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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.

 

Voatz presents its 2020 biometric mobile voting balance sheet

Biometric blockchain mobile voting technology platform Voatz has affirmed that it made strides in the course of the year 2020…

 

Uganda gets 38,500 biometric voter verification devices for Thursday’s polls

The electoral commission of Uganda says it has procured 38,500 SmartMatic biometric voter verification machines (BVVMs) at a cost of…

 

Trulioo appoints CRO to oversee planned biometric verification revenue growth

Trulioo has appointed Matt Schatz as its new chief revenue officer (CRO) to lead the company’s sales department through the…

 

Fingerprint Cards receives volume biometric sensor order for PCs, wins approval for mobile payments

An unnamed Asian PC-maker has ordered “a couple of hundred thousand” units of Fingerprint Cards  new biometric PC solution. The…

 

Stakeholders fear deadline for linking biometric ID to SIM cards in Nigeria won’t be met

One of the major subjects dominating discussions in Nigeria at the moment is the move by the federal government to…

 

Barbados hopes digital ID card rollout helps COVID-19 contact tracing, Belgium restarts issuance

The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, has said she believes fast-tracking the introduction of a new multipurpose digital ID…

 

Report alleges bias in ExamSoft facial recognition feature, proposes improvements

A report has pointed out bugs with the face biometrics-based feature of examination proctoring software ExamSoft, and has proposed methods…

 

HikVision releases face biometric terminal with mask alerts for access control

Prama HikVision has introduced the DS-K1T642 series MinMoe facial recognition terminal product range to be used for crowd control, which…

 

US Justice department division deploys PortalGuard IAM for secure authentication

BIO-key International’s PortalGuard access and identity management (IAM) solution is now being used by a division of the United States…

 

Australian researchers collect children’s voice biometrics to help with speech impairments

Researchers from five of Australia’s universities have been collecting voice recordings of children aged between three and 12 in order…

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