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Fingerprint payment cards, biometrics for autos and industry pandemic response top news this week

How a fingerprint biometrics provider will navigate the next phase of its business, new entrants into the market for identifying…

 

BIO-key to supply biometrics for ecommerce in $45M partnership with Nigerian government agency

BIO-key has partnered with a Nigerian government agency to build secure infrastructure with its biometric software and hardware to facilitate…

 

Zwipe to deliver biometric payments solutions to major Middle East and Africa smart card maker

Masria Digital Payments (MDP), one of the largest smart card manufacturers and digital payments providers in the Middle East and…

 

LumenVox, OneVault introduce advanced voice biometrics to African market

LumenVox has entered a partnership with OneVault to provide the African market with voice biometrics solutions for remote authentication, the…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: SIM cards reactivated, refugee privacy concerns and coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus on the continent sees more impact on biometric services. This week we have summarized the…

 

HSB Identification takes over Chad biometric electoral register contract from Idemia ahead of 2020 vote

Chad will hold national elections this year, and the country’s Commission électorale nationale indépendante (CENI) has selected HSB Identification to…

 

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…

 

BIO-key to provide biometric authentication platform to Nigerian telecom in $30M deal

BIO-key has announced its first major contract win in Africa since the launch of its new strategy for the continent,…

 

ID4Africa rescheduled for October 28 to 30 to ensure full inclusive participation

ID4Africa 2020 has been postponed to October 28 to 30, in order to ensure “a healthy, safe, and highly successful…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: increasing CCTV surveillance, new ID document contracts

Madagascar and Zimbabwe seem to be shifting toward far greater government surveillance with public CCTV networks, according to reports this…

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