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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.

 

Iris ID’s mobile multi-modal biometric device now compatible with TWIC credentials

Iris ID says its iCAM 300 multi-modal handheld biometric reader is now supported by the MozaicID iCAM M300 Smartcard Software…

 

Mobile biometrics prominent as ID4Africa unveils themes for Marathon of Innovations

ID4Africa has unveiled ‘Identity Management Tools for a World in Crisis’ as the overall event theme of its live virtual…

 

InCadence to supply mobile biometric fingerprint scanners for Orange County police

It will soon become much easier for law enforcement officers of Orange County in California, United States, to verify the…

 

Google Photos uses clientele to train its image recognition capabilities

Google Photos has rolled out a new survey feature in which it asks users to evaluate and describe the contents…

 

Idemia renews Mauritania contract, signs deal with AOI for biometric device production in Egypt

Idemia has seen its contract with Mauritania’s Ministry of Interior extended for the production of secure documents including identity papers,…

 

Ghana procures 75k biometric voter verification devices ahead of elections

One of Africa’s most stable democracies, Ghana, has procured nearly 75,000 devices for verification of the biometric identity of citizens…

 

Yoti deploys biometric digital ID solution for Kingston Unity CTF customers

Customers of Kingston Unity, a friendly society financial institution based in Yorkshire, UK, will be able to henceforth have their…

 

New Zealand police make use of dozens of facial recognition tools discretely, audit reveals

An audit has shown that New Zealand’s police has more than a dozen facial recognition technology tools in its repertoire…

 

Russia introduces bill to extend scope of biometric data collection for crime suspects

A bill has been tabled in the lower house (State Duma) of Russia’s federal assembly aimed at making it possible…

 

Smart city initiatives select biometrics providers and startups

Scrum Ventures has announced that it has chosen 18 startups from 9 countries around the world as early participants in…

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