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Expanded Smart Engines customer base leads to 113M ID document scans in 2021

Smart Engines witnessed significant progress not only in the commercialization and adoption of its products in 2021, but also in…

 

Malawi: Biometric passport production could halt, staff arrested ‘as human bait’

The situation facing Techno Brain in Malawi appears to be deteriorating. In further developments since the firm’s passport contract cancellation…

 

Canadian mobile-based digital IDs expand access, application

Canadian digital ID providers Bluink and Liquid Avatar Technologies announced developments in their mobile apps that provide verification for their…

 

Britain proposes path to free Voter Card, digital identity potential for polls

A paper published by the UK government outlines what will be accepted as photographic identity at future elections in Great Britain,…

 

Yoti age estimation, digital ID app positioned for UK regulatory updates

A pair of regulatory developments in the UK open up opportunities for technology providers, notably Yoti, just as the company’s…

 

ID4Africa LiveCasts: Season 4 Premiere

ID4Africa LiveCasts: Season 4 Premiere Online January 26, 2022 at 13:30 GMT  The ID4Africa LiveCasts are back for an exceptional…

 

The allure of Chinese ‘digital authoritarianism’ for Latin America

Concern that Chinese technology in Venezuela and Cuba which is allowing the states to exercise ‘social control’ over their populations…

 

Biometric consumer gadgets neat, but key growth areas tied to banks, autos, government

Numerous products with biometrics integrated for security and convenience were on display last week at CES, but the trend towards…

 

Idemia I&S patent filing for ID document scanning published

Idemia Identity & Security USA has had an application for an ID document-scanning patent published, while its French parent company…

 

More aviation spending on automation, digital health passes, end-to-end biometrics

After the global shock to air travel in 2020, investment in IT by airlines and airports just about returned to…

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