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Biometric Update regularly releases news about digital ID. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news related to digital ID. More tags may be perused by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Kenya’s private sector can push digital identity drive: Estonian leader

The President of Estonia has praised Kenya’s digital identity journey and says she believes the private sector can help push…

 

The devilish details of digital health passes in an atmosphere of urgency, uncertainty

The world is coming to terms with the likelihood that thousands of people will die of COVID-19 each month for…

 

Ontario plans SSI-based digital ID by fall, Liquid Avatar lauds use of open standards

The Canadian Province of Ontario has unveiled its digital identity standards and technology plan, ahead of a planned launch of…

 

Facial recognition forecast at $8.5B in 2025, biometric payment cards breaking out

Signs of market strength for biometric payment cards and facial recognition are prominent among the week’s most-read articles on Biometric…

 

Mastercard partnership to capture biometrics of 30 million Africans

A joint venture by Mastercard’s Community Pass and its partner Paycode aims to capture the biometrics of 30 million individuals…

 

Governments adding biometrics, digitizing ID worldwide: Zimbabwe passports, China mDLs, Belarus ID cards

National ID continues to go biometric and digital around the world. Zimbabwe’s Civil Registry prepares to go digital with Semlex…

 

Digital identity specialists: lack of trust in digital projects threatens response to COVID

Unfair systems, coding vulnerabilities and data conditions without end: the global COVID digital health pass situation is looking under the…

 

SITA partners on Australian biometric app for ETA applications from home

The Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) app, developed collaboratively by the Australian Department of Home Affairs, SITA, and the Arq…

 

Kenyans, Cameroonians reminded to pick up their biometric IDs

Kenyan authorities are calling on citizens to clear the backlog of uncollected biometric national identity cards, known as the Huduma…

 

French digital ID authentication coming to smartphones with Idemia contract

France is integrating its national digital ID card, the CNIe, with smartphones to allow French citizens to complete online transactions,…

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