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Digital health pass developments worldwide: Canada, Slovenia, Linux Foundation

In many different formats and under many different names, digital health pass systems to prove a person’s COVID-19 status are…

 

FacePhi, SITA and Collins each roll out facial recognition to airports on different continents

FacePhi, SITA and Collins Aerospace are all supplying face biometrics to aviation sector customers in new deployments. Meanwhile in Canada,…

 

Governments consider digital health pass rules, seek balance between safety and exclusion

Event venues in the UK are being asked to adopt digital health passes to prevent the spread of COVID-19 “as…

 

Canada launches tender to upgrade immigration biometrics system

The Government of Canada has posted a tender notice for a biometric immigration system, inviting industry engagement and feedback on…

 

Canadian liquor and cannabis retailers’ biometrics use found inappropriate

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (B.C.) found via a review  that some private sector licensed…

 

Digital identity proliferation spurs customer concern for ethical data usage, says ATB report

Consumers in North America are distrustful of tech companies and their commitment to data privacy, according to a Tech and…

 

Fragmentation in details and niches as digital health passes roll out around the world

UK authorities are being asked by the country’s aviation sector to ditch the COVID test and isolation requirements it has…

 

Canada engages business group to establish digital identity standards

Canada’s CIO Strategy Council has been engaged by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and Innovation Science and Economic Development…

 

Canadian digital ID group tops 100 members

The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) continues to grow rapidly, with new participants pushing its membership past…

 

Canada requests bids to develop biometric management office strategy

The Canada Border Services Agency has invited 15 groups to submit proposals as it attempts to stand up an Office…

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