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Biometrics and digital ID in Africa: GenKey in Niger, Securiport in CAR, new reseller partner for Daon in SA

Heading into a new decade there’s a clear theme in Africa’s digital ID sphere: looming deadlines. First up is Tanzania’s…

 

I-Remit integrates Jumio biometric technology for AML, KYC compliance

Filipino-owned non-bank remittance service provider I-Remit has integrated Jumio’s biometric-based identity verification and authentication technology to improve digital onboarding and…

 

Yoti adds encryption partners for distributed government services and email security products

Yoti has announced a pair of partnerships to provide solutions combining its biometric technology with encryption systems, integrating its biometric…

 

WTTC and Sita encourage collaboration for unified biometric travel as systems expand

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) wants to bring the sector together to develop a single biometric identifier for…

 

ID4D initiatives and TSA trials top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

For the second consecutive week, Nigeria and airport biometrics made headlines on Biometric Update, though for different reasons. Several of…

 

WTTC salutes ICAO efforts on biometrics and urges fast implementation

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has saluted the work of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on digital…

 

Accenture confirms Canada–Netherlands biometric Known Traveler program about to launch

Multinational accounting firm Accenture will soon launch the biometrics and blockchain-based “Known Traveler Digital Identity” service, after signing a formal…

 

Microsoft has turned down California agency and foreign government contracts for facial biometrics

A California law enforcement agency was denied the use of Microsoft biometric facial recognition technology in car and body cameras…

 

New facial biometric bias study from Buolamwini fans flames of controversy

Significant improvements have been made recently in the poor accuracy of facial recognition algorithms for recognizing women with darker skin,…

 

Distilled Identity and Emerge developing biometric self-sovereign identity system for refugees

Distilled Identity and Emerge have partnered to collaborate on the development of the biometric identity profile layer of an Identity…

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