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3 East Asian countries expand biometric border systems

Myanmar junta’s new smart card is trapping migrant workers inside the country and fueling a black market. Indonesia and Malaysia…

 

Asian banks deploy biometrics and digital ID for security, additional services

As digital identity gains prominence in a financial industry beset by fraud, nations in Asia are enabling banks to lead…

 

Huawei accelerates global digital transformation with digital ID, ICT and 5G projects

In recent years, global telecommunications provider Huawei Technologies has significantly ramped up its involvement in infrastructure projects aimed at supporting…

 

Digital transformation well underway in Thailand with launch of wallet scheme

Thailand is beginning the implementation of its digital wallet program, as the government makes further commitments on a national AI…

 

South Korea’s Hancom invests, gets Facephi biometrics APAC distribution deal

An investment agreement between Facephi and South Korea-based software company Hancom gives the latter exclusive licensing rights to Facephi’s biometric…

 

Next Biometrics gains momentum in Asia with volume fingerprint sensor order

Next Biometrics has announced a new volume order for its FAP20 fingerprint sensors worth NOK 6.6 million (US$600,000), to supply…

 

Worldcoin tours Asia, partners for crypto off-ramping capabilities

Members of the Tools for Humanity product development team toured Asia to gather feedback before World ID verification expands throughout…

 

Lordsystem sets out to conquer mobile passports and streamline tax-free shopping

All hail Lordsystem, a South Korean startup carving out significant territory for itself in the mobile passport and biometric travel…

 

Vietnam considers chip-based ID cards for children under six, no biometrics required

Chip-based citizen ID card issued by the Vietnam Ministry of Public Security Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security has proposed issuing…

 

In Asia, ambitious digital ID targets accompany digitization

Digital transformation and the adoption of digital ID frameworks continues to surge in Asia, where governments are ramping up registration…

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