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Tanzania hosted the inaugural meeting of the ID4Africa movement in 2015. Much has changed since then in the identity ecosystem…

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UK Parliamentary Committee blasts Home Office over biometrics database, strategy delay

The UK Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee has slammed the approach of the Home Office to retaining images for facial…

 

Agreement signed for production of biometric identity documents in Belarus

X Infotech and Emperor Technology won the tender to supply the Republic of Belarus with the hardware and software needed…

 

Philippines legislature approves new biometric national ID

A law setting up a new biometric national ID system has been approved in both chambers of the Philippines’ legislature,…

 

Australian facial recognition system could place well in NIST tests, official says

Australia’s Department of Home Affairs is using multiple algorithms to train its facial recognition systems, and believes those algorithms are…

 

Social grants now delivered with biometric identity verification in South Africa

Magix Africa, DataProof and Fides Cloud Technologies are performing biometric identity verification and data management for the South African Post…

 

Price tag for Norway’s national ID cards balloons to €73 million

New figures in the government’s national budget estimate the cost of providing new national ID cards to the residents of…

 

Implementation of CloudWalk facial recognition technology in Zimbabwe progressing in stages

Details are emerging about the recently signed strategic cooperation agreement between CloudWalk Technology Co. and the government of Zimbabwe to…

 

Nigeria to register biometrics at border under plan to curb conflict between farmers and herdsmen

Nigeria’s Minister of the Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau has announced the launch of a project to biometrically register entrants into the…

 

Sciometrics presents fully automated latent fingerprint matching at Innovators’ Showcase

Sciometrics has presented its Lights-out Latent fingerprint matching technology to U.S. government personnel at the Innovators’ Showcase in McLean, Virginia….

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