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.

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of June 8

Biometrics Week in Review: Apple debuts TouchID API, Facial recognition 30% more accurate, NEC launches MAG1C, facial recognition vending machines,…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week of June 1

Biometrics Week in Review: MasterCard and the Bank of Punjab, Gemalto ePassports in Moldova, Australian immigration and border protection minister…

 

UAE government examining biometric ID card for payments

The UAE’s biometric civil identification card could soon be used for payments. According to an article in the Gulf News,…

 

Gemalto wins contract for biometric ePassports in Moldova, set to start this year

Gemalto has just announced a multi-year contract to supply biometric ePassports to the Republic of Moldova. Specifically, the company says it…

 

European Home Affairs Commissioner applauds Ukraine visa liberalizations talks

The European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström has issued a statement applauding visa liberalization dialogues in the Ukraine, which includes…

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of May 25

Biometrics Week in Review: Samsung to expand biometrics use, Indian election to impact Aadhaar, new mobile healthcare and fitness app,…

 

Gambia reconfirms issuance of biometric passports

The West African nation of Gambia has reiterated its plans to replace its machine-readable passports with biometric passports. Interior Minister…

 

Indian election to impact Aadhaar

The historic win of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the recent national election might result in changes…

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of May 18

Biometrics Week in Review: Samsung Galaxy S5 firmware update, voice biometrics for customer authentication at Banco Santander Mexico, biometrics in…

 

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of April 26

Biometrics Week in Review: Cross Match acquires DigitalPersona, update on SmartMetric’s biometrics-activated card, NEC’s facial recognition PC unlock app, Samsung…

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