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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 concerning digital ID. Additional tags may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

World Health Organization COVID certificate guidance skips digital ID

The World Health Organization has published its technical and implementation guidance for COVID-19 vaccine certificates. The guidance is based on…

 

FacePhi to deploy face biometrics for South Korean smart city project

FacePhi will deploy its digital onboarding and facial recognition technology in Jeju Island, South Korea for a biometric identity verification…

 

Nigeria’s digital identity agency NIMC to get $61M funding to upgrade identity infrastructure

Nigeria’s cabinet, the Federal Executive Council, has approved N25 billion (U.S.$61 million) for the upgrading of identity infrastructure at the…

 

As US gives up on federated digital identity, Europe tries again with SSI

The idea of providing digital ID to people throughout an open federated identity ecosystem with multiple providers may have to…

 

EmpTech supplies biometric passports, ID cards for Belarus

The Republic of Belarus has commenced the issuance of new biometric passports and national identity cards. According to a press…

 

US government wants real-time digital ID verification for login.gov

The U.S. government wants to hear from vendors interested in creating a digital ID verification service that the government is…

 

Mobile driver’s licenses in Apple Wallet coming to 8 states, TSA checkpoints

Eight states have committed to adopting Apple Wallet for mobile driver’s license and state digital ID storage, the tech giant…

 

Kenya issues digital ID cards to minority community after decades of ordeal

Members of a ‘stateless’ community in Kenya known as the Shona have received digital ID cards from the Kenyan government,…

 

Pakistan launches biometric app for remote registration, onboarding

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority has launched an app to allow users to perform biometric verification on their smartphones,…

 

Privacy protections of digital health passes in focus with Quebec questions, Yoti endorsement

Yoti contributed to the Good Health Pass Collaborative’s Interoperability Blueprint to ensure the protection of principles around privacy, security and user…

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