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SuperCom wins $1M e-Gov contract from national government customer

SuperCom has won a nearly $1 million contract with a national government customer for its e-Gov division, with a possibility…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: politics, ecommerce, Covid-19 biometric capture bans

Covid-19 continues to impact biometric systems across Africa. After initial reports in previous weeks of systems being suspended to reduce…

 

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…

 

Biometric passports, digital ID initiatives in Africa and contactless tech top this week’s biometrics news

The spread of biometrics systems in Africa in the public and private sector, in particular in Nigeria, topped the stories…

 

ICAO publishes Master List of digital certificates for biometric passport authentication

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has issued an online “Master List” of biometric passport authentication certificates to strengthen border…

 

UAE, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Western Balkans in passport and border biometrics news

The Federal Customs Authority (FCA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is launching a Smart Mobile Passenger Inspection Unit which…

 

Biometric ID documents available in Ukraine, coming to Kyrgyzstan next year

On February 5, Ukraine started issuing biometric ID cards with a Qualified Electronic Signature (QES), which citizens can use to…

 

New U.S. travel restrictions on six nations cite ID authenticity, vetting problems

In a background briefing just hours before President Donald Trump issued a proclamation imposing new travel restrictions on six countries…

 

Biometric passports planned for Jamaica and Bangladesh, new eID for Fiji and Romania

Fiji’s National Identification Card will be linked to electronic passports to create a new ID system that will share important…

 

UK’s planned border control policy big on biometrics

The UK’s Conservative government is focusing efforts on introducing biometrics-based border control policy, writes Science Direct. The system would be…

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