ID for All

UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 calls for legal identity for all by 2030. Read Biometric Update news and in-depth features about digital identity projects in developing countries.

 

Veridos building new identity document factory in Iraq

Veridos, a joint venture of Giesecke+Devrient and state-owned Bundesdruckerei, is working with the Iraqi Ministry of Interior to build a…

 

European Biometrics Association launches new strategic plan to build on early success

The European Biometrics Association (EAB) is launching a new strategic plan at its annual Research Projects Conference to continue its…

 

UC San Diego researchers unveil non-touch optical technology for infant fingerprinting

University of California San Diego researchers have unveiled their non-touch optical capture device for newborn fingerprinting, which they say can…

 

Coalition supporting September 16 as International Identity Day reaches 40 groups

The push for September 16 to be recognized as International Identity Day is continuing to gain momentum with 40 stakeholder…

 

UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams joins ID4Africa Board

ID4Africa has officially announced the addition of UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams to its…

 

Yoti blogs about last mile delivery challenges of digital identity in developing regions

Biometrics are generally seen as a good way to avoid fraud and easily verify identity in South East Asia, and…

 

ID4Africa annual report highlights major steps forward and continuing challenges

The launch of an Open Source API by the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) could significantly assist in the harmonization of…

 

Veridos awarded 12-year, €340M Bangladesh ePassport contract

Veridos, a joint venture of Giesecke+Devrient and state-owned Bundesdruckerei, has been commissioned with the supply, installation, and implementation of next…

 

European Association for Biometrics and Secure Identity Alliance join International Identity Day campaign

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) have joined the campaign initiated by ID4Africa and…

 

SmilePass to provide facial recognition in support of Nigerian state health insurance program

The government of Kwara State in Nigeria has partnered with SmilePass to launch a Universal Health Insurance Program which will…

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