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CBP biometric facial comparison boosts fast, secure processing at US border entries

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding use of its biometric facial comparison Simplified Arrival screening process. While…

 

Augentic posts impressive 2020 financial record amid pandemic, forecasts more earnings

Augentic says it recorded a strong market performance in 2020 despite the shocks on the global economy orchestrated by the…

 

Digital ID not increasing inclusivity as advertised, civil society groups argue

A variety of factors prevent the inclusivity promise of digital ID systems in Sub-Saharan Africa from being fulfilled, and governments…

 

EU border control aid and connections to biometrics contractors alarm Privacy International

A relatively low-profile biometrics provider is receiving funds supplied as aid by the EU to help build ‘mass biometric systems’…

 

Informal agreement on restricting exports of biometric surveillance technology reached by EU

The European Union has reached an agreement on limiting exports of facial recognition and other technology that can be used…

 

Smartmatic wins Uganda biometric voter registration kit contract with $22.4M bid

After last week’s special report on Nigeria and Ghana, we cast our biometrics news net across the African continent again…

 

Idemia biometrics secures Africa’s largest welfare transfer system as Nigeria unites identity-handling agencies

Potentially big developments in biometrics this week in Nigeria as the agency managing Africa’s largest national identity program is moved…

 

Smart Engines delivers OCR for biometric age checks, Novomatic adds ID reader to casino system

UK-based age verification platform VerifyMyAge has chosen Smart Engines’ document capture system with computer vision to confirm the age of…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: coronavirus fallout, startup funding, Ghana electoral register

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, some African institutions are reacting by suspending fingerprint-based biometric access and attendance systems in the…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: crime and its prevention, Red Cross blockchain

The theme this week shifts to crime. Biometrics are being used in a new national sex offenders register for Nigeria,…

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