idemia to help war-torn Libya establish biometric digital ID system

A deal has been struck for Idemia to assist the north African nation of Libya in putting in place a…


Digital ID and biometrics in Africa: SIM blocks, biometric electoral roll disputes and an eKYC first for Libya

As 2019 draws to a close, Tanzania reaches – and pushes back – its December 31 biometric SIM registration after…


First Libyan biometric passport to be issued by the end of the month

If all stakeholders stick to their agreed-upon timelines, Libya’s first biometric passport should be issued by the end of July….


Libya unveils biometric passport

The Libyan government has officially unveiled the country’s new biometric passport, along with the completion of the national identity number…


Solution providers battle for space as Africa’s biometrics market grows

The growing trend of African governments awarding contracts for the manufacturing of biometric credentials and building databases is attracting fresh…


Facial recognition forecast at $8.5B in 2025, biometric payment cards breaking out

Signs of market strength for biometric payment cards and facial recognition are prominent among the week’s most-read articles on Biometric…


Biometric payment cards from Zwipe, Idemia rolling out

Zwipe Pay ONE has been selected by an unnamed ‘Global Tier-1’ bank headquartered in Europe for a pilot it plans to…


Face biometrics draws millions in investment, plus consideration, explanation and criticism

Facial recognition is the common theme of the most widely-read stories on Biometric Update this week, as the technology is…


Like a nightmare come true: Killer robots fighting humanity’s wars

There is a lot to consider in news of at least one hunter-killer quadcopter participating autonomously in factional warfare in…

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