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Canada, US officials see opportunity for digital ID after pandemic

Government officials in Canada and the United States gave their prognosis for how the Covid pandemic altered the direction of…

 

How digital identities could shape the future of humanitarian aid

By Fraser Edwards, CEO at cheqd and Sharanya Thakur, Project Manager at Gravity The current wars in Yemen, Palestine and…

 

Sri Lanka ready to launch biometrics registration for digital identity scheme

The capture of biometrics for the issuance of digital ID cards in Sri Lanka is likely to begin soon, according…

 

California turns to biometrics in the workplace. Law, regulations being debated

California legislators and regulators are stirring again. This time, they see problems with how employers are using biometric surveillance and…

 

Data centers stand out for biometric access control adoption amid flagging demand

Biometrics deployments for physical access control are on the decline post COVID-19, according to an IPVM report (subscription required and recommended),…

 

Signs of a COVID hangover in results as China lockdowns dampen biometrics boom

Company financials bring an update on the state of the biometrics and identity sectors with positive figures as GBG releases…

 

Panel recommends non-intrusive airport biometrics for India

Biometrics deployments in airports are continuing to expand, but so are concerns about the intrusiveness of checks on passengers. An…

 

Grants to investigate digital ID issues, COVID surveillance tech launched

The Africa-China Reporting Project (ACRP), in alliance with two of its partners (Paradigm Initiative and Omidyar Network), has unveiled a…

 

NEC, Hitachi biometrics planned for payments, hospitality check-in in Japan

NEC has partnered with Osaka Metro to bring face biometrics-powered payments to retail stores, starting with a pop-up shop it…

 

Vietnam launching digital health pass as Hawaii looks to repurpose screening investments

Well over two years into the global COVID-19 pandemic, digital health passes are still rolling out, even as authorities try…

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