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Airport biometrics providers and government contractors thankful for rollouts, project wins

It is little surprise that biometrics for air travel and border checks featured in several of the most-read articles on…

 

Ontario invites developers to stand up digital ID as visiting government workers

A plan to introduce government digital ID in the Canadian province of Ontario apparently relies on a spirit of volunteerism….

 

Smart Engines wins passport scanning customer and updates SDK

Smart Engines passport recognition technology has been adopted by accounting outsourcing firm Knopka’s human resources department to automate and simplify the…

 

Nigeria targets 200M for digital ID coverage while sectoral schemes expand

The Director General of Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, says plans by the country to reach all…

 

Paycode receives investment to expand biometric financial inclusion efforts

Investment One Financial Services has taken a stake in biometric financial inclusion fintech Paycode to extend access to basic financial…

 

The global COVID picture isn’t pretty on any uncoordinated level

Two years into COVID-19, and the world’s response to the pandemic is largely as scattershot as ever. Vaccines are highly…

 

Digital wallet updates from diverse providers highlight decentralized storage trend

As digital identities based on different models become gradually more widespread around the world, companies and governments alike are working…

 

SSI network launched by cheqd with over 20 vendor partners

Cheqd has announced a series of partnerships and launched its blockchain-based mainnet in support of self-sovereign ID. The company says…

 

Controversial Indian health records reach 140M registrations, 96 percent linked to Aadhaar

The controversial scheme to give everyone an India a Unique Health ID (UHID) has continued apace with 140 million people…

 

Solution providers battle for space as Africa’s biometrics market grows

The growing trend of African governments awarding contracts for the manufacturing of biometric credentials and building databases is attracting fresh…

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