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Government investments in digital identity and biometrics programs progress around the world

Progress and plans for national digital identity systems and biometric e-government solutions have been announced around the world, including a…

 

Biometric liveness detection planned in Australia, facial recognition in Macau for online government services

The Australia Taxation Office (ATO) has re-launched a tender for biometric anti-spoofing software for the government myGovID digital identity app….

 

Acesso Digital raises $108M, Daltrey announces funding to scale biometric security business

Brazilian digital identity authentication provider Acesso Digital has raised 580 million reals (US$108 million) in a Series B funding round to…

 

Australian statehouse talks expanding power of digital driver license

Digital driver licenses appear to be a hit, at least in Australia’s state of New South Wales. A test program…

 

Digital ID moving forward in Barbados as UK, Australia and Sri Lanka consider next steps

Digital identity, usually backed by biometrics, is currently a hot topic in several countries around the world. Governments in Australia…

 

Compendium of biometric case studies with a focus on laws published

A research institute housed out of New York University that focuses on the social implications of AI has published a…

 

Biometric banking services introduced for Pakistan expats, Ukraine payments, and crypto traders

A remote biometric registration and onboarding process is being introduced to allow Pakistani citizens overseas to directly open bank accounts…

 

Government digital ID programs launched in UK, coming to New Zealand and worth waiting for in Australia

A new stand-alone version of a Document Checking Service is being piloted by the UK’s Government Digital Service to verify…

 

Lack of digital identity policy progress, errors spark frustration in UK, Australia

UK tech sector representative TechUK has sent an urgent request to DCMS secretary of state Oliver Dowden, drawing attention to…

 

Facial biometrics could help stop or convict some serial killers: researchers

In a development as grim as any aspect of biometrics, researchers believe they have found a way to potentially link…

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