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Augentic wins biometric passport contract for Cameroon, Fiji issuance appears successful

Cameroon has selected partners Augentic and Portuguese State Printer Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda (INCM) to supply biometric passports and support issuance…

 

Thales wins contract for Swedish biometric travel and identity documents

Thales announced its subsidiary AB Svenska Pass has been awarded the contract to manufacture around 12 million biometric identity documents…

 

Biometric ID documents rolling out in Ecuador and Belgium to meet identity verification standards

New biometric government ID documents are being launched in Ecuador with the introduction of new passports, and in Belgium with…

 

Biometric passport data may facilitate remote voters’ registration in Philippines

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the Philippines is considering using biometrics to adopt a “no personal appearance” policy for…

 

Biometric projects to fight fraud and corruption in Africa need to avoid the same traps

Allegations against Semlex in Africa continue to mount as a new exposé of the Belgian firm’s dealings comes to light, this…

 

Biometric documents and mobile verification market matures with next-generation technologies

Biometric identity documents and mobile digital ID were main themes of the week’s top biometrics news, with a new capability…

 

Advanced biometric border systems could secure U.S.-Canada border, deployed in Dominica, Iran

Investments in smart biometric border systems are underway in Dominica and Iran and under consideration in Canada and the U.S….

 

Biometric passports made an election promise by Ghana’s incumbent party

Ghana could be getting biometric passports soon, as the incumbent New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) 2020 policy platform includes a plan…

 

Jumio releases SDK for biometric passport authentication with new NFC feature

Traditional plastic identity documents can easily be falsified but biometric technology is increasingly adopted by governments to ensure document security…

 

New Zealand renews airport facial biometrics contract with NEC and partner for $20M

New Zealand has renewed a contract for facial recognition services to check biometric passport photos with NEC and partner DXC…

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