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News, interviews and editorials in regards to government contracts of biometric systems and national deployments.

On January 15 the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform is holding its third hearing focused on biometric facial…

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New deals in financial services, government sectors brings in $1.2M for ImageWare Systems

ImageWare Systems has started 2020 with more than $1.2 million in revenue due to partnerships signed with credit unions and…

 

Australia introduces digital driver’s license copy solution to confirm identity

The Government of New South Wales has reported a whopping 1 million, and counting, digital driver’s license downloads, which will…

 

Scottish Justice Secretary trusts independent biometrics commissioner will gain public trust in data use

Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has made the commitment that the long-awaited biometrics commissioner will make the public more confident…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Ghana demonstrations, Tanzania SIM registration deadline

Biometrics are at the core of an issue leading opposition parties in Ghana to call for demonstrations and mass picketing…

 

Valid introduces REAL ID driver’s license standards for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

Valid has introduced REAL ID driver’s license and identification card solutions for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to…

 

Comparitech report shows 17 countries collecting biometric data for SIM card registration

With more than 5.1 billion global mobile phone users accounting for some 70 percent of the world’s population, a number…

 

Thales uses Gemalto tech to deliver digital license solution in Australia

Thales has partnered with Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads and local Queensland SMEs, Code Heroes and Aliva, to…

 

Malaysia plans release for final report on National ID by June 30

Last summer, Malaysia’s Ministry of Communications and Multimedia announced it was introducing a national biometric digital identification platform (National Digital…

 

Biometrics in Africa: digital ID for humanitarian responses in Ethiopia and registration priorities in Nigeria

The use of biometrics by electoral commissions is once again at the fore in digital ID news in Africa. The…

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