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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about digital ID. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news regarding digital ID. Additional topics may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Thales launches aviation and biometrics research centers in Singapore

Multinational digital ID provider Thales has strengthened its partnership with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) with the goal of…

 

Ghana unveils plan to assign digital IDs to newborns

As a continuation of the national digital transformation agenda in the health sector, pregnant women in Ghana will soon be…

 

ATB Ventures works with Canadian government on digital ID proof of concept

Alberta-based ATB Ventures is partnering with the government of Canada to develop a proof of concept for a National Digital…

 

3-year prison term for providing false biometrics under new Aadhaar penalties

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has increased the penalties for hacking, sharing, or using Aadhaar data without authorization,…

 

Trust Stamp secures funding for QR code medical records with biometric security

Malta Enterprise has committed funding to support the development of Trust Stamp’s Medical-Record QR Code, which will implement the company’s…

 

Confusion greets Ghana Card PKD inclusion announcement by ICAO

A development this past week suggesting that Ghana’s national biometric ID card dubbed Ghana Card has been okayed by the…

 

Health care sector always talking, planning digital ID management. Too little ‘do’

Among the most troubling problems facing health care providers, patient identity has not significantly improved since the digitalization of facility…

 

Yoti, 1account bring selfie biometrics to more UK digital ID checks

The UK has witnessed substantial steps forward in the adoption of digital ID based on selfie biometrics to support government…

 

Biometrics innovations and growing startups come with big money rumors, controversy

The prospect of a high stakes deal involving Idemia and potentially also Thales piqued the curiosity of a lot of…

 

UNDP identity roundtable: does the bill payer set the standards for private ID firms?

Who are identity systems being built for? What standards do and should private sector firms adhere to when contracted by…

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