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Biometric Update offers exclusive features and executive interviews along with forward-looking, systematic data about the global biometrics market. Interviews provide perspectives from companies in the industry, their partners, analysts and other stakeholders in the ecosystem, individually or as part of in-depth features. Read our exclusive ID4Africa coverage.

 

MOSIP ready for next phase after building up digital ID ecosystem

The Modular Open-Source Identity Platform has made a major impact on the digital ID systems of countries in Asia and…

 

US, UK and ASEAN debating how to regulate AI

Governments, civil society and businesses are all attempting to steer the development of artificial intelligence. The Ada Lovelace Institute wants…

 

E-scooter fatality shows gap in remote ID check process for age restrictions

The unfortunate death of a 12-year old boy in England has highlighted the difficulties with enforcing age restrictions using remote…

 

How Clearview developed its method for fast search on an above-billion scale database

Databases used in facial recognition are growing to previously-unseen scale, which for Clearview AI created a need to develop a…

 

Cameroon launches video surveillance with live facial recognition in largest city

An Annex facility of the National Command and Control Centre for Video Surveillance has gone operational in Douala in a…

 

Africa’s data protection action pushing digital ID forward

Major gains in digital identity policy and the related regulation of data privacy in many African countries provide practical lessons…

 

From Central Asia to the world: Digitalization drive pushes new biometric startups

Nestled between large countries such as India, China and Russia, Central Asia has long suffered from poor connections — both…

 

Gabon hopes to deliver on its lingering national ID card promise this year

This December could usher in good tidings for citizens of the central African nation of Gabon who have gone for…

 

One-click KYC without an ID document upload? Startup AiPrise says its coming

KYC providers regularly claim the ability to onboard people from all over the world. Whether for financial inclusion or just…

 

How will Europe make the EUDI secure: Cryptomathic weighs in

By the end of 2023, European countries have promised to offer their citizens the European Digital Identity Wallet (EUDI), an…

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