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Digital ID boosted by global organizations and biometrics providers, proposed legislation

Biometrics in support of digital ID, and the growing momentum towards digital credentials in general made up the main theme…

 

Iraq draws closer to biometrics-backed elections in 2021 with 16M voter cards issued

Biometric cards which will be required to vote in Iraq’s upcoming elections have been distributed to 13 million eligible voters,…

 

Mastercard admits mobile and biometric fintechs to Start Path accelerator

Mastercard has revealed ten startups that will join its Start Path program to develop innovative solutions related to financial inclusion,…

 

Nigerian digital ID initiative for people with disabilities wins Mission Billion Challenge

Finalists of Mission Billion Challenge 2020, a World Bank-sponsored initiative that seeks to ensure inclusivity of digital identity systems for…

 

Global biometrics market forecast to surpass $82B by 2027 despite pandemic

The global biometrics market is forecast to reach $82.8 billion by 2027, growing at a 19.3 percent CAGR from an…

 

Huduma Namba digital ID cards to go into production as 2022 election issues raised

After a mass registration exercise to capture the nation’s biometrics for the ambitious Huduma Namba unique identifier number, the program…

 

Biometrics innovation and investment on the rise, government digital ID drive continues

Innovations in biometric technology and government digital ID are the twin themes of the week’s top biometrics news. A new…

 

Biometric projects to fight fraud and corruption in Africa need to avoid the same traps

Allegations against Semlex in Africa continue to mount as a new exposé of the Belgian firm’s dealings comes to light, this…

 

Biometrics collection from refugees and vulnerable people questioned by analysts

The use of biometrics and digital identity systems in the humanitarian sector remains highly problematic, viewed through a data justice…

 

South African institute warns against biometrics outstripping laws as SIA launches ethical principles

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) in Pretoria, South Africa writes that in their rush to deploy facial recognition and…

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