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.

 

Smart Engines and Innovatrics expand document recognition and onboarding services in Eastern Europe

Citibank has chosen AI document recognition technology developed by Smart Engines to verify client documents in Russia, the company announced….

 

Bitventure, VerifyMe, CompuLynx offer new digital ID and biometrics solutions to African market

Reporting by Reuters reveals how not only is the DRC not renewing its biometric passport contract with Semlex in June,…

 

New National Bank of Ukraine UAPassportReader mobile app scans document biometrics

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) announced it has released a mobile application for reading information from biometric government credentials…

 

Biometrics support financial services efficiency in Malawi, Nigeria and Ghana as UNHCR ramps up in Niger

The biometrics business continues as normal in parts of Africa. A new ePassport agency opens in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, despite…

 

Signicat delivers onboarding for German digital identity card, IDnow joins EU standards taskforce

Signicat’s digital identity verification and authentication technology has been certified to be integrated with nPA, Germany’s new national digital identity…

 

Thales receives Frost & Sullivan award for tech innovation with Gemalto digital ID wallet

Frost & Sullivan has awarded Thales with the 2019 Global Company of the Year award for the Gemalto digital ID…

 

Signicat joins European taskforce to standardize digital identity proofing

Signicat’s Jon Ølnes has joined the European Telecommunications Standards Institute’s (ETSI) taskforce to work with five other experts on developing European standards…

 

Proof of life: The past, present, and future of identity

This is a guest post by Archit Lohokare, Chief Product Officer at Idaptive. The U.S. 2020 Census, according to its own…

 

Biometrics for charity in Nigeria, electoral audit demand in Malawi, WURI funding for West Africa

While in recent weeks the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic led to the disabling of biometric systems based on fears of spreading…

 

Yoti postpones 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship program

Yoti has for now suspended the launch of its 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship program, said Ken Banks, head of social…

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