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Reports weigh potential positive and negative social impacts of digital ID

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

 

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

Developing world identity systems lag behind those in the richest countries, and biometric systems to address the gap face technical…

 

Nigeria moves to implement biometric ECOWAS card with $41M MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Nigerian government’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Euphoria Press…

 

Glossary of ID4D terms

BiometricUpdate.com has developed a fully cross-referenced glossary of ID4D terms concerning digital identification systems used to improve development outcomes. Below…

 

History of digital identification in the developing world

The idea of providing identification to support economic and social development evolved out of sustainable development communities, and has early…

 

DERMALOG biometric devices to be used in Afghanistan’s presidential elections

An official of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Friday that the DERMALOG biometric devices used in last October’s parliamentary…

 

Integrated Biometrics lays out challenge and proposes solution for fingerprinting children

In order to accurately enroll and verify the fingerprints of children, scanners should have a curved surface area to compensate…

 

Smartmatic extends global footprint for election automation technology

Smartmatic has announced deals with several high-profile clients in different geographic markets among its highlights in 2018, extending its global…

 

International Identity Day surpasses 75 global partners as coalition-building enters third stage

International Identity Day has surpassed 75 partner organizations as it continues its initial outreach efforts to establish the project’s place…

 

BioRugged shows off new handheld multi-biometric Ruggbo 20

BioRugged has revealed the production version of its newest handheld fingerprint data collector, the Ruggbo 20, to meet a wide…

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