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Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric pay delays and World Bank support

Biometrics systems have moved far beyond centralized government schemes across Africa. This week we see the ramifications of smaller, localized…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Biometric ghost-busting, marbles and a digital census

Even more aspects of life will soon involve digital identification, especially for Ghanaians as the country prepares for its first…

 

DPS rolls out encrypted photo service in Ireland for online biometric passport renewals

Biometric photo ID company DPS has rolled out an encrypted photo ID technology across Ireland in partnership with the Irish…

 

Tanzania selects HID Global to deploy electronic visa and permit service

The government of Tanzania has selected HID Global’s citizen ID solutions to add electronic visa and permit capabilities to its…

 

Belarus to begin issuing biometric passports next January

Alyaksei Byahun, head of the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Belarus Ministry of Internal Affairs, recently confirmed that on…

 

Biometric passport market predicted to increase by 18 percent this year

The number of ePassports with integrated biometric technology will grow by 18 percent in 2019, according to a new report…

 

German police donate Regula document readers to Montenegro border officers

Regula announced that the German police have donated five new Regula 7308 mobile document readers to their Montenegrin colleagues, Vijesti…

 

Angola introducing biometric passports

The director of Angola’s Foreigners Migration Service (SME) revealed last week that the Angolan government plans to start issuing passports…

 

Eurotunnel deploying biometric border technology developed by IN Groupe

Eurotunnel and IN Groupe, formerly Imprimerie Nationale, have signed a partnership agreement to deploy facial recognition technology at Eurotunnel’s terminals,…

 

Vietnamese government unveils draft bill for biometric passports

Vietnam will roll out biometric e-passports by 2020 to make border crossing more convenient and secure, according to a draft…

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