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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.

Biometrics use in humanitarian contexts should always be accompanied by data protection impact assessments and other safeguards, The International Committee…

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Another digital identity panel, another list of ambitious goals

In recent times, a decade has never felt more like the distant future than it does today. A vendor-sponsored online…

 

Value biometrics over physical credentials to improve inclusion, ID4Africa’s Identity Day panelists argue

Biometrics should be privileged as a source of unique identity assurance over physical documents, and exclusion risk assessments should be…

 

Acuant ID document scanning to verify COVID-19 patient data for NeuroLab

Acuant has announced NeuroLab BI, a clinical lab optimization company, is licensing its ID document scanning technology to verify the…

 

Biometric ID documents rolling out in Ecuador and Belgium to meet identity verification standards

New biometric government ID documents are being launched in Ecuador with the introduction of new passports, and in Belgium with…

 

Aadhaar biometrics extend to drivers’ processes, expansion of police biometric data collection proposed

Drivers in India can now use biometrics to perform Aadhaar authentication for drivers’ license renewal and vehicle registration processes, the…

 

Biometric passport data may facilitate remote voters’ registration in Philippines

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the Philippines is considering using biometrics to adopt a “no personal appearance” policy for…

 

U.S. Congressmen push a bipartisan digital ID package

Days after a U.S. Labor Department administrator told ID tech executives that Washington is losing billions of dollars to online…

 

Biometric projects to fight fraud and corruption in Africa need to avoid the same traps

Allegations against Semlex in Africa continue to mount as a new exposé of the Belgian firm’s dealings comes to light, this…

 

Role of biometrics in global decentralized digital ID platform explained by Goode Intelligence white paper

The use of identity tokens bound to users with biometrics through a template-less algorithm and not dependent on smartphone ownership…

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