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Turing Institute on Trustworthy Digital Identity: is the medium overshadowing the message?

The Alan Turing Institute’s inaugural conference on trustworthy digital identity explored the risks to vulnerable populations faced with digital identity…

 

Global biometric surveillance developments draw regional concerns

Biometric surveillance is facing resistance globally. It is doubtless less successful than opponents would like but the resistance cannot be…

 

Face biometrics draws millions in investment, plus consideration, explanation and criticism

Facial recognition is the common theme of the most widely-read stories on Biometric Update this week, as the technology is…

 

Economic developers donate to speed voice biometrics project for African tongues

Bill Gates’ philanthropic foundation and two international development groups are making a modest investment in efforts to expand the languages…

 

Free GSMA service widens voice biometrics availability for customer authentication

Telecom industry organization GSMA is developing a multimodal solution to address the challenge of biometric authentication in low tech environments…

 

Smartmatic wins Albania biometric voter registration contract with lone bid

Smartmatic will implement biometric identification technology in Albania’s April elections this year via a US$20 million contract with the Central…

 

Explosive digital ID growth and further potential draws scrutiny of ethics and market

Increasing the availability of digital identity around the world was a priority before the pandemic, and with immunity passports and…

 

Digital ID registration – an influential opportunity for mobile network operators

African governments may want to exploit the business assets of mobile network operators and knowhow in registering users and handling…

 

Global biometric data collection and surveillance grow despite lack of regulations

Research firm Comparitech has released the results of its latest study on global biometrics gathering and handling. It ranks 96…

 

Progress on government biometrics programs for elections, forensics and borders mixed

From elections to pandemic aid, and from police forensics to border control, government biometric and digital ID programs are the…

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