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Articles By Javad Jarrahi

Javad Jarrahi is a freelance writer from Washington DC with a background in IT, telecommunications, and foreign policy. Find Javad on LinkedIn.


New ID document scanning technologies address security, privacy concerns

Four newly unveiled ID document and barcode scanning products promise improved efficiency, privacy, and security while addressing the growing demand…


Brazil to trial biometric pension benefits app with 10,000 retired civil servants

Brazil is testing a new facial recognition program on 10,000 retired public servants to streamline periodic verification used to confirm…


Denmark introduces mobile driver’s license in latest digital ID push

Danish citizens may now choose between carrying their physical driver’s license and the newly introduced digital driving ID, according to…


CBP rolls out face biometrics at three additional US points of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced the introduction of biometric facial verification technology at the pedestrian lanes at…


Germany to require fingerprints and biometric images for government IDs

The German parliament is implementing recently enacted EU regulations to require fingerprints and biometric images on national IDs, reports Mitteldeutsche…


US needs national digital ID to compete with other world powers amid pandemic

Toomas Ilves addressed the German Marshall Fund (GMF) during a recent panel discussion on proposed tech policy reforms for the…


Biometrics needed to stem losses amid increased digital account use, Onfido says

Despite the growth in digital account usage from April to July 2020 due to COVID lockdowns, Onfido’s latest survey results…

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