Civil / National ID

Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments, though increasingly it is also used for regulated private industries, such as mobile phone accounts. Government examples of civil ID use could include document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

The use of Aadhaar biometrics is expanding to prevent social welfare fraud, enable innovation and pass on knowledge, and for…

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Thales-led consortium delivers Thailand’s new biometric passports

Thailand has officially launched a new passport with embedded biometrics, produced by a consortium including Thales. The e-passport has been…

 

Mvine, iProov release privacy compliant biometric digital health credential prototype in UK

A digital health credential for COVID-19 status secured with iProov biometrics may be available soon. London-based Mvine has released an…

 

Biometrics deployed by Interpol to fight terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region

The breadth of applications of biometrics is evident in this week’s roundup of news in Africa, from counter terrorism activities…

 

Lack of digital identity policy progress, errors spark frustration in UK, Australia

UK tech sector representative TechUK has sent an urgent request to DCMS secretary of state Oliver Dowden, drawing attention to…

 

Idemia, HID Global, Aisino, Muehlbauer ID in bidding war over Nepal biometric passport deal

Nepal has been negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with four international companies to implement its biometric passport plan, restarting a process…

 

Law, HR experts say government needs to lead on health identity

In a discussion last week about the practicalities of immunity certificates and health identity systems and digital health credentials in…

 

New data protection agency may be coming to Taiwan with national digital ID cards

Taiwan may soon establish a new agency dedicated to personal data protection to support the secure launch of its national…

 

Biometric electronic signatures for digital ID verification introduced in India, South Africa

Financial services company IDSign has released a biometric mobile platform for digital ID age verification and signing, writes CNBC TV…

 

Biometric ID card and passport issuance in Czech Republic and Cyprus, mobile registration in Fiji

The government of the Czech Republic is in talks to issue ID cards that include fingerprint and facial biometric data…

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