Articles By Katya Pivcevic

Katya Pivcevic is a graduate based in Brussels, Belgium working for a think-tank on the current refugee crisis in Europe. She has a master’s degree from King's College London in the field of human rights, and through this has expanded her interests to the growing area of emerging technology in border management.

Smart city development is a growing market, especially within the realm of security, innovation and public health. Biometrics are due…

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Estonia approves biometric database for law enforcement system

The Estonian government has approved the establishment of a database for forensic searches by law enforcement with an Automated Biometric…

 

Idemia argues for modular airport biometrics approach to meet EU border rules

Idemia has published a position paper detailing five key recommendations for Europe’s planned biometric Entry Exit System (EES) in order…

 

GSMA recommends careful digital identity use for more effective subsidy programs

Programs where subsidies for utilities or other essentials can be delivered via a direct link to a digital identity or…

 

India’s Supreme Court demands answers on Aadhaar biometrics and canceled rations cards

India’s national biometric identity system Aadhaar has been steadily increasing links with a number of public services across India in…

 

Smart city biometrics and event detection launch in Poznan, Poland to enhance public safety

Polish company Inwebit has designed a Smart Security Platform (SSP) which is promising to revolutionize public safety in smart cities,…

 

HID Global supports civil registry and digital identity push in Antigua and Barbuda

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has partnered with HID Global to roll out the company’s Integrale for CRVS (Civil…

 

Free GSMA service widens voice biometrics availability for customer authentication

Telecom industry organization GSMA is developing a multimodal solution to address the challenge of biometric authentication in low tech environments…

 

Ethical biometrics tools available now, education needed, Valid exec says

The technology for biometric data to be ethically and responsibly handled has raced out ahead of other areas of capability,…

 

Lesotho national digital identity system within 200,000 of universal coverage, saving public money

The World Bank has commended efforts by Lesotho, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, to implement an inclusive digital identity…

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