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Simprints is a UK-based nonprofit technology company building and deploying biometric identification solutions to radically increase transparency and effectiveness in global development, making sure every vaccine, every dollar, every public good reaches the people who need them most.

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Ghana to trial biometric solution from Simprints for vaccine delivery program

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced plans to use Simprints’ award-winning vaccine management biometric solution to identity citizens within…

Mar 1, 2021

Infant biometrics nearing practicality for birth registration, but technical and legal challenges remain

Significant progress is being made towards the capability of including biometrics with birth registration records, but significant concerns persist, the…

Feb 25, 2021

Element, Ping Identity, Next Biometrics, HID announce new executives, Simprints recruiting

Several biometrics and digital identity technology providers have announced appointments to strategic roles in their respective organizations, as Simprints scouts…

Feb 8, 2021

Biometrics interoperability, digital ID trust, gender, to be discussed in upcoming events

A series of events on digital identity and biometrics technology has been lined up to address several common issues and…

Dec 18, 2020

More help wanted as leaders appointed to deliver biometrics, AR, health screening

Iris ID has appointed Kurt Wherley to be its Director of Sales for Workforce Management, to lead sales of the…

Nov 25, 2020

More education needed for biometrics ethics in humanitarian context: Simprints webinar panel

The ethics of using biometrics in development and humanitarian projects can be difficult and confusing with important concepts that seem…

Nov 23, 2020

Upcoming biometrics events and webinars explore development, contactless ID, inclusion

The next few weeks are packed with online events, webinars and conferences all in the field of contactless biometrics, digital…

Oct 14, 2020

Simprints awarded for biometric ID technology to secure healthcare and vaccine delivery

Simprints has been recognized for its work delivering biometric technology to create and leverage digital identity for healthcare by multiple organizations,…

Oct 5, 2020

Simprints biometric vaccine management solution among winners of MIT healthcare challenge

A biometric system for vaccine delivery entered by Simprints Technology is among the winners of MIT Solve’s Health Security &…

Jul 20, 2020

SecuGen biometric fingerprint module integrated in Simprints’ Vero 2.0 scanner

SecuGen announced today that its biometric fingerprint module is integrated in Simprints’ Vero 2.0 scanner which was released earlier this…

Jun 19, 2020

Biometrics companies top award lists for innovation, accessibility and inclusion

A number of organizations from around the world have recognized biometrics providers for their contributions to a number of social…

Apr 8, 2020

Biometrics could help identify those with antibodies and needing vaccines as coronavirus lockdowns lift

Biometric identification could provide an invaluable tool for countries lifting coronavirus lockdowns, and in ensuring an eventual vaccine reaches vulnerable…

Apr 5, 2020

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: BIO-key, Yoti, Simprints, iiDENTIFii and Innovatrics

The coronavirus pandemic is also an opportunity for digital technology, according to the CEO of social enterprise Simprints. Elsewhere, the…

Feb 13, 2020

Simprints to provide biometric tech and expertise to Bangladesh government for newborn healthcare

Simprints and the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), under which the…

Dec 17, 2019

Simprints creates Chief Delivery Officer role to scale biometrics for development

Simprints is looking to bring an executive on board to fill the new role of Chief Delivery Officer for the…

Jun 6, 2019

NEC and Simprints join forces with Gavi to extend vaccination coverage with biometrics

In an effort to deploy a scalable child fingerprint identification solution they say will be the world’s first, NEC, Simprints,…

May 10, 2019

Simprints wins World Bank ID4D Mission Billion Challenge with toolkit for registration consent

Simprints has won the World Bank’s ‘Mission Billion Challenge’ with an open source toolkit for enabling meaningful informed consent with…

Apr 26, 2019

How many billions are the last billion’s biometrics worth?

Earlier in the maturation of biometrics as a digital technology and an industry, providing identification in the developing world was…

Dec 12, 2018

Algorithmic Justice League calls on facial recognition companies to pledge ethics

The Algorithmic Justice League has launched a campaign calling for facial recognition software companies to pledge to a standard of…

Apr 25, 2018

Identity for digital health services in the spotlight at ID4Africa 2018

A special three-session symposium on “eHealth” or “DigiHealth” was among the highlights of the second day of ID4Africa 2018, with…

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