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Biometric national ID card projects advance in Nepal and Croatia

A bid notice for printing and supplying Nepal’s new biometric national identity cards will be issued within three months, The…

 

Indian state urged to unlock biometrics of millions to allow Aadhaar enrollment

A coordinator with India’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) is urging the government of the state of Assam to unlock…

 

Biometric registration for Kenya’s universal health coverage scheme underway

A process to capture the biometric data of an initial number of one million poor Kenyan citizens within the framework…

 

EyeLock biometric software suite adds format for US federal government ID credentials

EyeLock has added a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential format used primarily by the U.S. Federal Government for access to federal…

 

Most Canadians want digital identity for online government services, DIACC plans its role

Digital versions of ID documents like driver’s licenses and health cards are considered convenient 10 percent more by Canadians than…

 

If you’re going to reject biometric IDs, at least clean up verification — UK consultant

Having dissected the highs and lows of the UK’s various digital ID programs in a report, a British think tank…

 

All visitors to US to submit biometrics before visa application under White House draft plan

The U.S. Government’s executive branch is planning to build a massive database of biometrics from applicants for visas to enter…

 

Investigations identify the extent – and limitations – of Semlex’s political networks in Africa

The new offices for Semlex Côte d’Ivoire in the Cocody district of the commercial capital Abidjan Scrutiny of biometric credentials…

 

Biometrics put to work to reduce cost and fraud in Nigerian education system

As Nigeria continuous its digital transformation drive, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it is pursuing its efforts to…

 

Australia calls for bids on biometric platform for passenger declarations, visas

Australia’s Home Affairs Department has launched a call to tender for the installation of a biometric technology system that will…

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