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Infineon revealed as supplier for Vietnamese digital ID

Vietnam’s electronic ID efforts have taken a step forward, as Infineon and MK Smart were announced as vendors for the…

 

Governments prioritize ID documents to mitigate thin chip supplies

The global chip shortage is not having as detrimental an impact on the production of smart government ID documents as…

 

Australia wants more use of digital IDs but how committed is it?

Apparently satisfied with a sizable, though incomplete, deployment of digital IDs in Australia, some central government legislators want to expand…

 

UNHCR gets digital ID boost from Estonia to improve service delivery for refugees

Refugees and forcibly displaced persons benefiting from services of the United National High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) are having a…

 

Unanimous support so far in District of Columbia for mobile driving license

The District of Columbia appears likely to approve voluntary digital licenses for its residents who drive. Bill 24-043 has progressed…

 

UK, Canadian digital identity initiatives focus on technology and its implications

The UK and Canadian governments have unveiled new digital identity milestones, as the technology takes hold across many countries amid…

 

Digital health pass biometrics deployed by NEC in Japan, Clear in US

Two separate initiatives using biometrics and digital ID technologies to facilitate the adoption of COVID-inspired digital health passes have been…

 

Australian government digital transformation plan light on ID

Australia has formally announced an ambitious plan to make the entire Australian Public Service available online in a way that…

 

Biometrics providers target more verticals and expanding markets

Cross-border digital identity services from Mastercard could be live as soon as next year, and the company has brought North…

 

Digital ID data and fragility: the Dark Side of Identity, Part 2

What can happen with data amid the realities of fragile environments such as places of conflict, natural disaster or political…

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