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HID Global

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things. We make it possible for people to…


TechNavio projects biometric growth in China based on ePassports, national ID cards

According to TechNavio, growing demand for ePassports and national ID cards will result in exponential growth in the Chinese biometrics…


New York City to use facial recognition software for municipal ID program

New York City officials announced it will use face recognition software to curb identity fraud regarding the city’s new municipal…


SDW 2015 – The Global Hub For Next Generation Citizen & Government ID Solutions

Conference: 9-11 June 2015 – Exhibition 10-11 June 2015 QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London, UK SDW 2015 (Security Document World)…


Turkey government to soon monitor displaced Syrians using biometric ID cards

Officials from Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) have successfully managed to complete the biometric registration of 740,000 of…


Kenyan government introduces biometric register to eliminate ghost workers from payroll

The Kenyan government has implemented a new initiative that makes it mandatory for all civil servants to have their biometrics…


Thales awarded with £3.8m contract to secure UK biometric residence card data

Security technology firm Thales announced it has been awarded a new £3.8 million, two-year contract from the UK’s Home Office…


Economic Community of West African States propose to replace residence permits with biometric ID

Leaders within the sub-region at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have proposed to replace residence permits with…


New South African tourism rules require many tourists to obtain biometric visa in person

The South African tourism department is set to introduce new regulations in October that would require travellers to the country…


India to identify all citizens in three years, issue new biometrics card

India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh gave government officials a three-year deadline to identify citizens through the National Population Register (NPR)….

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