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Aadhaar biometric services expand to ‘mobile ATMs’ as credentials could be unified

The digital census being undertaken for India’s National Population Registry (NPR), which link residents biometric and biographic details, could potentially…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for housing, anti-terrorism

It has been two steps forward and possibly two steps back again for digital ID in Africa this week. While…

 

China launches ID platform for foreigners to cross borders and access services

China’s National Immigration Administration has announced the development of an identity verification platform for entering and exiting the country, which…

 

Victoria to upload images to federal Australian facial recognition system

The government of the Australian state of Victoria will soon upload driver’s license photographs to the National Driver Licence Facial…

 

Dermalog biometrics revamp systems in Philippines and Thailand

Dermalog has finalized plans to develop digital infrastructure to support biometric identity verification for the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in…

 

Authentication with Aadhaar biometrics or in person to be mandatory for GST refunds

India’s GST (Goods and Services Tax) Network has declared all new dealers must perform mandatory Aadhaar biometric authentication or physical…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: International Identity Day, biometric electoral rolls on display in Ghana

The International Identity Day concept which was born of the ID4Africa movement gains significant ground as Nigeria becomes the first…

 

AI concerns prompt deepfake challenge, civil society criticism, and new DoD ethicist position

Issues in algorithmic trust and artificial intelligence ethics are motivating action by a number of institutions and businesses around the…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Nigeria’s expanding biometric web, pros and cons of national ID

Developments this week highlight the divide between African nations in terms of the level of maturity of their digital ID…

 

Nigeria to receive $433M from World Bank for biometric national ID registration

The World Bank is pouring $433 million (N1.5 trillion) in support into the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) of Nigeria’s…

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