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Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments. Examples of this could be for the purposes of document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

ID4Africa has announced the appointment of Ambassadors from 14 new countries for its 2019 Ambassador class, and will host a…

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Mission Billion Challenge offers $100K in prizes for identity data privacy innovation

Cash prizes totaling $100,000 are being offered for the most promising solutions to enhance trust and protect personal data from…

 

Iris ID iCAM 7S series certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards

Iris ID announced its iCAM 7S series has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under license number…

 

Everest brings distributed approach to biometric ID4D

Extending legal identity to the billion people without it by 2030 to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16:9…

 

Vietnamese government unveils draft bill for biometric passports

Vietnam will roll out biometric e-passports by 2020 to make border crossing more convenient and secure, according to a draft…

 

Legislation proposes voluntary Aadhaar biometric authentication for bank and telecom customers

India’s government has tabled legislation in the Lok Sabha expected since the Supreme Court decision to block the requirement of…

 

Thailand’s decentralized national digital ID goes to testing ahead of mid-year launch

Thailand’s national digital ID service is undergoing testing and is expected to be available to the public as soon as…

 

International Identity Day surpasses 75 global partners as coalition-building enters third stage

International Identity Day has surpassed 75 partner organizations as it continues its initial outreach efforts to establish the project’s place…

 

Hong Kong rolls out ID cards with higher resolution photos for facial biometrics

New Hong Kong identity cards featuring higher resolution photos to support facial biometrics are being introduced for residents getting their…

 

Hosting Israel’s National Biometric Database backup in commercial data center violates law: report

Israel’s National Biometric Database Authority has broken the law by hosting its backup in commercial database space owned and operated…

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