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

 

Identity expert dissects biometric authentication failures and how to overcome them

Development economist, biometrics expert and ID4Africa Advisory Board member Dr. Alan Gelb has explained the various ways through which biometric…

 

UK government offering multimillion-pound contracts for digital voter ID services

The British government’s Electoral Integrity Programme has launched procurement exercises for developing digital services for identity verification and issuance of…

 

How old are you? Asking for a service provider

People are sensitive about revealing their age to people they know in conversation, let alone to faceless service providers online,…

 

Kenyans’ efforts to improve digital ID prominent among Good ID Awards

The Good ID Awards for 2021 have been announced, with four winners in each Accountability, Inclusion, Privacy and Security. The…

 

Philippines seeks financial inclusion, digital ID expected to reach 50M this year

Filipino authorities have projected that up to 50 million citizens will be registered for the biometrics-embedded PhilID card by the…

 

Patent published for digital footprint approach to identify COVID super-spreaders

A patent has been published for a process which would collate vast swathes of personal information harvested from digital activity,…

 

Standalone universal ID document liveness detector launched by ID R&D

ID R&D launches what it says is the world’s first standalone document liveness detector compatible with any identity document and which…

 

Saudi Arabia plans imminent rollout of biometric passport, UAE hits 2M digital IDs

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is planning to introduce a biometric passport in the coming months with advanced security features…

 

New mobile driving license initiatives unveiled in Europe and the U.S.

Is the digitization of existing credentials leading to digital identity products? A panel discusses mobile driving licenses (mDL) in the…

 

UK immigration bill proposing biometric data collection from millions faces criticism

The recently updated Nationality and Borders Bill set out by the UK Home Office includes plans to introduce an Electronic…

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