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Australia’s digital ID system passes $200M in costs as fee system considered

Australia’s GovPass scheme has exceeded $200 million in costs so far, as the government attempts to monetize the national digital…

 

Sri Lanka and Croatia each working towards biometric digital ID cards launch, Indonesia weighs benefits options

Sri Lanka is planning to launch a biometrics-backed Digital Identity Card to support digital access to a range of government…

 

Bitventure, VerifyMe, CompuLynx offer new digital ID and biometrics solutions to African market

Reporting by Reuters reveals how not only is the DRC not renewing its biometric passport contract with Semlex in June,…

 

Privacy policymaking might as well be in quarantine

If COVID-19 deaths have not prompted a unified approach to infection control in the United States, it might be foolhardy…

 

Voice biometrics award and upgrade announced as Australian service grows in popularity

Speech Technology Center’s speech recognition technology has been globally recognized at the international CHiME Speech Separation and Recognition Challenge (CHiME-6)…

 

Dermalog biometrics support Philippines drivers’ portal as government digital identity systems evolve

The new portal of the Philippines’ Land Transfer Office supported by biometrics from Dermalog has been launched to allow people to…

 

New National Bank of Ukraine UAPassportReader mobile app scans document biometrics

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) announced it has released a mobile application for reading information from biometric government credentials…

 

Biometrics support financial services efficiency in Malawi, Nigeria and Ghana as UNHCR ramps up in Niger

The biometrics business continues as normal in parts of Africa. A new ePassport agency opens in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, despite…

 

Aadhaar biometrics not required for government aid but coming available for securities eKYC checks

Biometrics will not be required for government aid disbursement in Telangana, after the Indian state’s high court ruled that thousands…

 

Gov.UK Verify processes over 10k new digital ID accounts per day amid COVID-19

Government service Gov.UK Verify grew in popularity during the COVID-19 crisis, reads a blog post from the GDS Digital Identity…

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