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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.

 

The week in Africa biometrics and digital ID: SDG progress, returning ghost workers and a pensioner deadline

A theme emerging this week is a pan-African perspective for digital ID schemes across the continent. Progress is being made…

 

Myanmar to introduce mandatory biometric data collection for massive national database

The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Myanmar has come up with a strategy to create a national database of…

 

Ukraine to launch digital ID as Malaysia reveals open source approach to national biometric system

The Cabinet of Ukraine has launched a pilot project as it seeks to stand up a national digital ID system…

 

UIDAI earning over $1M per month for Aadhaar biometric authentication and eKYC

Aadhaar authentication and eKYC services have generated Rs 270 million (nearly US$3.8 million) for the Unique Identification Authority of India…

 

National digital ID system in Brazil delayed by lack of deal for biometric database access

The new national digital ID plan under which Brazil was to begin issuing credentials this month has been delayed, Bnamericas…

 

UK politician proposes new biometric entry and exit system to prevent threats from EU

The limited data UK’s Border Force has on people travelling to the UK from the European Union with a biometric…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: crime and its prevention, Red Cross blockchain

The theme this week shifts to crime. Biometrics are being used in a new national sex offenders register for Nigeria,…

 

Idemia to supply biometric ID cards to Morocco for online services and transactions

The new biometric national ID smartcard for Morocco will be supplied by Idemia, which announced the deal to supply the…

 

Goode Intelligence trend report predicts distribution of 3 billion digital identities by 2025

Goode Intelligence expects more than three billion digital identities to be distributed by 2025, according to ‘The Digital Identity Report…

 

Biometrics benefits push Aadhaar to 92 percent satisfaction rate but exclusion problems remain

Ten years after its launch, Aadhaar identification is held by 95 percent of people in India, and 92 percent of…

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