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Articles By Ayang Macdonald

Ayang Macdonald is a freelance journalist based in Yaounde, Cameroon. He boasts 10 years of professional experience in journalism in which he has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Buea in South western Cameroon. He is a versatile reporter with interest in ICTs, innovation, digital entrepreneurship, defense and military, politics, economy, health and environment, humanitarian issues and sports.

Belgium’s new biometric passports have been unveiled with protection from counterfeiting provided by a new technology co-developed by Zetes. Initial…

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School trials edge facial recognition from Innovative Technology for easy staff access

The ICU Pro edge facial recognition solution from Innovative Technology has been successfully trialed for safe and seamless staff access…

 

Biometric banking requirement coming in Ghana, unmet by half of Nigerian accounts

From July 1, all banking and financial transactions in Ghana will be completed only upon presentation of the biometric ID…

 

Sri Lanka to introduce digital wallet for ID documents as public payments digitized

Citizens in Sri Lanka will be able to carry around some of their personal documents such as passports, birth and…

 

Zoloz biometric authentication deployed in Philippines financial inclusion push

CIMB Bank Philippines and Ant Group spin-off Zoloz have reached a deal for the deployment of the latter’s biometric authentication…

 

Wide deployment of Nuctech’s technology in Europe triggers security concerns

The extensive use of security technology from Chinese biometrics and surveillance solutions provider Nuctech across many sectors in Europe is…

 

Calls for biometric authentication of rideshare passengers as drivers face increasing assaults

Increasing instances of crime against drivers of two of the world’s biggest ridesharing companies, Uber and Lyft, have triggered a…

 

Expanded Smart Engines customer base leads to 113M ID document scans in 2021

Smart Engines witnessed significant progress not only in the commercialization and adoption of its products in 2021, but also in…

 

Facial recognition deployed in Delhi to foil terror threats ahead of Republic Day

Police in India’s capital New Delhi say they have deployed a multi-layer security system including more than 300 facial recognition…

 

Ghana to address challenges slowing ongoing biometric SIM re-registration

The Board of Directors of the National Communications Authority (NCA) and mobile telephone operators in Ghana have agreed on a…

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