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Digital identity systems backed by biometrics are proving powerful means for bringing social assistance to millions across the world, but…

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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…

 

ID4Africa welcomes two more UN agencies to advisory board

Representatives of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) are joining the Advisory Board of…

 

Aratek targets broad range of uses with new mobile biometric terminals

Aratek has recently increased its focus on delivering biometric capabilities in remote locations, including with the launch of its new…

 

Everest brings distributed approach to biometric ID4D

Extending legal identity to the billion people without it by 2030 to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16:9…

 

Potential breakthrough in infant biometrics heads for trial in Kenya after ID4Africa appeal

Infants born to mothers with HIV have between a 15 and 45 percent chance of contracting the virus if they…

 

Identity industry lessons from the 2018 ID4Africa survey

Every year ID4Africa conducts an extensive survey of professionals at African identity authorities about topics such as priorities and challenges,…

 

Tanzania leverages increased knowledge and skill to move toward universal biometric identity

Tanzania hosted the inaugural meeting of the ID4Africa movement in 2015. Much has changed since then in the identity ecosystem…

 

Long term guidance key to leveraging technology for financial inclusion in Africa

One of the informational sessions at ID4Africa 2018 explored how robust and affordable identity schemes can function as key enablers…

 

Making digital ID a tool for inclusion in Cameroon elections

Voter registrations are an important challenge for national identity systems, demanding accuracy, completeness, and verifiability to provide the assurance necessary…

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