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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.

 

Mobile app downloads driver’s licenses to smartphones, uses selfies for security

Biometrics company Morphotrust USA is rolling out an app that enables users to upload their driver’s license onto their smartphones,…

 

Indian government conducts ongoing analysis of biometric identity database

India’s Minister of State for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh provided Rajya Sabha (Council of States) with new data regarding India’s…

 

Texas Senate committee passes fingerprint restriction bill

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee passed a bill that would prevent the Department of Public Safety from acquiring all 10…

 

Iran VP calls on ICT Ministry to study electronic ID program

Iran first vice president Eshaq Jahangiri has called on the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) to research the…

 

Afghanistan government continues to see delays for biometric identification card

The introduction of biometric identification cards could prevent voter fraud in Afghanistan’s elections and ultimately make it a more fair…

 

State Senator wants New Mexico to consider biometrics to curb voter fraud

New Mexico State Senator and Minority Whip Bill Payne requested the secretary of state to consider implementing biometric measures, such…

 

SNEDAI partners with Zetes for biometric ID card registration and production

The Ivory Coast’s SNEDAI, the national company for the issuing of administrative identification documents, has partnered with Zetes to collect…

 

BluStor running Indiegogo campaign for its CyberGate solution

BluStor has launched an Indiegogo campaign to promote its CyberGate product. Finis Conner, the firm’s founder and CEO describes CyberGate…

 

UN labor organization considers biometric ID for seafarers

Employers, trades unions and government met this week at the International Labor Organization in Geneva, where they discussed how implementing…

 

UIDAI devises method to recover lost Aadhaar numbers

The Unique Identification Authority of India, which oversees the country’s unique identity project, Aadhaar, has come up with a way…

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