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Articles By Tyler Choi

Tyler Choi is a journalist based in Canada with a background in writing about technology, science, and economics. He has reported on smart cities, carbon pricing, a saga about containers of Canada's plastic waste, and interviewed a newly-minted Ig Nobel Prize winner.

The Ethiopia Ministry of Health, Mastercard, Gavi, and JSI (John Snow, Inc) have partnered on a digital, portable health pass…

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Samsung pushes Wallet for biometric payments, IDs; Apple allows mDLs in its Wallet

Samsung has released its Wallet, merging its Pay with Pass apps to combine biometric payments, digital IDs and keys into…

 

Thales inks deal with Spain for biometric border terminals

With the European Union (EU) poised to complete its biometric entry and exit system around the Schengen area for non-European…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner offers praise, caution after gov’s police oversight reversal

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson approves of the government’s decision to not delegate oversight of police…

 

Regula digital ID document verification chosen by Wizz Air for mobile passenger check-in

Low-cost Hungarian airline Wizz Air has selected Regula for mobile passenger flight check-in using its digital ID verification solution. The…

 

Dermalog smart border camera system earns innovation award

Dermalog took home a second innovation award in a row from the German Design Council for its border check biometric…

 

Canada, US officials see opportunity for digital ID after pandemic

Government officials in Canada and the United States gave their prognosis for how the Covid pandemic altered the direction of…

 

iProov biometric identity verification sails into Caribbean

Ignition-Innovation, a digital ID firm in the Caribbean, has selected the face biometric authentication and liveness detection services of iProov…

 

Scotland lawmakers weigh biometric code of practice for policing

The Scottish Parliament is considering a draft code of practice for biometric data use by police, The Scotsman reports, potentially…

 

Tech5 face biometrics integrated for onboarding to South African businesses

Tech5 has reached a deal with South Africa -based Contactable to provide its T5-AirSnap Face technology to add selfie biometrics…

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