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Norway BankID to go biometric, international with OneSpan integrations

Norway’s highly successful BankID system is becoming a de facto digital ID. Its new app replaces the mobile web interface….

 

African nations must implement safeguards against humanitarian digital ID risks: researcher

African countries must put in place policies to ensure that personal data such as biometrics collected for humanitarian purposes are…

 

Smart Engines provides biometric passport scanning for Greek tourism apps

Smart Engines’ optical character recognition and data extraction from documents’ machine-readable zones has been integrated with apps from tourism industry…

 

Many eyes on digital ID credentials for travel. Now about the standards…

Digital identity programs are being mulled or rolled out internationally for air travel. It is good news in terms of…

 

Skeptics of World Bank’s ID4D want more transparency and harm reduction for digital IDs

Dozens of civil society organizations and individual human rights advocates say digital ID programs “regularly” erode human rights. Signatories to…

 

Experian wins digital ID infrastructure contracts, UK govt digitization continues

The UK government has awarded Experian two new contracts to provide digital identity infrastructure, with a combined value of nearly…

 

VerifyMe Nigeria begins international expansion, rolls out digital ID orchestration platform

Lagos-based digital ID verification company VerifyMe Nigeria has developed an API infrastructure and data services platform dubbed QoreID for businesses…

 

Sri Lanka outpaces many in its digital identity and birth registration programs

Off the southern tip of India, the island nation of Sri Lanka is making birth certificates digital ID documents. At…

 

MOSIP’s growth examined as Asian digital identity schemes expand in reach, applications

A profile of MOSIP in the Economic Times says the open-source foundational ID system is now up to 71.7 million…

 

Estonia and Ukraine to collaborate on digital ID development

Estonia and Ukraine have signed a new cooperation agreement in Kyiv focused on fostering an exchange of knowledge in the…

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