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.

 

Maharashtra fair-price shops to introduce biometric identification checks to curb bootlegging

The state government of Maharashtra, India is set to implement the Aadhaar ID card biometric identification system at fair-price shops…

 

UNHCR, Accenture provide global biometric identity management system to help refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is working with Accenture to deliver a biometric technology system for registering…

 

Cairo International Airport installs epassport gates

The Egyptian government recently installed epassport gates at terminal three in Cairo International Airport, according to a report by The…

 

ImageWare reports Q1 financial results, discusses biometric driver’s license program

ImageWare Systems, Inc. has issued financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, as well as confirmed the…

 

IOM deploys biometric verification project to help displaced people in Congo

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) recently began its biometric verification exercise of internally displaced people (IDPs) during food assistance…

 

ID360 forum to focus on economic matters related to identity, cybersecurity and personal information

The Center for Identity at The University of Texas announced it will host the fifth annual ID360: The Global Forum…

 

Massachusetts considers biometrics, fingerprinting to reduce fraud in public benefit programs

A new budget amendment passed by the House proposes that the Massachusetts State’s welfare office be required to study the…

 

Devices used to collect biometrics in Indian children’s homes experience technical glitches

The majority of biometric devices that were installed by India’s Ministry of Women and Child Development Department to maintain an…

 

India’s plan to track kids from birth using biometrics hits a roadblock

In a meeting last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on officials to ensure that all children below six…

 

Maharashtra government to initiate biometrics record-keeping in orphanages

The government of Maharashtra, India said it will collect biometric records of all residents of NGO and state-operated orphanages to…

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