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GBG to acquire IDscan Biometrics and raise up to $33.8m in share placing

Identity intelligence firm GBG has agreed conditionally to acquire identification software provider IDscan Biometrics, and raise up to £25 million…

 

Illinois to integrate facial recognition for driver’s licenses and ID cards

The State of Illinois will begin integrating facial recognition features this week in its driver’s licenses and identification cards as…

 

HID Global recognized for mobile driver’s licenses solution

Security Products magazine has selected the HID goID platform for mobile IDs as a winner of the 2016 Govies Award…

 

Kwick High Tech innovation supports massive biometrics programs

Some of the most ambitious biometric regulations in the world are taking place in Pakistan, where the government has determined…

 

India launches new digital payment scheme

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) Ltd. launched its new Unified Payments Interface (UPI) system on Monday. A P Hota,…

 

South Africa makes smart ID application available online

In an effort to move services from paper to digital and eliminate lengthy queues at its offices, South Africa’s Department…

 

Women and their right to identity

This is a guest post by Anne Bouverot, CEO of Morpho (Safran). We sometimes tend to forget that our identity…

 

Aware’s biometric solutions, then and now: Q&A with Rob Mungovan

Rob Mungovan has been directing Aware’s sales and product development for nearly 20 years. He’s one of a handful in…

 

UIDAI misses Aadhaar registration deadline

A news report claims that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the government agency in charge of Aadhaar, missed…

 

Distribution of ECOWAS Biometric ID Cards to begin in January 2016

The Chairman of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, recently presented samples of the…

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