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Biometrics reach more health cards, airports and retailers amid data privacy conflicts

Concerns about Hikvision cameras are playing out government institutions, while biometrics provided by ID.me have drawn a questionable lawsuit in…


Philippines going digital by default? Vietnam’s national IDs ‘introduced’

Vietnam and The Philippines are moving on digital IDs, although only one of the South China Sea nations as part…


Daon digital health pass VeriFLY reaches 1M users on Carnival Cruises

Carnival Cruise Line announced that over a million of its guests have now boarded its ships after verifying their vaccinated…


Startup NeoKe’s decentralized digital ID for travel wins Microsoft hackathon

A startup focusing on decentralized digital ID for travel won Microsoft’s Identity for All hackathon in July and is now…


Mobile driving licenses live in Utah, Arizona for credit union transactions

Mobile driving licenses are being accepted for all bank transaction at America First Credit Union offices in Utah and Arizona….


Philippines official walks back comments on biometrics contract

The Philippines Land Transportation Office has walked back comments made by an official in a public interview which suggested dissatisfaction…


U-turn on manual registers alongside biometric verification kits in Kenyan general elections

Printed manual voter registers are being used alongside biometric kits to authenticate the identity of millions of Kenyans who are…


Lawmaker suggests Philippine biometrics project held up by former contractor

A biometrics contract Dermalog is carrying out in the Philippines is under fire from Land Transportation Office Chief Teofilo Guadiz,…


The Gambia launches new biometric CRVS and health insurance scheme

President Adama Barrow of The Gambia has appealed to citizens of the West African country of 2.5 million people to…


Nigeria ID4D to facilitate digital ID issuance for people living with disabilities

The Nigeria Digital Identification for Development (Nigeria ID4D) project has pledged to create the enabling environment for more people living…

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