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Frequent flyers in U.S. support facial recognition as airports around the world launch biometric trials

Three out of four frequent flyers in the U.S. favor the use of biometric facial recognition to identify both domestic…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Nigerian biometrics reach turning point, Ghana caught selling voter data

Developments across Nigeria’s digital ID projects have reached a certain momentum as more government departments require the country’s National Insurance…

 

WTTC salutes ICAO efforts on biometrics and urges fast implementation

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has saluted the work of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on digital…

 

Multimodal biometrics to drive 21 percent CAGR ePassport growth to 2023

The global market for ePassports will grow by 21 percent CAGR to $23.93 billion from 2019 to 2023, driven by…

 

Q&A: HID Global on the African digital identity status quo

As the flagship ID4Africa event opens in South Africa, HID Global talks to Biometric Update about the developments in digital…

 

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…

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