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New U.S. travel restrictions on six nations cite ID authenticity, vetting problems

In a background briefing just hours before President Donald Trump issued a proclamation imposing new travel restrictions on six countries…

 

Facial recognition datasets and controversies drive biometrics and digital ID news of the week

Facial recognition and controversy around the technology were the theme common to most of the past week’s top stories on…

 

Credit card, retail and tech giants, and government ID projects top biometrics news of the week

Biometric projects involving credit card companies, retail and tech giants made up several of the week’s top headlines in the…

 

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…

 

Growth prospects for aviation and automotive biometrics top digital ID stories of the week

Growth in and trade show announcements around a wide range of biometric applications topped the week’s news, with rapid adoption…

 

Comparitech report shows 17 countries collecting biometric data for SIM card registration

With more than 5.1 billion global mobile phone users accounting for some 70 percent of the world’s population, a number…

 

Biometrics in Africa: digital ID for humanitarian responses in Ethiopia and registration priorities in Nigeria

The use of biometrics by electoral commissions is once again at the fore in digital ID news in Africa. The…

 

Digital ID and biometrics in Africa: SIM blocks, biometric electoral roll disputes and an eKYC first for Libya

As 2019 draws to a close, Tanzania reaches – and pushes back – its December 31 biometric SIM registration after…

 

2019: a critical year for biometrics and digital ID in the Global South

While Europe and the U.S. have seen steady progress with incremental improvements and plenty of new regulation alongside the growing…

 

Ghana Electoral Commission proposes facial biometrics as part of voter register changes

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is changing the biometric voter registration process for the 2020 elections, adding facial recognition…

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