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Biometric Update regularly publishes news about digital ID. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news about digital ID. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

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…

 

Kantara stands up working group for mDL privacy protections

As the mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) that will likely be the first digital ID for many Americans begin to roll…

 

Ireland awards HID Global €15M passport processing contract

Ireland’s Department of Foreign affairs has awarded a €14.7 million (US$16.5 million) contract to HID Global’s Irish subsidiary to process…

 

Smart Engines ID document-scanning deployed to automate office badge issuance

Smart Engines ID scanning software has been deployed to the business centers of commercial real estate giant CBRE in Russia to…

 

Biometrics investment not constrained by privacy concerns

The acquisition of face biometrics and remote identity proofing supplier Acuant by GBG continues the investment trend in the digital…

 

Idemia signs biometrics contract for Australian law enforcement, supports Mississippi mDL

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has signed an agreement with Idemia to deploy its software to enhance the biometrics capabilities…

 

Mozilla to Europeans updating eIDAS: Let’s give this more thought

Mozilla is waving off European Commission members, who are considering an update to their 2014 digital ID framework for online…

 

Virtual landgrab and digital opiate for the masses – monetizing the metaverse

Nobody seems very excited about the metaverse, but also nobody seems to know what it is. This is not stopping…

 

Canadian province delays digital ID rollout as governments unveil plans

The government of the Canadian province of Ontario is not launching its digital ID program this year after all, claiming…

 

NIMC says new digital identity verification channels can solve Nigerian passport backlog

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has called on the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to use alternative digital ID verification…

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